These 4 Habits Will 10x Your Productivity at Work

Or ways to get rid of your distractions as much as possible

Chau Trieu
4 min readAug 22, 2022
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There are countless distractions at work, whether at home or in the office.

Coworkers asking you questions, people stopping by your station to chat, meeting notifications and more are interrupting your workflow every single day.

Until you do something about it.

But first, ask this question:

Is it a distraction or procrastination in disguise?

At my previous job, I was put under constant pressure. There were multiple times I had felt like I was on the verge of breaking.

My defense mechanism was to watch Netflix.

But I didn’t realize I was procrastinating. I blamed it on being distracted by social media notifications or news articles reporting the most-watched show online.

I kept slacking off during the day and pulling a few all-nighters to finish my tasks.

Then, around 3 PM one afternoon, right after having a meeting with my manager, I shut down my laptop and went to the West Lake in Hanoi.

I was feeling so stuffed that only being in an open space and walking along the largest…

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Chau Trieu

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