We're not here to judge your distractions: day dreaming, flash games, hovering bosses, whatever it is that steers you off course. But we're wondering how you physically or mentally keep your focus-grabbers at bay, without clever software. In case you just arrived here from Google, you should know Lifehacker is obsessed with software that helps you get things done. But today we want to hear about what you do at your desk, whether at home or in the office, to keep the big distractions out of mind. Do you arrange your seating and workspace to minimize stop-and-chats from co-workers? Time your coffee breaks to coordinate with a distracting supervisor's movement patterns? What tools or techniques have you used to focus, fence off, and otherwise conserve those precious minutes in your day? Share the wealth in the comments below. Photo by dougwood.
How Do You Manage Distraction Without Software?
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