Productivity Facts That Will Shock You

Posted on July 9, 2012 by
Categories: Productivity
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Photo by The Gap Partnership

How much productivity do you think you lose every time you try to multitask?

5%? 10%?


20% to 40%.

And checking your email while doing a creative task effectively lowers your IQ by 10 points in the moment.


And how long does it take you to get back to a task once you’re interrupted?

25 minutes.

25 minutes of lost time just because you stopped to do something else.

I don’t know about you, but I certainly don’t have that kind of time, IQ or productivity to spare.

Check out the full infographic below (click to see full size). Credit: The Gap Partnership

Multitasking Infographic

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