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Get More Done In Less Time | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
I came across this excellent article that could be relevant to all of us. Read and enjoy. I hope it makes a difference to you, as it did to me. How Long Can You Concentrate? Imagine this: You’re sitting in front of your computer, working on a project. Perhaps it’s a book, an e-mail, or an article. Or you’re doing research. The phone rings. Do you answer it? A new e-mail chimes. Do you immediately read it? A text message arrives. Do you look at it and reply? Your spouse or child enters the room. Do you stop what you are doing to see what they want? The question is: How easily are you distracted? The other day, I was reading that the average person can concentrate on one thing for only about five minutes. He’s got so many gadgets and gizmos that he can never rest or relax mentally. The cellphone or blackberry is always with him. He sleeps with it at his side. Cannot go for a walk without it. Or attend a movie or concert. Can’t eat a meal with his family without looking at his gadget. I am NOT saying you should get rid of all …