Focus Question: Where are you focusing on?
Focus is a multi-layered word in the remote space. Focus is not only about what we are choosing to look at, what also thinking about what helps us keep our focus.
#1 – Where are you focusing?
Just as Goleman writes focus is important on three levels – inner focus, other focus and outer focus. Where are you putting your attention? All three areas are key for work in the remote space, and it can be easy to get pulled into certain areas, for example, an inner focus.
#2 – Building out your focus muscle
What are you doing to focus your attention? This may be about tuning out your distractions as well as those things that are not core.
Read through Week 43 on Keeping Things Simple and Week 42 on Minimizing Distractions.
# 1- Consider where are you focusing – inner focus, outer focus or other focus? Where are you not focusing? What’s the danger or trap of not focusing there?
#2 – What is going to help you build your muscle for focus? What will help minimize distractions?
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