11 Major Productivity Disruptions and How to Overcome Them
“What’s the biggest distraction you face on a daily basis and how do you avoid or overcome it so you can maintain productivity?
1. Fear and Anxiety
When you’re worrying about something, it really distracts you. When something is clearly bothering me, if I can move it to my immediate tasks, I do so. If I cannot, I pull out a notebook, write down exactly what is bothering me, what my action plan is and what the possible solutions are. This way I can write out my concerns and form a plan. This gets it out of the way and helps me focus.
2. The Phone
My phone is without a doubt my biggest distraction. Every time I hear or feel it go off, I instinctively grab it out of my pocket.”