You’ve decided once and for all that you’re finally going to accomplish one of your goals. It could be anything, start your business, finish your graduate degree, or get a promotion.
You’re pumped up and ready to get started! You’re thinking of how great it will be once you finish. How happy you’ll be that you stuck it out and achieved your goal. But then something happens…your focus gets zapped!
Focus zappers are everywhere and are one of the main reasons you find it hard to accomplish certain goals. They can be friends, family, peers or supervisor, or even your own brain.
Adult attention spans are short, and unless it’s a project you want to do it… it’s very hard to get and stay motivated. Zappers know this and take full advantage of the situation.
Here’s a list of some common focus zappers:
Once you have the zappers taken care of, it’s time to replace them with what I like to call adders.
Leveraging the “Adders” strategy is how to stay focused.
You see adders check on you to see how you are doing and if there is any support that you need. They help you remove obstacles and cheer you on along your journey to success. And they’re the ones who’ll show you how to be the most productive you can be.
When you limit your time with the zappers and increase your time with the adders, you’re well on your way to staying focus and accomplishing your goals.
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