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6 Productivity Hacks to Avoid Distractions and Stay on Task

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Does this scenario sound familiar? You start the day ready to accomplish everything on your to-do list, but then, somehow, you drift. Social media, email, text messages and other disruptions get in the way, and before you know it, it’s mid-afternoon, and you’re wondering where the day went! This sort of drift can be a serious problem, especially when you’re self-employed and possibly working from a home office.

The truth is, being busy doesn’t mean being productive. In fact, the opposite is often true. Busy means you have a loaded schedule, but you might be achieving very little. When you’re productive, on the other hand, you’re busy, but you’re accomplishing tasks and maximizing your time.

So, what’s keeping you from going from busy to productive? Distractions! According to research, the average person is interrupted every eight minutes! Think about it how often do you check your phone, for example? Chances are it’s about once every five minutes or so. With so many distractions to deal with, it’s very tough to be productive, but there is a way. Check out these six powerful strategies to help you hack your........

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