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Taming Distractions

Taming Distractions

To reduce distractions —

  1. Take stock of the distractions around you. Make a list.
  2. Distance yourself
  3. Introduce more productive cues into your environment.

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Recharging With Intention

Recharging With Intention

Here are a few other break activities that may help 

  • Going on a nature walk.
  • Running outside or visiting the gym at work (if your company has one) or offsite
  • Meditating (especially if your office has a relaxation room)
  • Reading something fun and not work-related

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MIND MAP

MIND MAP

Mind Map will help you to remember it BETTER.

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Limits Of Your Attention

Limits Of Your Attention

Our brain receives 11 million “bits” of information in the form of sensory experiences each second. But how many of these eleven million bits can our minds consciously process and focus on at once? Just forty of them. Not forty million or forty thousand, but forty.

Our atte...

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Switching Off The Autopilot Mode

Switching Off The Autopilot Mode

As many as 40 % of our actions are habits, which shouldn’t require conscious deliberation. That is autopilot mode. We can't manage our attention in autopilot mode.

To swith off autopilot mode -

  • Just keep a plan what to do, when to do, and how much time will take ...

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Why Focus Matters

Why Focus Matters

Studies show we can work for an average of just forty seconds in front of a computer before we’re either distracted or interrupted. (Needless to say, we do our best work when we attend to a task for a lot longer than forty seconds.)

We all are distracted by something else a...

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Hyper Focus Ritual

Hyper Focus Ritual

To hyperfocus,

  • Choose a productive or meaningful object of attention;
  • Eliminate as many external and internal distractions as you can;
  • Set a timer
  • Focus on that chosen object of attention;
  • Continually draw your focus back to that one object of attention....

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Albert Einstein

It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

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Collecting Dots

As a rule, we should

  • consume more useful information, especially when we have the energy to process something denser;
  • consume balanced information when we have less energy;
  • consume entertaining information with intention or when we’re running low on energy and need to r...

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Connecting Dots

To connect dots more easily —

  1. Scatter your attention in a richer environment. — You can also use cues to capture everything you need to get done.
  2. Write out the problems you’re trying to crack.
  3. Sleep on a problem.
  4. Step back.
  5. Intentionally leave tasks unfi...

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William James

Without selective interest, the experience is utter chaos.

WILLIAM JAMES

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Multitasking

WHEN WE CAN MULTITASK

  1. A few small habitual tasks. - listing music and running or cleaning home etc.
  2. A task that needs most of our focus, as well as, a habitual task. - listening to a podcast or audiobook while doing maintenance tasks, or play...

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Scatter Focus

Scatter Focus: Our Brains Hidden Creative Mode

Different style of scatter focus

  1. Capture mode: Letting your mind roam freely and capturing whatever comes up.
  2. Problem-crunching mode: Holding a problem loosely in your mind a...

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Different Types Of Distractions

Different Types Of Distractions

Know about your distractions and Write them down.

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Fight The 4 Types of Distractions

  • Mental Distractions: Breathe and remind yourself of what is really worth your time.
  • Physical Distractions: Make sure you declutter your work environment.
  • Digital Distractions: Delete apps, place your phone out of the reach and turn off notifications.
  • ...

Physically remove distractions

Physically remove distractions

Notifications, phone calls, and noise in the office can make it much harder to get through your to-do list quickly.

Remove those temptations by physically removing stuff like notifications, turning your phone on airplane mode, or even putting your phone in your bag. And if you...

The distractions of daily communication

The distractions of daily communication

Handle email and communication to stay productive:

  • Be concise in every response to reduce the time spent on communication.
  • If a response has the potential to require a discussion, make it a phone call instead.
  • Schedule time for emails. Leaving the e...

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