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November 8, 2016

Practicing Mindfulness

Shared by Designer, Shawney Anderson 3 minutes: How frequently the average office worker is interrupted or distracted 23 minutes: How long it takes to return to a task after being interrupted 8: Average number of windows open on a worker’s computer at the same time 30: Average number of times per hour office workers check their email […]

October 5, 2016

Privacy: Thinking Beyond Four Walls

Shared by Workplace Specialist, Jessica Merchant Most of my career has been client facing. Meeting with clients weekly and hosting them at work events or other social engagements. I am a mobile worker in a sales role, I must be an extrovert, right? Well, I am not. While I have similar qualities of an ambivert […]

September 29, 2015

Do Goldfish Have a Longer Attention Span Than You?

The myth of multitasking and what to do about it Here’s a shocking statistic: A 2013 study, by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, reports the average attention span has fallen to just 8 seconds. It gets worse. The same study says goldfish have an attention span of 9 seconds! With all of the interruptions […]