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Limiting Distractions and Promoting Independence in the Workplace

November 27, 2023


The modern workplace is distraction central. From emails to pinging Slack notifications, alerts on project management apps and frequent meetings, it can be hard for employees to actually get any work done.

According to research from McKinsey & Company, this problem has even affected senior-level employees, with 80 percent of executives stating they were going to change, or were already changing, their meeting structure and cadence as a result of this workplace evolution. Additionally, most executives report that they spend “way too much time on pointless interactions that drain their energy and produce information overload.”

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