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Inboxes pinging, live chats streaming, social media and news notifications coming through, the mind of the modern-day desk-based worker is very different to that of their pre-smartphone and email predecessors. Digital technology has brought so much benefit to working lives, but when not well managed it can become a toxic cause of stress and impact our ability to do our best work, our sleep, relationships and our mental health.
Our research has found that 92% of participants feel distractions from their digital technology negatively impact their ability to do a good job, while 83% agree that their inboxes and smartphones are causing them stress and overwhelm. As we become ever more reliant on digital technology in our professional and personal lives now is the time to improve digital workplace cultures and ensure people’s lives are enhanced by the technology they use, inside work and out.