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People get distracted at work for many different reasons.  Several surveys have been done about what distracts a person at work. Some get distracted more than others. Letting yourself get distracted, however, could cost you more than just your mind getting distracted. Once you figure out what that is, you will be a whole lot better off. 172 people were interviewed. The top 6 things that distract most people at work are as follows:

1.  Loud talkers.  57% of people say it’s distracting when their co-workers talk too loud.

2.  Ringing phones, 39%.

3.  Unnecessary meetings, 26%.

4.  A constant stream of emails, 22%.

5.  Gossiping, 16%.

6.  Loud typing, 12%.