3 Things You Should Do to Maintain the Focus that Success Requires

To achieve success it is vital to maintain your focus, here are 3 things you should do to help you maintain that focus.

Maintaining the focus we need to achieve success is more difficult today will all the distractions demanding our attention ( tablets, smart phones etc). But there are things you can do to maintain that required focus.

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To master most any task, whether physical or mental requires focus. Focused thinking while practicing a physical activity like baseball or golf will improve your technique, just as focused thinking helps you break through to the solution of a difficult mathematical problem.

 

Remove Distractions.

 

Removing distractions is no small feat in our culture, but it is critical to your success. Set and maintain the discipline of practicing your priorities. Do the things that provide you the highest return first and keep distractions to a minimum.

 

There are a number of times during the course of the day that my cell phone is set to vibrate.

 

Schedule Time to Think.

 

Many people in our fast paced culture today have a tendency to multi-task, but research shows switching from task to task can cost you up to 40% efficiency.

 

“Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Determine when your best thinking time occurs and set aside time without distractions to do just that.

 

Set Goals.

 

Everyone tells us the importance of setting goals, the reason goal setting is so important is the mind can’t focus without clear objective. The purpose of your written goals is primarily to give your thoughts direction, not to identify the final destination.

 

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Author: Rick Chapin

Having spent most of my adult life engaged in sales and marketing as well as a decade of preparing income tax returns for small businesses, individuals and real estate investors. Running your own business is not easy, you must utilize all the tools available to aid in your business development, I believe your personal development is equally important. I have for many years had knowledge and interest in small and medium sized businesses as it relates to allowable deductions, tax deferred exchanges and other tax treatments, I have also, for many years invested in books, tapes/cds for inspiration and motivation, so it seemed a natural fit for me to become involved in aiding in people in business development as well as their personal development.

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