How to Keep the NFL From Punting Your Productivity

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by Kevin Eikenberry

Welcome to the new NFL season. If you are a fan, you know how it feels. There is excitement and anticipation. You’ve been looking forward to this day for months.

Finally, football.

There is little doubt that the National Football League is the national pastime of our country. And while it is an enjoyable pastime, it can also be a massive productivity sucker.  Consider this:

There will be games on Thursdays, Sundays, Sunday nights, and Mondays for the next 17 weeks.  If you watched each night game and one game in each time slot on Sundays, that would equate to at least 15 hours/week, or 255 hours before the playoffs begin (oh, and this doesn’t count the special holiday games either).

And that doesn’t count overtime, replays, highlights, discussing the games at the office, or checking on your pools and fantasy teams.

Perhaps you aren’t that hardcore and you don’t watch all the available games, just your fa...(register to read more)

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