Do Not Click This Link -- 14 Ways to Manage Distractions at Work

Tips for Identifying, Managing & Overcoming Workplace Distractions

7. Establish Priority

Rate projects according to impact, effort and due dates. Next, reduce each to a sequence of tasks and events. No need to add in the number of steps to get to accounting by way of the printer, but jotting “Finish sales reports” onto a desktop note is too vague and gives your brain excuses to spin in multiple ineffective directions. 

With identified sequences and dates, construct a timeline to your successes. But remember this is no “one and done”. Update weekly or more often if needed.