Distractions and interruptions happen throughout the day–it’s an inevitable part of life–but being able to quickly refocus and get back on task is the key to a productive workday.
In 2011, when Jack Dorsey was running Twitter and Square full-time–at the time he worked about 8 hours for each company a day. . . His simple yet brilliant tip is allotting a theme to each workday. This, he said, allowed him to quickly recall and refocus on the day’s task once the distraction was out of the way.