Managing Distractions

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Why is Distraction a Problem?

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

Distractions keep us from getting to our goals. Some people can waste up to two hours a day dealing with distractions. Imagine what you could do with that time!

Time is Valuable

Work is hard, distractions are plentiful and time is short.

-- Adam Hochschild

Staying from Distraction Gets You Ahead

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailing arrive at his chosen goal or destination."

--Christopher Columbus

Study Without Distractions

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Digital Distractions

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Distraction Keeps You From...

Happiness can only be found if you free yourself from all other distractions.

-- Saul Bellow

Tips for Managing Distractions

1. Schedule time to do thing such as checking email.

2. Stay Organized. This will help you find what you need when you need it.

3. Give yourself time to be distracted. If you schedule the time to do what you want, you will be more focused when you have a task to complete.

4. Use headphones when working in an environment that could cause distraction. Just make sure you won't be distracted by the music playing.

5. If you are still struggling with distractions, track your day. See where you are wasting time.

6. Schedule breaks, so you can focus better when you start back on your work.

7. Know when you are productive, and plan to do harder tasks at that time.

8. Leave time for the interruptions that will inevitably come.