STAY SAFE: Check Building Occupancy
Laptop/DesktopMobile Device
In the News

December 5, 2019

Harvard Business Review

How to Overcome Your (Checks Email) Distraction Habit

In my work as a productivity trainer and speaker for nearly 2,000 organizations, I have found that distraction is the single biggest barrier to meaningful, satisfying work. Studies by Gloria Mark and colleagues show that we often switch what we’re doing every few minutes, and these frequent interruptions “cause us to work faster, which causes more stress, higher frustration, time pressure, and effort.” And this sabotages not just our performance but the way we “show up” in the world.

Read the full story at Harvard Business Review.

How to Overcome Your (Checks Email) Distraction Habit

< Previous
Esports makes its way into San Diego high schools and has boosted some students into college
Next >
Trump still uses his personal cell phone despite warnings and increased call scrutiny

Media interested in interviewing ICS faculty, students or alumni should contact Matt Miller at (949) 824-1562 or via email at