[0:00] Introduction to the topic of how to regain and increase our focus so we’re completing our weekly priorities and accomplishing what we need to grow our business - reasons why focus is important.
[0:58] “The nothing box” - how you can do something without a clear focus and not be aware of what you did or accomplished.
[2:32] Why we become so incredibly unfocused - examples of physiological, mental/emotional, and organizational things that make us lose focus.
10 Practical Ways to Improve Your Focus in Your Business and Get More Things Done
[7:10] #1 Get clear on the distinction between the urgent and the important tasks you need to get done in the week - how it’s about prioritizing and blocking time.
[9:12] #2 Set clear and tangible goals every day and week - an example of how Craig maps out goals and priorities.
[10:40] #3 Time-block your schedule - examples of important tasks you might want to dedicate time to.
[12:05] #4 Discover your ideal work times - how you need to figure out the times when you’re at your best.
[13:28] #5 Manage your energy, not your time - reasons why your level of energy affects your focus and the importance of taking breaks.
[15:47] #6 Eliminate your dominant distractors - examples of distractors and how to eliminate them.
[17:14] #7 Be healthy - examples of healthy habits to implement in your life to fuel your energy.
[20:38] #8 Get organized with your taskmaster app of choice - examples of project management apps and how to use them strategically.
[21:43] #9 Change your environment and pick a different place to get some work done - how it’s a great way to renew your focus.
[22:49] #10 Make meaningful connections with others - examples of ways to connect at Freelance University and in your business and personal relationships.
[24:14] Recap of the 10 ways to improve your focus and get more things done
[25:42] How to learn more about Freelance University
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