Technology is taking over our lives, especially in the workplace. What can we do to put technology in its place to finally get focused work done? Below are resources, tools, and articles for regaining focus in your digital life. These are tools I use myself but is not meant to be an exhaustive list. Full disclosure – I am an investor in, one of the companies mentioned in the presentation. If you have tools and tips you’d like to suggest, please share them in the comments section below… Here’s my presentation on how to find focus at work by Slaying the Messaging Monster.

Turn Off External Triggers

Make the Undesired Action More Difficult

Remove or Delay the Reward

Slow the Investment

    These are some of the tools I use and recommend, but please tell me your suggestions in the comments below!


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