Do you know how many times my to do list has been longer at the end of the day than it was when the day started? How about when you had your mind set to work on one thing for the day?. An “emergency” came up and you couldn’t even remember what the one thing was you planned to do.
Every day we are faced with distractions. These are things that take our focus from what we are currently working on. Within a given day there can be multiple distractions.