How to smash modern barriers to productivity

Follow this guidance to mitigate costly workplace distractions, disorganization and miscommunication.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Removing barriers to productivity

You’re probably distracting yourself from your work by reading this article right now.

That’s OK; scintillating content is just one of a thousand distractions in the modern workplace. Between notifications, meetings and “Hey, got a minute?” taps on the shoulder, it’s hard to stay on task.

Of course, technology has done wonders for work. Employees today need just 11 hours to match the output of a 40-hour workweek from an average worker in 1950. However, all this technology at our fingertips is causing what some are calling a “productivity crisis.”

Let’s review three major barriers to productivity:

Distractions

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.