We’ve all been there. Multitasking feels right in the moment — like we are accomplishing everything we need to. The ugly truth is: We aren’t.

Thrive CEO Arianna Huffington says it best, “Anyone who has created anything, even a good memo, knows that you’ve got to be unrestricted.”

That means: Putting all your communications and notifications on hold — eliminating the distractions will improve your productivity drastically. “Really give your full attention to what you’re creating.”

Watch the full video above.

Originally published at journal.thriveglobal.com