23 minutes and 15 seconds.
According to a study at the University of California-Irvine, it takes 23 minutes and 15 seconds to regain your flow once you are interrupted and distracted.
Co-worker stops by to say “hi” . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds GONE!
Email pops into your inbox and you choose to answer it while working on a project . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds to recover!
In the middle of writing this email for you I stopped to write a thank you note (I was worried it wouldn’t go out in today’s mail) . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds . . . ☹
Think about your typical day . . . emails, text messages, drop-in visitors, thoughts in your own head . . . 23 minutes and 15 seconds . . . over and over and over again!
Have I freaked you out yet?!
Good news – the first step is AWARENESS!
Now that you know, what are you going to do differently?
Comment below and let me know!
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