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4 Strategies to Turn Your Brain From Distraction to Action

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Tom Hood's curator insight, July 11, 2013 7:15 AM

Return on Attention! This caught my attention - Studies show that we are interrupted every three minutes during work and it takes us 23 minutes on average to get back to the original task. The real kicker is that more than half of the distractions were completely self-inflicted.

 

Some simple, easy to implement tips to help stay focused on the work that matters most. Easy to say, harder to do everyday, but I am going to try...

Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, July 15, 2013 7:29 AM

Interesting ideas....

Natalia Wentworth's curator insight, July 24, 2013 5:39 PM

This is so unbelievably important, especially if you have employees! Even as a dedicated entrepreneur, though, I find myself struggling with distraction. I know it's even worse for people who don't have as much motivation to perform.

 

Plugins that shut off access to certain sites are helpful, but I often find I get the most done when I block my internet access completely (though that's not an option for every type of task).

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50% of $60K goal the 1st day. Meytal Cohen's First Original Album

50% of $60K goal the 1st day. Meytal Cohen's First Original Album | I'm in Scoop.it! | Scoop.it
...and the tiny voice in my head: "what if my family was right and I am wasting my time? holy shit what am I going to do then?!"

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Marty Koenig's comment, July 12, 2013 6:45 PM
Now over 53K!!
Marty Koenig's comment, July 13, 2013 3:02 PM
She's now over $61K. Met her $60K goal in 3 days. Pretty impressive.
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$69K today!