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To reduce distractions —
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 -
A perfectly productive person would focus on only the top two quadrants of the above chart. More time on purpose full work, less time on necessary work.
When we should hyperfocus -
Here are a few other break activities that may help
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 attention space is like the RAM of any computer device.
Meta-awareness: Becoming aware of what you’re thinking about. It will help to clear our RAM to boost our productivity.
Except these we should never try to multitask. Then we only switch task rapidly which creates attention residue, for that it takes 50% more time for the next task.
Without selective interest, the experience is utter chaos.
To connect dots more easily —
Scatter Focus: Our Brains Hidden Creative Mode
Different style of scatter focus
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 all the time. Being busy and being productive are two different things. The first thing lacks focus, which makes the work productive.
As a rule, we should
Know about your distractions and Write them down.
Mind Map will help you to remember it BETTER.
It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
reading habits, gather your
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