So what is distracting people when they're supposed to be working? According to the survey, colleagues are the biggest distraction with 54% saying that co-workers wanting to socialise is a distraction. However, it's not all things unrelated to work that is distracting employees, 25% said that too many meetings causes them to lose focus and nine percent complained about micromanaging bosses.
The good news is that there are certain things you can do to help reduce distractions, including getting enough sleep, writing to do lists and making sure you get some exercise in the middle of the day.
Check out the infographic below for more on what Virgin Pulse found out about distractions at work.
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