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Distracted in your office? NYT article to the rescue.



I wish my office looked this serene (NC Botanical Garden).

I’m sitting in my disorganized office, feeling overwhelmed. I see stacks to file, documents to process, potentially “useful” information to throw away.

It doesn’t help that I moved personal items into this space while a room is being remodeled. It doesn’t help that I’m reading news online, checking email, and anticipating a text message. Distractions are more compelling when I have important work to complete! Sound familiar?

I’m a fan of David Allen’s work on “stress-free productivity” and here’s a reminder of his wisdom from the New York Times. Time to get busy on what matters, now.

Author: Julie Mitchell

Julie Mitchell is an executive coach, facilitator, professional speaker and senior consultant who can help you create more positive working relationships, improve your performance, and achieve goals through understanding and practicing effective communication on every level.

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