The first step to any project is to hone your focus. In this video, get a few focusing strategies to help you make the most of your limited time.
- [Instructor] Blink number three, … simple mental strategies can defend … against distractions and refine your focus. … From constant email notifications on your phone … to the temptation to binge the latest Netflix series, … modern life is full of distractions. … But you don't have to let these distractions stop you … from reaching your Ultralearning goals. … There are some simple techniques you can use … to overcome the challenges of finding your focus. … The first challenge to finding your focus, … getting focused in the first place. … Trick yourself into getting started … by setting a timer for say, three minutes. … Promise yourself that you can stop working … when the timer goes off. … But at the end of three minutes, … you might have found the momentum you need to keep working. … You can build on this strategy with the Pomodoro Technique. … Set a timer for 20 minutes … and work without stopping during this time. … When the timer goes off, take a five-minute break, … then go back to work for another 20 minutes. …
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