As I sit down to focus on this blog, there are distractions everywhere. There are at least 25 unread emails in my inbox. Three un-listened-to voicemails. The dogs want to go out. Even my stomach is grumbling, starving for attention. There is literally no better time to talk about time management skills.
So, how can I stay focused and effective at running impeccable research projects despite all these challenges and daily distractions? Here, I share three tactics that I’ve found to work for me (and may work for you and your projects, too).