The information age we live in is fantastic; need to look up the closest restaurant: Google it. Need to get instructions on how to do anything; Look it up on YouTube. Want to know what your Friends & Family are up to; Facebook them. However, with all this excellent information at our fingertips 24/7 365, when its time to buckle down and get some work done, the temptation is always lingering to drag us away from work to check a message, to check emails, to watch videos that have nothing to do with what you’re actually doing.
When interrupted or distracted by phones, emails or everything else, we not only lose the time that we are reading or watching the distraction, but it also takes more time as you realise you’ve been distracted, shake your head and say to yourself, ‘Wait, what was I doing again?’ and try to refocus on your task.
The following are some handy tips to help you remove some of these distractions and be a bit more productive with your time:
We’re all human, and our mind will tend to wander, so hopefully, these tips can help limit digital distractions from taking up your valuable time.