Sometimes you face difficulties in getting your work done. You start with a great effort, but in the middle of the work you are distracted. After finishing that job when you return to your half done work you are unable to stay focused and you lose your creativity.
Though it is impossible to avoid so many things, still then you need to finish your work. So, how will you progress? Here are some ways by which you can stay focused at work.
Set your goal with specific time management:
Before starting any work first make the list of priorities for a specific time. This will focus you at work by avoiding every distraction that comes in your way. You have to be rigid that, ‘I must finish this much work by 4’ o clock.
Take breaks by setting a timer with the end of each cycle. It will help you in making refresh. You can take a short walk or go for tea and snacks or listening music. This step is essential to be more focused.
There are some other temptations like emails, phones, friends, co-workers etc. If these things come in your way you will fail to do your work in time. You need more time and sometimes also fail to reach your desired destination. At this stage chose a lonely space or shut your distracting objects.
Make your work place organised:
A good work place is the main motivation for work. A comfortable chair and desk or table is needed to work contentedly for many hours. Always avoid too much objects within your reach. Because these divert your attention. To be focused at work you keep the necessary things in your table and put away others. And keep your personal things like bag, water and food near to you, so that you will not be distracted from work to get these.
Get your computer error free:
If you are using a computer, then before starting the work check it. Your computer should be virus free to keep you hassle free. Otherwise it will create more tension and kill interest to do the work.
Give priorities to your tasks:
Distribute your work with different time slots. The first hour is the productive time. In this time you solve the difficult task. Then you can do the less important work and at the end hour do the routine job. Because at this time you lose interest of work .In this way you can be focused at work and your work will be productive.
Make your personal policies strict:
You should always have some personal polices and let others know about it. You have to be punctual and sincere towards your work .So that people will not disturb you when you are doing something important and they will chose free time to get back to you.
Pragna's big passion is journalism. For years now she worked in the editing business. She gained an MBA at IGNOU and worked amongst other also for DANSANA. There is so many beautiful things in the world, there need to be people to write about it, she says.