Checking an email, taking a quick call, answering a chat, and then getting back to work.... Unfortunately, this is the reality for many - too many distractions at work. However, one key to success is clearly concentration. If we can stay focused on a job for hours, we are automatically more productive. But too much distraction constantly surrounds us and makes it difficult for us to concentrate. This, however, is essential for thought processes, decision making, learning, reasoning, critical thinking and optimal problem solving. A lack of focus means being less effective in all of these areas, resulting in lower...
Checking emails on the weekend, finishing a presentation, or moving up unfinished work, so you don't get slammed on Monday morning? Unfortunately, this is increasingly the reality for many workers. The pandemic of forced home offices hasn't necessarily helped, as the lines between work and personal, or family, lives have increasingly blurred.
It's really mean. Finally, the sun is shining, the days are getting longer and the outdoor season is slowly starting. The long-awaited spring is here! But unfortunately, many people lack the desired energy and already the morning is accompanied by yawning. This can be very frustrating and tedious because it's actually a wonderful time to watch nature reawaken.
Lack of focus is one of the main causes of low productivity in the workplace. Add to that a lack of exercise, an irregular sleep schedule and poor eating habits, and you have problems with focus.
We all want to be happy at work, not only because we spend a large part of our lives working, but also because it is a source of meaning for many of us. We need meaning in our work so that we can be motivated and engaged, performing with satisfying results.
The pandemic demands a lot from us. Fear of losing our jobs, financial insecurity, and fear of illness or losing loved ones accompany us. The uncertainty of what the future holds unsettles us. And yet, we must continue to do our job and deliver the desired performance.