7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don't make excuses or allow it to affect their output.
Procrastination is the destroyer of our dreams. Every time we don't do the things we should or want, we're putting off our lives. It's not innocent behavior. In this article, I'll show you how to beat procrastination so you can live the life you desire.
min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Every business leader has trouble staying focused, but some find that distraction is a constant that gets in the way of productivity. Symptoms like inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity can get in the way of a productive, focused work day, and in extreme cases are linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Trying to focus on something without moving tires the mind. In general, releasing excess energy throughout the day will help you stay on task.
When you need to pay attention during a call or meeting, bring a small object that you can play with, such as putty. Handling something that you can manipulate mindlessly while you listen frees up your mental energy so you can better focus.