⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄

Daily Quote: Find Hope in the Darkest of Days

⌄ Scroll down to continue ⌄
Daily Quote: Find Hope in the Darkest of Days

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. – Dalai Lama

It’s normal.

You’re bent on finishing the work at hand, and suddenly something comes up. You don’t give thought to how pressing any distraction is — you just give it attention.

Five minutes, ten minutes. Sometimes it goes to over an hour.

When you get back to work — boom — you’ve no idea where you left off or why you couldn’t get your mind and heart into it. You can’t stay focused at work anymore and are becoming less productive. There goes your valuable time and effort. There goes your momentum and peak of creativity.

Because there’s no chance of shutting out the world while you’re busy, the decision to stay focused at work is in your hands. It’s about finding the right techniques, knowing your priorities, and sticking to them.

Stuck for ideas? Well, here are 15 ways to stay focused at work:

15 Ways To Stay Focused At Work

More by this author

Brian Lee

Ex-chief of product management at Lifehack

2 Minutes Book Summary: Talk Like TED
2 Minutes Book Summary: Talk Like TED
the productivity project book cover
1 Minute Book Summary: The Productivity Project
2 Minutes Book Summary: How to Read a Book
2 Minutes Book Summary: How to Read a Book
1 Minute Book Summary: Always Hungry?
1 Minute Book Summary: Always Hungry?
I hate my job
What to Do When You Hate Your Job (for Both Who Choose to Stay or Quit)

Trending in Productivity

1 10 Best Note-Taking Apps to Keep Your Life Organized 2 How to Gain More Time Like Making Money 3 How To Master Managing Virtual Teams Effectively 4 9 Servant Leadership Characteristics To Have As A Leader 5 17 Signs You Are Too Busy (And Need to Change That)

Read Next

Advertising
Advertising

Explore the Full Life Framework

Advertising
Advertising