Today’s column tackles the challenge of work day interruptions. As with most of my content, I learned it the hard way. Since 2003 I’ve had some, or all, of my work from home and like most things in business, find that my ability to focus on priority tasks ebbs and flows. Some days are better than others.
A friend shared a story with me. Her boss used his “door” as his gatekeeper. If it was open he was available, if it was closed, he was not. A simple, yet very effective approach.
How about you? What distracts you from getting the work done? How do you overcome it?