Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
The DIYer's Combo Deal - Save $9.90
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1 - Magnetic WristBuddy:

The magnetic WristBuddy keeps everything within easy reach whether you’re under the hood, squeezing into a bathroom cabinet, up a ladder or just nailing a few 4×2’s together! Designed to hold lots of screws, nails, nuts and washers, the magnets are amply strong enough to also hold drill bits, hex keys, bolts, screwdrivers and even spanners. Made from extremely durable 1680D Oxford cloth, your WristBuddy will be with you for years to come.

2 - Magnetic, Extendable, Flexible Flashlight

  The perfect tool for finding that lost screw that rolled under your workbench or the pins that dropped onto the carpet! This bright, COB LED flashlight extends to a full 60cm (2ft), has a flexible neck and a strong magnet in the lens surround. It's also a wonderful aid for anyone with bad knees.

3 - Three Function COB LED Headlamp

How often have you wished for better lighting while doing a job? All you needed was a third hand with a flashlight, right? This tough, fully adjustable headlamp uses the latest Chip On Board LED technology for maximum performance. Set it for bright, normal or strobe function with a click of the switch. Weighing just 65 grams (2.25 oz), including the three AAA batteries, our headlamp can be worn hour after hour. And because it's both shock and water resistant, it's great for camping and fishing as well as in the home and workshop.

Special offer:

Bought separately, these three items are currently selling for a combined total of $27.40. For this week only, we have packaged all three for just $17.50 including free delivery. Please note that there is a limit of three combo packs per customer. [add_to_cart id="3388"]   [post_title] => The DIYer's Combo Deal [post_excerpt] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our high-powered COB headlamp! The perfect gift for any DIYer! Maximum of three combo packs per customer. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => the-diyers-combo-deal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://deals.thediy.market/?post_type=product&p=3388 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => product [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 11 [filter] => raw )
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US Businesses are Losing Billions to Workplace Distraction

US Businesses are Losing Billions to Workplace Distraction

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If you’re reading this at work, then you’re probably distracted. Don’t worry. You’re not alone.

A 2018 Udemy survey indicates that more than 70 percent of workers in the US feel distracted on the job. Some 16 percent of distracted workers say they always feel unfocused.

In fact, workplace distraction has become something of an epidemic in the modern office. The Australian software developer, Atlassian, says companies are beginning to complain as constant distractions are now costing American businesses around $650 billion a year.

Workplace distractions are now cost American businesses around $650 billion a year.
Workplace distractions cost American businesses around $650 billion a year.

Why You’re Distracted

But who is to blame for all this mindless disruption? After all, the modern workday seems tailor-made to destroy individual focus. Today’s workplace buzzes with excessive emails, pointless meetings, constant interruptions, and social media.  The average worker checks their email 36 times an hour and takes 16 minutes to refocus after handling a new email, according to Atlassian.

The software developer says many employees attend over 60 meetings a month. Some 91 percent of employees admitted to daydreaming during these meetings. And most workers say they require about two hours to recover from interruptions from co-workers.

Udemy suggests that the ultimate consequence is a cycle of employee dissatisfaction. Productivity loss causes a longer workday. This, in turn, causes stress and frustration, which eventually leads to a lack of engagement.

How are businesses supposed to tackle this problem? “This is a big question,” says Nancy Snell, a certified professional business coach. “Issues must be addressed culturally and start from the top down.”

Many employees attend over 60 meetings a month.
Many employees attend over 60 meetings a month. Some 91 percent of employees admitted to daydreaming during these meetings.

“Providing Opportunities”

Many companies adopt no-email or no-meeting days or have stringent policies regarding cell phone use at work. Some employers use a culture of flexibility and remote work to help workers customize their work environment as needed.

Smaller businesses can use employee monitoring systems like Worksnaps for remote employees. The software is a time tracking tool that allows business owners to track employee productivity in real-time.

The Worksnaps Client runs silently in the background and appears as an icon in the taskbar. The application is non-intrusive and has a small CPU and memory footprint.

In the end, however, every employer and office manager should understand that providing a distraction-free workplace isn’t just a management strategy.

The aim is to support employee wellness, work-life balance, employee engagement, and retention suggests Kielly Kuligowski in an article for Business News Daily.

“The important part of any anti-distraction strategy is to avoid micromanaging employees and making them feel distrusted or watched,” Kuligowski writes. “Keep your focus on providing opportunities for employees to do what works best for them in terms of staying focused, and remember that needs will vary.”

Now, if you’re still reading this, then maybe it’s time you get back to work.

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