Questions:

  1. According to the presenter, if you ask people “Where do you need to go when you need to get something done?”, what answer might you hear?
  2. What about you? Do you have a perfect place for work?
  3. How do you understand this phrase: People go to work, and they’re basically trading in their work day for a series of “work moments”?
  4. Would you say that you need long stretches of uninterrupted time to get something done?
  5. Do you agree that social nets are the main distractions?
  6. What are the real distractions according to the presenter? Do you agree?
  7. Have you ever attended a meeting at work? What was it like?
  8. Would you like to have a no-talk Thursday?

 

Vocabulary:

to be shredded to bits
to do something/ work in short bursts
a total decoy
disruptive
to erase something from memory
to lay off
to pay off