Here’s why you’re distracted: The hub where your work happens—the computer—is also where endless distractions reside (your favorite daily paper, social media sites, e-mail, etc.).
To stay focused during the workday, let your deepest values become a more powerful guide to your behaviors, suggests Tony Schwartz on a Harvard Business Review blog.
Ask yourself: What do I truly stand for? How do I want to behave, no matter what? Keep those commitments in mind, both as a source of energy and a direction for your behaviors.