Julie Morgenstern, author of "Never Check E-mail in the Morning," said: "It's important to recognize how much is coming from outside and how much is self-interruption. I think we self-interrupt just as much as we're interrupted by others."
—Rex Huppke, "Calling time out on work interruptions, distractions," Chicago Tribune, April 29, 2012
Office workers are interrupted—or self-interrupt—roughly every three minutes, academic studies have found, with numerous distractions coming in both digital and human forms.
—Rachel Emma Silverman, "Workplace Distractions: Here's Why You Won't Finish This Article," The Wall Street Journal,December 11, 2012