March 02, 2022


Wednesday Warriors – 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 needs 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.

[00:15] Wins
[02:55] Focus and how to improve your productivity
[04:30] How to determine your productivity
[07:37] Focus is the single most important factor in productivity
[10:17] What is the opposite of distraction?
[11:28] What are the four most important causes of a lack of focus
[23:44] Solutions to overcome these challenges: Time blocking
[30:09] Set selected times to check emails
[35:02] Setting smartphone rules
[36:49] Schedule social media time
[39:20] Schedule downtime
[41:45] Focus boosters
[48:00] A Lumie sunrise alarm clock and other techniques to help you increase your productivity
[54:58] Practical steps that you can take today

🌐 Indistractable by Nir Eyal
🌐 Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
🌐 The 5 AM Club: Own your Mornings. Elevate your life. By Robin Sharma

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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