According to Udemy’s survey, nearly 3 out of 4 workers (70 percent) admit they feel distracted when they’re on the job every day. Businesses are losing millions of dollars annually on workplace distractions. Our attentions spans are now under 8 seconds before we get distracted.
Between personal issues, social media, smartphones, and boredom distracted employees are wasting time and costing you money. In an article on the HuffingtonPost.com, businesses can lose up to $10,000 per employee per year due to distractions and poorly designed technology.
WeekDone.com says that most employees spend 28% of their time dealing with unnecessary interruptions – that’s 2 to 3 hours per day.
That’s a huge loss of productivity. The Overcoming Workplace Distraction Course provides the strategies to overcome workplace distractions by creating a focused environment and where to place your effort and energy producing greater results.
“My workplace is full of distractions that are effecting my ability to concentrate. By learning how to identify and reduce my personal distractions, I have seen an increase in productivity, efficiency and time management.” T.S.
This course provides you with the following outcomes that you can begin to incorporate into your workplace.
- Identified the Power of Focus
- Gained an Understanding of Your Personal Distractions
- Pinpointed Ways to Reduce Personal Distractions
- Discovered How to Create a Focused Environment
- Recognized How to Focus Your Energy
- Develop a Work/Life Balance
- Utilize the OGSM Model to Achieve Your Goals
Capturing Your Thoughts
Each of our courses offers two ways to be able to capture your thoughts. You can capture these reflective thoughts by using the note-taking section that is built into each module. Taking notes as you are learning these insights will ensure that they will not be lost or forgotten. Your note taking can serve as a kind of journaling process that you can re-visit while working through the various components of each module. Secondly, we have provided a separate downloadable interactive PDF that has questions for you to answer in each of the four lessons – Assumptions, Assessments, Application and Accountability. You can save and print out this PDF Interactive information and share with your manager, team members or peers.
IMPORTANT: Before you begin your course sessions below, you will need to download and save the attached Focus Life Institute interactive document that you will be using to answer the questions within this course. This document will provide you with a complete portfolio of this course that can be used as a personal reference, a discussion with others or can be handed in as an assignment based on your specific circumstances. Please make sure you remember where you saved your document and keep it open as you will be filling the document out after each individual session in this course.