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Workplace procrastination: Why we do it and how to kick the habit

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Many of us are guilty of leaving certain tasks until the last minute while at work – whether that be a new assignment or a particularly challenging task. However, falling into a habit of procrastinating can be a slippery slope and extremely frustrating and disheartening for those who procrastinate regularly. A recent study by Lenstore found one […]

Almost a third of us can’t go 20 minutes or less without checking our phone at work

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With research suggesting that human adults are only able to focus on something for 15 to 20 minutes at a time, it’s no wonder many of us struggle with procrastination during the working day, or constantly find ourselves distracted by our thoughts whilst watching TV. Now, new research from Lenstore has revealed which activities we get distracted the most […]

Procrastination: A £345 billion problem

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Procrastination costs the UK economy a staggering £345 billion each year, with £1.3bn worth of time wasted every day by people daydreaming, shopping online, texting or taking cigarette breaks. A new survey says workers in the UK spend almost three hours of their working day procrastinating, with the average person wasting £10,605 of their employer’s money […]

More work tools equals less efficiency

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A study by HubSpot has found that the more tools workers had at their disposal, the less efficient they were with their time. “In today’s hyper-connected workplace, it’s easy to fall into the trap of feeling like you have to take on everything at once,” said Brian Johnson, Operations Director at leading digital and marketing recruitment […]