Defeating the 8 Demons of Distraction: Strategies to Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress

Success at work or home often depends on effectively dealing with distractions. Although a few distractions may be easily managed, if constant, they can lead to feeling overwhelmed, irritable, and ineffective.

You will learn to:

  • Recognize the eight common distractions that interfere with personal productivity and time management
  • Create a plan to improve your efficiency so that critical goals are met
  • Apply techniques to stop the interruptions of others so you can focus on the task at hand

You will benefit by:

  • Understanding how distraction interferes with productivity, peacefulness, time management, and organization
  • Increasing task completion, speed, and accuracy
  • Experiencing less stress and greater satisfaction as you move from good intentions to successful action


Anyone who would like to optimize their work/life settings, manage their minds, and organize their tasks

Program Note:

Participants will receive a copy of Geri Markel’s book, Defeating the 8 Demons of Distraction.

Curriculum Area

  • Time Management


  • Development of Self and Others
    • Progressing
  • Leadership and Achievement Orientation
    • Progressing


Code: TMC1804

Presenter: Geri Markel

Cost: $179

Offered by Learning & Professional Development