In the modern business world we have a huge number of demands on our time. When we are not holding meetings, we’re arranging them, when we’re not reading emails, we’re writing them. We have instant, almost unlimited access to information, and our curious minds find it almost impossible to resist the temptation to absorb more.

It seems that the transformative effect that technology in particular has had on the way we work has ultimately done little to ease the burden of the many different things demanding our attention on a daily basis. Instead, it has simply increased the number of opportunities for us to become distracted from whatever it is we really should be concentrating on.

So, in this environment of constant, potential distraction, how do we maintain our focus, and ensure that we are making the most effective use of our time?

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