Minimizing Interruptions to Stay “In the Zone”

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Have you ever been really focused on solving a problem? So focused that you tuned out the rest of the world around you? A monkey clanging cymbals in the cube next to yours wouldn’t bother you, you are so focused. Some IT professionals call this “in the zone.”

Now, have you ever been interrupted by someone while you are in the zone? “Joe, got a question for you. It will only take a second.” Aaagh!

Studies have shown that it can take IT professionals up to 25 minutes to get back into the zone after an interruption. Think about that. That’s productivity wasted. One 30 second question and answer can cost 25 minutes in lost productivity.

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