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Trouble Focusing? Quotes And Tips To Inspire

Focus Tips And Quotes

I realized a while back that I have significant issues with trying to focus on one thing at a time. Some times within seconds of starting a project, I find myself suddenly veering off in a different direction. I let myself be distracted by random little unimportant things.

It's tough to try and get things accomplished when you can't stay focused on the task at hand.

In an attempt to help myself stay focused on whatever my task at hand might be, I am going to start trying the tips below. That is if I can focus on them. (small joke there)

I am a morning person. I get more done first thing in the morning. So, I will do the most important thing on my to-do list first thing in the morning.

I will write down a list of things I want to accomplish. I will cross them off as I finish them. It always feels good to cross things off my list. You know that 'I did it!' Feeling.

I will eliminate as many distractions as I can. Those I can't seem to eliminate, I will try to ignore.

I will work on one thing at a time. Set a timer and work only on one thing at a time.

I will read about and follow people who I admire for their ability to be so productive and successful.

With a bit of perseverance, I may be able to get this focus issue of mine on the right track.


Since I have a fondness or maybe it's an obsession for quotes, I have listed some quotes that deal with the issue of focusing. I hope you will enjoy them as much as I do.

"Focusing is about saying no." Steve Jobs

"Prioritizing sharpens your vision so you can focus on the important things." Myles Munroe

"Stay focused, go after your dreams, and keep moving toward your goals."

LL Cool J

"Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems." Anthony J D'Angelo

"A negative focus can result in our entirely missing the possibilities placed in our path." Anne Wilson Schaef

"What you stay focused on will grow." Roy T Bennett

"What you focus on expands. So focus on what you want, not what you do not want." Esther Jno-Charles

"Focus on what you have." Suze Orman

"Everyone's time is limited. What matters most is to focus on what matters most." Roy Bennett

"Lack of direction, not lack of time is the problem. We all have twenty-four day hour days." Zig Ziglar

"Give your subconscious a chance to work by turning your brain off from time to time. Don't focus on work or solving problems constantly." Harvey Mackay

"Choose to focus your time, energy, and conversation around people who inspire you, support you, and help you grow into your happiest, strongest, wisest self." Karen Salmansohn

"The direction of your focus is the direction your life will move. Let yourself move toward what is good, valuable, strong, and true." Ralph Marston

"Three hours of focused time on the projects that will really add value and uplift your career are so much better than 10 hours where you are constantly being interrupted and take off your focus." Robin S Sharma


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