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Eight Reasons Why You Can’t Pay Attention

forbesPeople are prone to interruption – and whether it's getting caught up in a conversation while sending and email or getting distracted by your phone while in a meeting, it's something that can take a fair amount of time out of your day and productivity. This article from Forbes explains a few reasons why people have a hard time concentrating, and what you can do about your own attention span to help build your ability to stick to the task ahead of you. One tip: get up from your desk and take a brisk walk around the office. Research shows this can help focus the mind and alleviate excess energy.

About Matthew Kabik

Matthew Kabik is the former Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He worked at Computer Aid, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 in the Harrisburg offices, where he was a copywriter, swordsman, social media consultant, and trainer before moving into editorial.

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