What’s Killing Your Productivity?Mar 22nd, 2013 | By Editorial Staff | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog
Ranked lowest to highest:
Getting caught up in bureaucracy/red tape – 8%
Talking on cell phone/texting – 10%
Social networking – 11%
Travel time/commuting – 13%
Non-business related conversations – 16%
Too many meetings – 18%
Procrastination – 19%
Watching TV – 26%
Surfing the Internet – 27%
Email – 33%
The Wall Street Journal noted that the average American businessperson loses almost 40 hours a year in productivity searching for lost and misplaced items from messy desks and files.
Guess it’s time I start looking at what or who is killing my productivity at work and at home, and start focusing on activities that provide more value in my life.
I know my office and desk need a good spring cleaning, and one of these days when the weather gets warmer I’ll really feel in the mood and get right on it. Oops — procrastination — a productivity killer!
Okay, I’ll start right after I research cleaning tips on the Internet and check my emails.
Hmm … just doesn’t seem like I’m making headway here …