“Kicking distractions to the curb to regain quality and productivity” with Maura Thomas, Speaker and Trainer

“Kicking distractions to the curb to regain quality and productivity” with Maura Thomas, Speaker and Trainer | E75

When was the last time you sat down to complete a task and weren’t interrupted by a ding of a new message? Or got so overwhelmed with your massive to-do list that you let distractions get the best of you?

Maura Thomas knows that now more than ever our teams are being interrupted and inundated with distractions. And it’s not just a problem for the people we support, leaders are subject to the same habit of distraction. Not only are we less productive, our ability to produce quality work suffers.

In this Powerful at Work Radio podcast episode, Maura shares her tips for how you can regain your patience and focus. Because if you can’t control your attention, you can’t control your life.

Episode Outline:

  • [02:32] How technology has created a habit of distraction…
  • [04:09] We’re just chipping away at our attention span and it’s getting shorter and shorter and shorter.
  • [09:00] Are you living a life where you are distracted AND disconnected?
  • [18:14] There are two primary ways people can begin to manage their attention…
  • [19:30] Are you inadvertently teaching your team to be disempowered?

About Maura Thomas:

Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. Her proprietary Empowered Productivity™ System has been embraced by the likes of NASA, L’Oreal, and Dell. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of five books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker in Inc. Magazine. 

Maura is frequently featured in major business outlets including Business Insider, Fast Company, and Washington Post, and she’s also a regular contributor to both Forbes and the Harvard Business Review, with articles there viewed over a million times.

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