Ever notice how easy it is to lose focus amidst the many distractions and diversions that come at you hour by hour each day?
I know what it is like to start your computer up with a specific task in mind such as working on an Excel or Word file. Seconds later, the MSN or Yahoo homepage on your internet browser catches your attention with some great headline story that you “gotta check out” right now while it’s hot.
“One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” – Tony Robbins
Isn’t it amazing how time goes by miraculously fast during these activities? You’re focused on the headline and the diversion until reality strikes and the pain of wondering how you got to where you are hits you. Want a solution?
You may not end up any further, but you will enjoy the process much easier than worrying and fretting the whole way. In the Dojo, we teach students to advance their focus while under attack.
They have to learn to lead the attacker to where they want them to go, rather than being a victim. This makes ending a martial confrontation much easier than trying to meet the attack with brute force on force. That never works well for both parties.
Lead your time and focus and go where you want to go versus where everyone else wants you to go.
Are you putting 100% of your focus on your desires hour by hour each day? If not, what do you spend time dreading?
Where have you spent time complaining, criticizing or comparing yourself to others?
What do you want most to happen for you this year?
What is your action plan to lead your time and effort and avoid distractions and diversions?
Leave a comment to let us know what causes you the greatest diversions and distractions.
I am a grower of human capability and a business builder. The best part of my life is helping people become stronger and develop their skills, talents and character in order to lead powerful lives. I have had the great privilege to study under some of the greatest minds of business, leadership, health and fitness along with the most talented Martial Arts instructors. My passion is helping people to become even more powerful in life than they already are.
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