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Life admin | Why 'attention residue' is ruining your career

Why 'attention residue' is ruining your career

It’s hard enough to ensure that each day, you’re covering the basic tasks on your to-do list.

Looking after children, doing shopping, cleaning your home, ensuring that the laundry is done – it all takes time and mental effort which clouds your mind, and that’s before your burgeoning work schedule is added to the mix. These daily tasks, often aptly titled ‘life admin’ are unavoidable, yet they detract from your mental computing power – the space in your mind that powers your motivation, your ability to prioritise and dedicate to the most important things on your own agenda.

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