One secret to being more productive is to get rid of distractions. Below is a list of three things you can do to get more out of the time you have.
Turn it off – turn off the tv, your cell phone, and don’t check your email when you’re ‘working’, otherwise you’ll get in a rut of checking these every few minutes and get swept into checking your facebook.
Let your family know – your family of course knows you’re building a business. You should let them know during certain times during the day you’ll be off limits. I have a do not disturb sign I put on my office door. It works pretty well. Many times though I work when everyone else is still in the bed.
Set limits – limit the amount of time you check your facebook, email and other social media. Whatever kind of note you get you won’t have to answer it this instant. This was one of my biggest problems. I was so worried that I would miss an ‘important’ message that I couldn’t get anything else. I made a decision to check my email / facebook a few time during the day. It was hard at first. It is hard anytime you’re trying to break an old habit and form another one.
Monday we’ll be talking about 20 minutes at a time.