We are creatures with short attention spans. This is increasingly obvious as we have hundreds of companies battling for our attention every day. As if ads and push notifications were not enough, we also have 15 different methods that co-workers, friends, and now grandmothers can reach out to us at any time of the day.
By the end of the day, we feel exhausted because of all of these disruptions turn into distractions. We weren’t able to get anything done so we look at our social feeds to “feel better”. Now we even get less done.
Here’s how to prevent getting stuck in that rut.