A study at The British Institute of Psychiatry showed that checking your email while performing another creative task decreases your IQ in the moment by 10 points. That is the equivalent of not sleeping for 36 hours.

This mundane task is just one of many everyday work habits show in the infographic below by Marketo that may be standing in the way of your company’s efforts to boost productivity and increase sales

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Killing Time: How to Destroy Your Productivity

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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