On average, its estimated that the typical worker receives one email every six minutes. This constant stream of emails and instant messages throughout the day continuously pulls people away from their main tasks and leads to workout burnout. And the pandemic – with more people working from home – has only made it worse. Computer science and communication expert, Cal Newport joins us this week to break down the main issues and some possible solutions.
- Cal Newport, associate professor, computer science, Georgetown University, author, World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload.
Links for more information:
- The Atlantic: Only Your Boss Can Cure Your Burnout.