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Linked – Communication Multitasking: You Only Get 1h 12min/day Without Email

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I wonder if they separated the numbers for different workplace environments. Like, in an open office concept, is it even worse, or do people email and IM less, offsetting what would clearly be in person interruptions and distractions? Either way, we are terrible at multitasking and the new push to communicate more, is not helping us get any work done, that much is clear.

“Looking at total time spent without communication multitasking, our research found the average knowledge worker only has 1 hour and 12 minutes a day for completely focused work.”

The true cost of email and IM: You only have 1 hour and 12 minutes of uninterrupted productive time a day

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