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10 Reasons You Can’t Motivate Yourself at Work (That You Have No Control Over)

So, you’re just not feeling motivated lately. And you’ve tried a few different things to get your act together—but nothing’s working. (I know, I sound like an infomercial.) Well, now we have proof that there are thing—10 things, in fact—killing your productivity that you can’t control.

And if you’ve ever attended a meeting that went nowhere, or received countless emails that aren’t relevant to you, or worked in a boring office space, you’ll know what I’m talking about right away.

Curious as to what else around the office could be ruining the vibes at work? Check out this infographic by Entrepreneur to see the most common motivation killers—and maybe consider bringing them up to your boss the next time you’re feeling extra unfocused.

Infographic courtesy of Entrepreneur. Photo of unmotivated person courtesy of Shutterstock.