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Protecting Yourself from Distractions

by Tommy van Schaik

This course will teach you the best-of-breed approaches to dealing with distractions in the workplace and protecting your productivity.

What you'll learn

Distractions are plentiful in the modern workplace and they have a devastating effect on our productivity. In this course, Protecting Yourself from Distractions, you will gain the ability to apply the best practices for handling distractions and protecting your productivity. First, you will learn why distractions are so devastating for your productivity. Next, you will discover the concept of hyper-focus and how this helps you to become more productive. Finally, you will learn how to apply best practices for handling distractions in the workplace. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to handle distractions and make sure you spend your time as productive as possible.

About the author

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Tommy van Schaik found out early that his natural habitat was between business and IT. After getting his bachelor's and master's in Business & IT, he decided to join the Dutch Air Force as a Communications Systems Officer. During his last tour in the United States, he found his love for agile transitions and dealing with development teams. He quickly transitioned to the Civilian world to do what he loves best: helping organizations transition to future-proof s... more

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