As an entrepreneur, you have a lot on your plate. Staying focused can be tough with a constant stream of employees, clients, emails, and phone calls demanding your attention. Amid the noise, understanding your brain’s limitations and working around them can improve your focus and increase your productivity.
Our brains are finely attuned to distraction, so today’s digital environment makes it especially hard to focus.
While multitasking is an important skill, it also has a downside.
To make matters worse, distraction feels great.
Ultimately, the goal is not constant focus, but a short period of distraction-free time every day.
Try these three tips to help you become more focused and productive:
1. Do creative work first
2. Allocate your time deliberately
3. Train your mind like a muscle