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Published on December 18, 2017

This Driving Buddy Can Save Up 80% of Accident On The Road

This Driving Buddy Can Save Up 80% of Accident On The Road

Distracted driving has been determined to be one of the leading causes of traffic crashes and vehicle accidents. With a number of different things that go on inside of a vehicle also have been sighted as substantial causes of the distractions that frequently lead to a high number of the vehicle accidents.

Most people cannot tell how fast they are going at all times and therefore they frequently have to look down at the dashboard to be able to tell how fast the car is going. This momentary looking away from the road could be enough to cause a loss of control and possibly a wreck.

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Now you can keep your head up and focus

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Hudway Glass Heads up Display is a driver assistance product from Hudway, LLC, a highly innovative company based in southern California. From its Marina Del Rey, Ca. headquarters the company makes automotive products and mobile apps. One of their most successful products is this Heads-up Display and mobile app that helps to provide useful information in the line of sight so that a driver doesn’t get distracted by looking away from the road.

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The combination of the app on your smartphone and the patented cradle, the speed, and direction that your car is traveling is prominently displayed on your vehicle’s dashboard. This eliminates the need for you to look down at your speedometer to see how fast you are going.

Eliminate all your distractions for you 

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    The unique smartphone cradle with transparent flip-up cover is capable of holding the most model of cell phones.

    Eliminates distractions – By projecting all the important information in the line of sight you will not need to look away from the road in order to get what you are needing from the dashboard or navigation system.

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    Provides valuable information in a safe way – The heads-up display was designed to provide speed, the direction of travel or other navigation information and put it in a safe to view location.

    See how it becomes drivers’ BFF

    According to many of the consumers who posted reviews online the HUDWAY Glass -Heads up Display delivers as advertised. No more worries about having to look down at the dashboard or navigation system in order to see how fast they were going. The app is really easy to use and when paired with the cradle and heads-up display makes the perfect safety tool.

    “Fantastic design. Perfect for driving on unknown county roads at night. Helps you anticipate turns and curves without having to constantly glance inside!”

    Make it your best driving buddy

    The Hudway Glass – Heads up Display is one of those unique products that just makes sense in that it provides the solution to a problem that frequently puts drivers in a dangerous situation. If you are concerned about distracted driving you really need one of these. To see more information and to find out where you can get one, just click here.

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    Published on July 17, 2018

    How Productive People Compartmentalize Time to Get the Most Done

    How Productive People Compartmentalize Time to Get the Most Done

    I’ve never believed people are born productive or organized. Being organized and productive is a choice.

    You choose to keep your stuff organized or you don’t. You choose to get on with your work and ignore distractions or you don’t.

    But one skill very productive people appear to have that is not a choice is the ability to compartmentalize. And that takes skill and practice.

    What is compartmentalization

    To compartmentalize means you have the ability to shut out all distractions and other work except for the work in front of you. Nothing gets past your barriers.

    In psychology, compartmentalization is a defence mechanism our brains use to shut out traumatic events. We close down all thoughts about the traumatic event. This can lead to serious mental-health problems such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if not dealt with properly.

    However, compartmentalization can be used in positive ways to help us become more productive and allow us to focus on the things that are important to us.

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    Robin Sharma, the renowned leadership coach, calls it his Tight Bubble of Total Focus Strategy. This is where he shuts out all distractions, turns off his phone and goes to a quiet place where no one will disturb him and does the work he wants to focus on. He allows nothing to come between himself and the work he is working on and prides himself on being almost uncontactable.

    Others call it deep work. When I want to focus on a specific piece of work, I turn everything off, turn on my favourite music podcast The Anjunadeep Edition (soft, eclectic electronic music) and focus on the content I intend to work on. It works, and it allows me to get massive amounts of content produced every week.

    The main point about compartmentalization is that no matter what else is going on in your life — you could be going through a difficult time in your relationships, your business could be sinking into bankruptcy or you just had a fight with your colleague; you can shut those things out of your mind and focus totally on the work that needs doing.

    Your mind sees things as separate rooms with closable doors, so you can enter a mental room, close the door and have complete focus on whatever it is you want to focus on. Your mind does not wander.

    Being able to achieve this state can seriously boost your productivity. You get a lot more quality work done and you find you have a lot more time to do the things you want to do. It is a skill worth mastering for the benefits it will bring you.

    How to develop the skill of compartmentalization

    The simplest way to develop this skill is to use your calendar.

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    Your calendar is the most powerful tool you have in your productivity toolbox. It allows you to block time out, and it can focus you on the work that needs doing.

    My calendar allows me to block time out so I can remove everything else out of my mind to focus on one thing. When I have scheduled time for writing, I know what I want to write about and I sit down and my mind completely focuses on the writing.

    Nothing comes between me, my thoughts and the keyboard. I am in my writing compartment and that is where I want to be. Anything going on around me, such as a problem with a student, a difficulty with an area of my business or an argument with my wife is blocked out.

    Understand that sometimes there’s nothing you can do about an issue

    One of the ways to do this is to understand there are times when there is nothing you can do about an issue or an area of your life. For example, if I have a student with a problem, unless I am able to communicate with that student at that specific time, there is nothing I can do about it.

    If I can help the student, I would schedule a meeting with the student to help them. But between now and the scheduled meeting there is nothing I can do. So, I block it out.

    The meeting is scheduled on my calendar and I will be there. Until then, there is nothing I can do about it.

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    Ask yourself the question “Is there anything I can do about it right now?”

    This is a very powerful way to help you compartmentalize these issues.

    If there is, focus all your attention on it to the exclusion of everything else until you have a workable solution. If not, then block it out, schedule time when you can do something about it and move on to the next piece of work you need to work on.

    Being able to compartmentalize helps with productivity in another way. It reduces the amount of time you spend worrying.

    Worrying about something is a huge waste of energy that never solves anything. Being able to block out issues you cannot deal with stops you from worrying about things and allows you to focus on the things you can do something about.

    Reframe the problem as a question

    Reframing the problem as a question such as “what do I have to do to solve this problem?” takes your mind away from a worried state into a solution state, where you begin searching for solutions.

    One of the reasons David Allen’s Getting Things Done book has endured is because it focuses on contexts. This is a form of compartmentalization where you only do work you can work on.

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    For instance, if a piece of work needs a computer, you would only look at the work when you were in front of a computer. If you were driving, you cannot do that work, so you would not be looking at it.

    Choose one thing to focus on

    To get better at compartmentalizing, look around your environment and seek out places where you can do specific types of work.

    Taking your dog for a walk could be the time you focus solely on solving project problems, commuting to and from work could be the time you spend reading and developing your skills and the time between 10 am and 12 pm could be the time you spend on the phone sorting out client issues.

    Once you make the decision about when and where you will do the different types of work, make it stick. Schedule it. Once it becomes a habit, you are well on your way to using the power of compartmentalization to become more productive.

    Comparmentalization saves you stress

    Compartmentalization is a skill that gives you time to deal with issues and work to the exclusion of all other distractions.

    This means you get more work done in less time and this allows you to spend more time with the people you want to spend more time with, doing the things you want to spend more time doing.

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