Harvard Business Review: “How to Overcome Your (Checks Email) Distraction Habit” (Gloria Mark quoted)

December 5, 2019

In my work as a productivity trainer and speaker for nearly 2,000 organizations, I have found that distraction is the single biggest barrier to meaningful, satisfying work. Studies by Gloria Mark and colleagues show that we often switch what we’re doing every few minutes, and these frequent interruptions “cause us to work faster, which causes more stress, higher frustration, time pressure, and effort.” And this sabotages not just our performance but the way we “show up” in the world.

Read the full story at Harvard Business Review.