Research also shows that the average person can maintain solid focus for an hour, but not much longer than that without needing to take a break. So, instead of blocking out four hours to tackle a project — that you repeatedly skip, try to create a 30-minute window in the morning and another one in the afternoon that you safeguard religiously.
To help you from being distracted, make sure to stay away from email or social media or anything else during your designated block of work time. Technology can kidnap our time. For instance, just when I thought I was getting a handle on my social media outreach — consistently posting content on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, my young daughter Lulu marched in fresh from getting a phone for her 11th birthday (don’t judge).
She informed me I’m nothing without Tik Tok. What the heck is that? I’ll figure whether I want to get communicating on that platform after I accomplish my small goal for the day. A BUDDY: