Tuesday, December 17, 2013

4 tips on how to survive distractions and stay productive this holiday season

It’s the middle of December; the holidays are right around the corner. Your mind is likely consumed with holiday shopping, parties, and making family arrangements. Both stress and excitement can be at an all-time high.

Did you forget something? (And no, I’m not referring to your favorite uncle’s gift.) I’m talking about your job. Because no matter what else is happening this time of year, you still have a job to get done.

The holidays are not a time to put off what you can do now at work until after the New Year. During the holidays you owe it to yourself to stay focused amidst all the distractions.

To help you survive the distractions and stay productive through the holiday season, check out the four tips I offered in my latest contribution to Wired’s Innovation Insights blog. Come Jan. 1, you’ll be glad you did – and chances are so will your employer and customers!