Be At Your Best
“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford
Your proactive attention is a scarce and valuable commodity in your quest to be productive and to reduce information overload and stress.
Four things are required to be at your best:
- Be aware of scheduling your work according to the attention level you’re operating on.
- Protect as much of your attention from the evils of distractions and interruptions.
- Do whatever you can to increase your attention flows, ‘moving up’ to make periods of inactive attention active ones, and make periods of active attention proactive ones.
- If at all possible, magic up some additional attention and time that you didn’t use to have available