How do you stay focused?

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What works for you to help keep your mind focused?

Any exercise or apps?

I would love to hear what works for ya'll.

I really enjoy listening to audios from motivational speakers

I love motivational speakers

I like to find audio books to listen to throughout the day
#focused #stay
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  • Profile picture of the author onlineworker11
    I watch motivational videos and reading books that teaches me something and/or inspire me
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Its all about mindset i program my mind every night and morning also i follow napoleon hill think and grow rich
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    Me personally, I give my wife my credit card and send her shopping, so I can focus.
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  • Profile picture of the author klixion
    Believe me or not but physical exercise helps. Strong body, strong mind.
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  • Profile picture of the author DanTheMarketMan
    Every morning I do what I call "Emotional Manipulation". I will listen to YouTube videos on motivational speakers with powerful messages in the video playing. I listen to sleep hypnosis every night that programs my brain to be a success! I wake up and do my stretches and 200 pushups. This keeps the blood flowing and keeps a balance in life. I truly believe if you keep your mind, body, spirit in alignment then everything else comes smoothly. Vitamins and eating healthy is a big one too! Certain foods causes sluggish thinking. Eat guacamole, blueberries, and other health foods.

    -DanTheMarketMan
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  • Profile picture of the author MiLe1987
    10-20 cans of diet soda + 5-10 cups of coffee + 20 cigarettes

    Entrepreneurship isn't supposed to be healthy, right?
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  • Profile picture of the author Raphael Ricardo
    Logout to facebook, Whatsapp and Focus on your main goal
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  • Profile picture of the author myob
    1). Have a clear vision of the end result with a strong reason WHY.
    2). Definite, measurable goals and milestones with deadlines.
    3). Executable plan of action aligned with goals.
    4). No excuses.

    Once you have #1 in place, the rest is easy.
    No need to waste any more time reading or listening to "motivational" BS.
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  • Profile picture of the author SashaLee
    I try to think about what I would do if I'm not doing what I would do now. Then I think of the consequences.

    All the best,

    Sasha.
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  • Profile picture of the author Profit Traveler
    I have to confess....

    Other People's Income Statements!

    Just typing it made me want to go work harder.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Kanigan
    Hmm if you need all these bells and whistles, I'll say: You don't have a big enough Why.

    It's easy to focus when you have that.

    When Covid started I saw all the conventions and tradeshows in my industry shutting down. These folks depend on these meetups, and the 1:1 time that comes with them. Immediately I knew putting on a conference myself, a virtual one, was what I had to do. And I had the skills and experience to do it.

    I was likely the first person to host one in that industry--people told me so--and many other followed the idea. That first decision gave me all the focus I needed. Instead of foundering around, wondering what to do, I had my clear idea. And execution--autoresponder, signup page, organizing speakers, taking payments, getting a paid moderator to run things with me, getting the webinar infrastructure together--all that was a natural outgrowth of the focus I had on the idea.

    That focus gave me the organizing principle for my day. I was on a mission. For the three weeks preceding the event, that was what I was doing. All the energy I had supported this one idea.

    I say: if you don't have focus, you don't feel confident in pursuing an idea. Better work on that first. Then the focus comes naturally.
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  • Profile picture of the author BloggerDeen
    The question seems very simple but is very complex. The biggest issue is it depends on a person. A thing which motivates me may not motivate other person. I think the best is to start with just say 3 things which motivates you like for me its traveling and traveling needs money. Also it is much easier if you really enjoy what you do for example if you are in internet marketing just for the sake of money it won't take much time to get demotivated and then you will leave it.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicenet
    Hello,


    I cut off all distractions and detractors and get to work.
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    I work in short 30 to 45 minute bursts

    I then 'recharge' my focus by reading stuff that relaxes me while containing info that can help my business

    Then I get back to work on the next burst
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  • Profile picture of the author Primitivesense
    Looking at similar people in my niche of work and check out their posts/success. Also motivational pages etc they just give me a boost. Music actually can help me depending on what I have to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author TobiMDD
    I am listening to subliminals on youtube.
    They give me extreme motivation and focus to do what I need to do.


    I am not sure if it is allowed to post youtube links here, the headline from the one which works great for me is this one:


    Motivation To Get Things Done - Subliminal Message Session - By Thomas Hall


    Apart from that I also have a morning routine including meditation, reading and sports.
    This helps to start the day right and never lose focus
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  • Profile picture of the author thomascarney
    Five ways to harness your determination and stay focused:
    - Set up your day the night before.
    - Do the most difficult things first.
    - Eliminate distractions and time-wasters.
    - Regenerate and keep up your energy.
    - Constantly remind yourself of your ultimate goals.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marlito Dungog
    Imagine your dream first before you start doing your task.

    Imagine the happiness and the positive result when you finish that task.

    In that way, it can help you focus on what you are doing because you know your WHY.

    Hope this helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monetize
    I use lists and planners, set
    a timer for certain tasks, and
    keep strict track of my time
    (but not always since I am
    not a robot). I stay motivated
    by setting goals and the rest
    of what I do are proprietary
    trade secrets.
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  • Profile picture of the author ItsDubC
    If you work a full-time job but are working on your business on the side, my recommendation is to decide the night before the ONE thing you need to accomplish in your business the next day so that you will feel like you actually did something productive on it.

    Oftentimes this will motivate you to do that thing first (which could mean waking up early before your day job) and as you string these daily productive tasks together, your business, and skill set naturally grows.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamell
    I read daily so that amplifies my mind .Prioritizing what is and what's not important helps me get things done alot faster
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  • Profile picture of the author abbe77
    Guided meditation and mindfulness training regularly can help a lot to keep your mind focused. Ten minutes before sleep and 10 minutes after you wake up will do a wonder. Do it for few weeks and see the results. Make it a habit and daily routine for long term effect.
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    Private and quite room or place with super high speed internet. That's all I need.
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  • Profile picture of the author 0Mike0
    I have access to mindset training in the group I am involved with, which has helped me massively.

    Then ultimately, every day I think about where I want to be in life and that is free from relying on a wage from an employer! That keeps me moving forward
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  • Profile picture of the author F M Cassim
    Need to have a Daily To Do List!
    Put a Weekly Target
    Reward yourself weekly based on your achievement.
    If the achievement is short of your Target, then it will be a working weekend.
    Finally Take one Project at time. Not more until you finished your target.
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  • Profile picture of the author skzahidul2
    I always listen to motivational speech on youtube that motivates me to work more and I also read case study to start a new thing.
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    What I like to do to stay motivated is to start working and play music from my favorite artists on Spotify. Also watching motivational videos on YouTube if I'm feeling low energy. The dream won't work if you don't work!
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  • Profile picture of the author starbaby
    Focus on one thing singlemindedness is what you need now till you reach that goal:
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  • Profile picture of the author Bk64
    As others have said, excercise is a big one, any excercise, it helps me refocus and remain focus throughout the day afterwords. I find yoga has similar effects, though I generally do both.

    I find meditation is another ace in the sleeve, nothing too fancy, just getting comfortable on a cushion and focusing on my breath for five minutes or so helps to quickly refocus and maintain perspective.

    For something more mentally stimulating and less physically involved, I think it depends what drives you personally. The pursuit of wealth, lust, providing for your family, anything that can light that fire under your belly. As mentioned in the post, motivational speakers fit this line very well but I believe the important thing is to really zero in on what it your goals are and what you're actually working towards.
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  • Profile picture of the author starbaby
    Focus on that one thing and see it through till accomplished, don't give up on it when your first tries flop
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  • Profile picture of the author BernardR
    The real simple way to stay focussed is to have a big enough reason to succeed.

    I call this 'Having a WHY that will make you CRY!'

    Your driving reason for doing your business should be more than just making money. It should be about your lifes mission, something you are passionate about. It could be your kids, your wife a good cause or similar.

    That's how I stay on track

    B
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