Technology and smartphones have been decreasing our focus and productivity — especially in the workplace. Thankfully, there are many effective strategies to help improve this. Try getting the tasks you dread most out of the way early, so they’re not hanging over you for the whole day. Listening to music or practicing mindfulness are another two easy ways to quickly get focused and work. Implementing these strategies can quickly help you succeed in the workplace, and put away your smartphone.
- The rise of smartphone technology has inhibited productivity, especially in the workplace.
- The strategy of starting with the worst task can help you be productive later on.
- Listening to music at work has also been shown to improve productivity in several scientific studies.
“Go ahead and let your mind wander. It’s okay to zone out. Detaching from work for a short time can help people feel energized. John Donahoe, CEO of e-commerce company eBay always believed in the formula, ‘Time off pays off.” He believed that the time spent away from work to refresh and refocus is not really time off.”
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