Handling interruptions and distractions
From the ping of yet another ‘urgent’ email landing in your inbox to colleagues dropping by for a chat, interruptions and distractions are an inevitable and often unwelcome part of working life.
With research showing that it takes an average of 23 minutes for a person to regain concentration after an interruption, it’s no surprise that we can feel frustrated when they happen. Why? Because as productivity decreases, stress levels increase. As a manager, one of your key responsibilities is being available to support your team when they need it.
As a new manager, knowing how to handle these increased demands on your time will help you to balance the needs of your team with your own workload, while fostering positive and productive working relationships.Watch Content Preview
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