Want productivity? Reduce the noise! Even a 3 second distraction can spoil your concentration.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

“Even the teensiest distractions can seriously throw us off. One recent study found that interruptions as brief as 2.8 seconds were enough to more than double the number of errors study participants made on a given task.”

Kate Lister’s insight:

We really need to account for this in workplace strategy. Many of the new workplace environments are downright offensive in terms of our need to focus.

See it on Scoop.it, via Agile Work Solutions

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