I think most of you will find this article useful.
It’s really difficult to stay focused and stop multitasking, switching between 2 monitors and ten tabs open, while checking emails and Facebook updates.
The following tips will help you avoid distractions and be more productive at work.
1. Work within your brain’s natural schedule
You’ve probably noticed that you’re able to stay more focused at different times of day.
For most people, our peak distraction times occur between 12-4 p.m. and we feel an especially strong ‘crash’ around 2:00 p.m.
5. Find work that keeps you genuinely engaged
When you lose focus, ask if it’s you or the task at hand. If it’s less engaging, it might be better suited to when you have more natural energy (like the late morning!)
7. Chew gum
Yes, this sounds weird, but research shows that chewing gum increases the oxygen flow to the parts of your brain responsible for attention. It also improves your long term memory and injects a bit of insulin into your blood which may help give your brain that added energy boost.
Read the full post here: Crew blog