These Are The 10 Biggest Office Distractions

Whenever you get distracted — by that Tinder notification, text message from your mum, or whatever puppy pic is setting Twitter ablaze at the moment — it takes a full 25 minutes for you to fully re-acquaint yourself with whatever you were working on before.

Therein lies the danger of distraction: As you switch between tasks, your overall productivity goes down, even if it feels like you’re getting a lot done.

What’s worse, being distracted all the time actually erodes your attention span.

Let’s start by recognising what is distracting us, care of the productivity app WeekDone.

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