When you get distracted, how long does it take you to recoup your focus?
I just had one of those now?
A pleasant yet unexpected distraction.
How long do regain focus?
Under 10 seconds!
Cos, the current + next action step I was working on was right in front of me, easily accessible, easily visible.
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“Small distractions create much larger holes in our day. We call these ‘time craters.’ ... In one of our favorite studies ever, Gloria Mark of the University of California, Irvine found that it takes people twenty-three minutes and fifteen seconds to get back on task after a distraction.“ -Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
What can you do to reduce the amount of time it takes to get back on task after a distraction?
What could you do to minimize the distraction in the first place?