March 01, 2022


Tuesday Titans – Staying Focused: How to Avoid Distractions and Double Your Productivity

🔊 Audio MP3


Time is such a limited resource and we need to use it wisely. By not being able to focus on the task at hand, we waste this resource and it is easy to fall behind on the work that need to do to progress. In this session, we discover how important it is to focus more and expand on several practical steps to improve your focus and your time management to be optimally productive every day.

[0:02] Wins
[07:50] Avoid distractions to improve productivity
[09:48] How to measure your productivity
[13:40] The key to productivity is to focus
[15:50] Our brains is not evolved to deal with modern society determined to attract our attention
[18:00] How intermittent positive reinforcement steals our attention
[20:18] The drive for social approval keeps us hooked
[21:33] Multitasking – impairing quality and quantity of what we deliver
[30:14] How to use timeboxing effectively
[35:44] Schedule time for your big rocks
[38:10] Schedule time to check emails
[42:53] Set times for yourself to use certain tools
[54:55] Practical steps to increase focus

🌐 Indistractable by Nir Eyal
🌐 Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport


About the Author


Mark Whitby is one of the world's leading coaches for the recruitment industry. Since 2001, he has trained over 10,000 recruiters in 34 countries. Mark has helped recruiters to double or triple their billings and owners to increase their team's sales by 67% in 90 days.

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