Without realizing it, people increasingly depend on mobile. The proof, according to the annual report Internet Trend by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer’s, people check his cell phone an average of 150 times per day.
Dependence on proven phones give bad impact. University of Missouri study results revealed that a person separate from the iPhone may have an impact on mental psychology and resulted in them.
If you look at it, if you will still depend on the phone? Or can you refrain from distracting smartphone can not you work?
1. Set the Call Schedule
Try to make a schedule of when you take and put the cell phone, and do not forget to inform your friend. You can put a small note in the email signature or voice message ‘business hours’ or ‘working hours’. Apparently, this is considered a powerful way to keep you productive and can avoid distraction.
2. Schedule Time Response Email
In today’s era of instant information, people are very easy to reach smartphone each time simply to listen to incoming messages, and once you lose focus on the work that is being done. Instead of that, make a schedule of when you will check and respond to email messages. Ideally, one o’clock in the morning and one hour in the afternoon.
3. Scan Voicemail with a Virtual Assistant
With the presence of today’s modern technology, such as Google Voice or AccessDirect, voice messages can be translated into a text message and may be sent to your email. Instead listening long message, simply scan only your voice into text messages.
4. Use Voicemail
Instead of asking for help to someone to leave a message, it’s good to give instructions to the caller to make your job easier. You can organize messages like “Hi, this is [name] and I were not on the table right now. Please leave your name, phone number, time zone, and the best time to return your call.”
5. Limit your conversation
Do not forget basic etiquette when receiving a call, ie, introduce yourself, remain friendly, but still put attention on the business that is being discussed. But, do not let your conversation lasts more than 15 minutes. If necessary, you can set a timer. When you want to hang up, make sure it happens in a way that is polite but straightforward.
6. Get rid Smartphone from your desk
When you realize that you are distracted smartphone, put in the room or move to another location where you can not check every 5 minutes. Therefore, if the device was right there in front of you, the desire to see it to be very large to know who is calling you. Moreover, if you have a smartphone and a voice notification LED notification light, it can interfere with concentration.