Have you ever sat down at your computer to work on a project only to find it's 2 hours later and you've accomplished nothing (or at least what you had planned)? You had good intentions, but you lost your focus. Maybe it was following that fascinating thread on the web or maybe it was that quick look at email before you got started — just to check.
Have you ever started an organizing project in one room only to find yourself clearing off a different area because you felt you needed to put that one item away immediately?
We all get side-tracked at one time or another. But keeping your FOCUS is key to accomplishing your plans, projects and goals. An acronym I love for focus, from the book Organizing for the Creative Person by Dorothy Lehmkuhl & Dolores Cotter Lamping says it all:
(check it out from your local library,
get it from your local bookseller,
or buy it on *Amazon)
Here are ways to help you stay FOCUSed:
So keep your FOCUS and Follow One Course Until Successful. Whether you use one of the above tips or some other technique, have fun and enjoy life!
** You could also set your timer for 15, 20, or 30 minutes.