Let's be honest: Staying focused at work is hard. Really hard.
While writing this piece I've been distracted by Slack notifications, meetings, coworkers, songs I didn't vibe with at the moment, and World of Warcraft YouTube videos. That's just the abridged list.
And I'm not alone. According to the Labor Department, productivity fell in the workplace for the first time in four years. However, workplace distractions aren't the only culprit; multiple factors are contributing to losses in productivity.