How to Avoid Distractions

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Let’s face it, there will always be distractions, they come with the territory. Life constantly pulls you in different directions, and can be very damaging to your progress. Especially these days in 2016 with social media around us at every moment.  Have you ever been so focused on a goal and just as you were in your zone, something happens? It seems to happen a lot, right? Stay focused on the task, prioritize your problems and work towards your solutions. When you are focused on your task, that is when distractions usually happen. This is when an optimal focus is needed in order to finish the job. Here are a few tips to help you avoid falling off course due to distractions.

  • Be organized- Being organized is essential to everything you do. Write down your priorities for the day. Refer back to these written guidelines and get back to task as soon as possible. If your day is organized, your thoughts will be as well.
  • Stay disciplined- It is very important that you remain disciplined in your thoughts. Your mind will wonder and you will feel the need to check that Facebook notification. Stay disciplined on your tasks.
  • Time Management- Set aside time for your work. For example, “From 1:00pm -2:30pm, work on contracts.” This will hold you accountable for that time frame and keep you focused on the work.

Get to a point where you are planning out every task in your day. Set time aside for social media and other activities you love to do. It is very Important that you give you brain some stimulation with hobbies. Do not let your distractions be distractions. If you love video games, set aide an hour or two to play them AFTER the work is done, or in between as a break, but that is where being disciplined comes to fruition. Like, Comment and let me know what you think. Do you have any suggestions? Let’s build.

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