Why attention management is the secret sauce to success during the pandemic (and after)

In short, it’s deliberately choosing what gets your attention. You’ll not only be more productive, but you’ll also increase the quality of your life because you’ll have more time and energy to devote to what’s truly important. … No more multitasking or task-switching. What harm can it do to check your email notifications, texts, or Slack messages? A lot, actually. According to a University of California Irvine study, “it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back to the task.”