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THIS Is How to Check Email In the Morning

THIS Is How to Check Email In the Morning

This post was updated on April 29, 2021 Conventional wisdom says that checking email first thing in the morning hijacks your productivity for the day. But if you don’t check it, maybe you’ll miss an important change to your schedule or a critical piece of information....

Distractions Steal More Than Productivity

Distractions Steal More Than Productivity

I've written before about how distractions and the failure to practice attention management take a toll in the workplace. In my latest article for Harvard Business Review, I expand on those themes: Distractions aren't just detrimental to our work. They are also making...

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