Last Updated Aug 21, 2008 4:14 PM EDT
How many times are you interrupted during a typical workday? Who or what interrupts you the most? Gloria Mark, a professor at the Department of Informatics at the University of California at Irvine, has conducted extensive research on the effects of workplace interruptions. She finds that many times, we are our worst enemy -- we interrupt ourselves. In this podcast, she also explains when distractions are actually beneficial and offers tips on preventing negative interruptions.
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