Don’t we all know that feeling? You’re sitting at home with a particular task which you need complete. Or perhaps you don’t necessarily need to, but you should? You can’t really concentrate and stare across your room in the entirely unintentional, but also massively subconscious search for something more trivial and more gratifying to do? All of a sudden cleaning up your room becomes the most important thing in world, checking your E-Mail or Facebook for the 13th time within 30 minutes seems entirely reasonable, or you carry out the garbage simply because it seems convenient at the time?
Distraction is the number one productivity killer and will keep you from reaching your objectives more than anything else. But luckily there are some very effective techniques which will help you discipline yourself, become more productive and reach higher levels of motivation than ever before.