6. Minimize Distraction
Speaking of distractions, keep these to a minimum by establishing firm boundaries. Friends and family members need to understand that when you’re at work, you’re at work, same actually goes for the office.
These TOP 3 tips are priceless:
- Utilize noise-canceling headphones: Investing in a good pair of noise-canceling headphones can help reduce distractions from external noise
- Turn off notifications: Constant notifications from emails, social media, and other apps can be incredibly distracting. Take the time to turn off notifications when you are working to minimize distractions.
- Manage your time by setting a timer and focusing on one task at a time - this forces you to really focus on the task at hand with a bit of self-set time pressure.
This article shows the most common distractions and more importantly, how to avoid them!