cultivate--it's a critical factor in your success or failure. Getting
things done is imperative, and focus is the key to getting things
#BreakingBarriers @jide_martins @babaidris090 @AishaYesufu
feeble attempts we lose interest and our focus. If you want to be
successful in your life, you need to keep your resolve strong and your
effort consistent. #BreakingBarriers @mpbeads_fabrics @FireOFola
techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all
help people to stay on task. #BreakingBarriers @kayjavu @oyinscott
it’s such an easy goal that it would have happened anyway. It’s that
simple. #BreakingBarriers #Focus @pearlgumede1
in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued
throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. #BreakingBarriers @segalink
was distracted, anxious, and ineffective as a leader. I knew I had to
change but could not seem to break free from the behaviors that kept
me locked into the same cycle. Lots of people in this same trap. 😋 #BreakingBarriers
else, such as a phone call, fax, e-mail or even employee, tries to
divert my attention: 1. Dump It. Be strong. Learn to say ‘No’. 2.
Delegate It. It’s an important task, but someone else can do it. #BreakingBarriers @Amakamedia
feel guilty, just hand it over. 3. Defer It. You need to do this, but
not right away. Schedule another time to complete it. 4. Do It. The
task is urgent and you need to do it now. Be brave! You could adopt this too. @yinkanubi #BreakingBarriers
from various connected devices. Smartphone and tablet use is spiking,
and we now use digital media for an average of over 12 hours per day.
#BreakingBarriers @Antom_dapper @LanreAgboola1
Second, we rely excessively on meetings as the default form of
interaction with other people at work. #BreakingBarriers @iamkingsmithA
anywhere from 35%–55% of our time, and sometimes much more, in
meetings. If we want to stay focused on truly meaningful activity,
something has to change. #BreakingBarriers @ikeamadi
your brain. It can drain your energy and make you lose self-control. All work no play make jack a dull boy right? If I hear. 😂😂😂
As a result, decisions are poorly thought-out, and you become less
Watch your thoughts and focus on things that matters.
chatter, images or movies playing in our head) 95% of these thoughts
are repetitive of previous days and 80% of the habitual thoughts are
negative. #Statisense #BreakingBarriers @WaleMicaiah @SamAkinlotan
thoughts on what we want.
discussing the problem, 95% of your time finding innovative and
creative solutions. Remember “The problem is not the problem. The
problem is your attitude to the problem”
every day, all the time, then what on earth are we doing? #BreakingBarriers
universe speaks to us in gentle metaphor, and if we’re completely
present in the moment, we can recognize lessons, delivered in poetic
obtain your degree or leave university. The journey of life is a
learning process, successful people converted their failures into
stepping stones by learning from it and moving on. #BreakingBarriers
something and it does not work out, do not despair, all you have to do
is find a better way to do it.
or an overdrawn bank account will not create abundance. Focusing our
attention on a problem will only serve to magnify it. #BreakingBarriers
1. Create five positive affirmations. The following are a few sample
affirmations. You may create own according to your needs and
circumstances. Read the affirmations frequently till they are firmly
planted in your consciousness. #BreakingBarriers
paper and keep it with you for regular reference.
I am focused and disciplined.
I complete what I begin.
I deserve the best in life
I set my goals and work for them
I am in control of my thoughts and emotions
2. Create five clear, specific and time oriented goals. Write them
down and refer to them frequently. Once you achieve a goal replace it
with a new one.
Set a financial goal
Set a health goal
Set a family or social goal
Set a spiritual goal
Tasks that need to be completed the same day.
Tasks which you began previously and which you need to work on.
Tasks which need to be done by others for which you are responsible.
Tasks for which you need other's cooperation.
lead to further distractions — turn off email and other electronics.
5. Pay attention to your attention — when you feel yourself drifting,
make a conscious effort to recover focus.
more “interesting” tasks, like checking email or phone messages. #BreakingBarriers
7. Check up on yourself.
Distractions can be internal as well as external, so start by looking
on. What's the source of your flightiness or anxiety? What do you need
to be working on in your life?
Once you have your internal priorities sorted out, look at more
external causes. Is it your office setup? An intrusive co-worker? A
lack of skill, ideas, or time for something you need to be doing?
All successful leaders are great planners; they make lists for every
major and minor objective. When a task comes your way, spend some time
thinking about how you will accomplish it. #BreakingBarriers
necessary from start to finish, with a timeline (even if it's a rough
one). There is a saying that every 10 minutes you spend on planning
saves an hour in execution.
Some of the biggest sources of distraction come from email, social
media, and cell phones. If you want real focus, take yourself offline
until you've accomplished what you need to do.
One of the keys to doing great work is to know when to take a break.When you start to feel distracted,take a break,&then reassess and
refocus yourself. It doesn't just act as a reward--a short break can
help your mind become clearer. #breakingbarriers
One of the best ways to tune everything out is to tune in to music.
When everything around you is distracting, put on your
headphones--find something that can serve as background music rather
than music that holds your full attention. #BreakingBarriers
concentrate, and the headphones signal others that you're not
available to chat.
Especially when distractions are high, make tasks smaller and break
down your large projects into smaller tasks to help you concentrate
and give you a sense of accomplishment and progress.
What's the state of your office or workspace? If it's dirty,
disorganized, or cluttered, invest some time in clearing it out so you
can focus. I did mine last weekend 😂 #BreakingBarriers
If you're working on a complex task, it takes an average of 90 minutes
to accomplish anything worthwhile--and about 30 minutes just to get
your mind on the task. #BreakingBarriers
period of time--and when the time runs out, stop. It's easier to stay
focused when you have an end in sight.
15. Become an early bird.
This is a simple thing, but the rewards are great if you can pull it
off: Start your workday an hour before everyone else. #BreakingBarriers
accomplish the following day. Not in your head, write it down. Do that
from Monday to Friday. #BreakingBarriers
couple of tries. It can often take years of toiling away to make you
an ‘overnight success’.
Keep your promises. Most people don’t follow through and do what they
don’t have it. The secret is FOCUS! #BreakingBarriers
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Remember with God it's people like us that SUCCEED in life.
To your success,
Adedayo Olabamiji #BreakingBarriers