More than half of U.S. workers waste an hour or more a day on interruptions: 60% come from electronic devices and e-mails, while the other 40% come from traditional sources, such as phone calls or chats with colleagues.45% of workers say they can’t go more than 15 minutes, on average, without an interruption. The average worker wastes 2.5 hours a week looking for documents missing in poorly organized electronic files.Almost two-thirds will tune out of meetings to read e-mails, tweet or take mobile phone calls. Distractions cost businesses $10,790 a year per worker.

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