In the past 30 minutes, how many times have you looked at your phone, refreshed your email, or checked a chat notification? 

We have more tools to help us be productive than ever before, yet these tools can also be a source of distractions, leading people to feel more stressed, have more anxiety, and spend more time completing tasks outside of normal work hours. 

Being productive is about harnessing your attention. And the first step to achieving focus is recognizing what causes your attention to be broken. Learn to recognize the things make you less productive in this infographic from Make It Cheaper.



Originally published Jun 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM, updated February 01 2017