Does this sound familiar?
You come in to your office ready to start work. You sit down at your desk, check emails, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Then you’ve been on your computer for 30 minutes so you figure it’s time to go get a drink. You get a drink, come back to your desk … sit down, check emails, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, now you need to go to the toilet …
We all have a ‘starting’ ritual that we do when we come back to our desk after a break. And that ritual chews up a LOT of time in the day. I know when I used to work eight hour days I could easily get to lunch time having done nothing but check and answer email. Terrible!
Today Carly and I share the evolutionary thing (!!) that might cause this behaviour and share some practical tips for eliminating it from your life.
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