Working from home sounded like a dream come true. After all, you never have to change out of your pajamas. You commute involves shuffling down the hall to the kitchen in your fuzzy bunny slippers. It’s has to be great, right? Well, as many of us are learning as we’re forced to work from home for the first time, life doesn’t always live up to expectations. Without the structure of the office, it’s not easy keep your mind from wandering. Maybe you’re worried about the current world situation. Maybe you’re thinking about homeschooling the kids. You might even be lost in deep speculation about what’s going to happen next on that show you’ve been binge watching. One thing’s for sure, the hard part about working from home is staying focused.
In our fast-paced, business world, we are surrounded by productivity-killing interruptions. The rise of the internet, social media and smart technology have landed us firmly in the Age of Information. But we might as well call it the Age of Digital Distractions. Yes, these advances in technology have undoubtedly helped us do more and achieve more. But they have also hindered our ability to focus on getting the basics done. Surviving the Age of Digital Distractions When at work, digital distractions come at us from every direction. You have your computer in front of you with email notifications and numerous
Did you ever feel like you have too much to do and too little time to do it? In our fast-paced world, finding the time do all the things you need to do, not to mention the things you want to do, may seem difficult. But how much of that is on you? Perhaps you waste time without even realizing it. After all, you only glance at your phone for second and you only check your personal email between tasks. A few productivity tips can help you stay focus and achieve more each day.