You will never be able to avoid all
the chaos and become a productivity robot. We are human beings after all.
However, there are some things you can do to help control the chaos of
your email off while working on a project on your computer. Focus for an hour.
Then turn it back on and answer them before taking another hour on your
your voicemail to take calls for a period of time.
deflect office visitors. Use a white board at your office door or propped on a
chair blocking the entrance to your cubicle, to create a firm but friendly
message. “Swamped! Sorry, I can’t be
disturbed right now. (That means you! J) Leave your name and I will get back to you after lunch.”
Until next time …