Just like a laser beam can concentrate a lot of light on one small area, laser-focused people can put a lot of energy into completing one crucial task well. Do it perfectly the first time and you’ll gain time to do other things without feeling tired or stressed.
Focus doesn’t get the respect it deserves in the business world. We hear about motivation, stress, emotions, leadership, and term culture. But not much attention is paid to the role that focus plays in your ability to be productive. Well, I’m here to change all that.
But what then is focus.
Focus is so important because it is the gateway to all thinking: perception, memory, learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and decision making. Without good focus, all aspects of years your ability to think will suffer. Without focus, you won’t be as effective in your work because if you’re not concentrating on the right things or are distracted, you won’t be capable of getting your work done.
So here a simple reality. If you can’t focus effectively, you can’t think effectively. And if you can’t think effectively. You definitely can’t produce the quality of work necessary to be successful from this perspective. It’s not difficult to see why focus is such an essential tool for business success.
But in this article we’ll check through a type of focus; that have the mental strength to cut through distraction like a bond villains. This type if focus called laser like focus, help you concentrate properly, and slice through procrastination in seconds.
What is laser focus.
Laser focus is the mental ability to give 100 percent of your attention to the task you’ve prioritized in the present moment. It helps you put aside all the delicious unrelated thoughts and sustain the energy required to reach the goals.
Developing laser like focus as an entrepreneur can be the key to finishing tasks quickly. and doing your best work on each. Think about your days for a moment. How many times do you try zoning on something only to get side tracked for 10-20 minutes, because you got a new alert on Facebook? Okay, it may be a interesting message. But then did you really need to check your email, alongside reading who is saying what?
You may not realize it yet, but nothing kills productivity than jumping from tasks to tasks.
Focus means nothing else than identifying your most important. “Task” and giving 100% of your attention to it. You melt with your task, you become one with it and there is nothing else.
Importance if laser-like focus to entrepreneurs.
Getting and keeping this state of laser like focus takes some practice, discipline and time. People often think they are focused, but in most cases they are not.
Through they may be working hard, and sincerely wishing to improve their relationship, but they keep on doing the same things that harm their business growth.
And one way to improve your focus is learning to say “no” Steve jobs said that one important trait when developing great products is about focus. And focusing is about saying no:
So let’s look at some of the benefits of having such, laser like focus. That says no. Impart on you as an entrepreneur.
1. Piece if mind:
An unfocus mind means a cluttered mind. Here is an example of what am saying. I want to write a blog post, but now I want to read, oh, but maybe now I want to do a few cold calls. Now I want to blog again. But before I do that I should go and engage a few people on Twitter.
You can see how both lead to a clutter mind and lack of output. If you focus in one item at a time, you’ll actually be able to get something done and you won’t have to worry about all these other thoughts meandering into your brain.
2. Better results:
If your end result is crappy, no one is going to want to use it. And worst of all, all the time you spent working on your mediocre product is gone. Wasted time is something you’ll never get back. Don’t let a lack of focus destroy the original vision you had for your product.
3. Consistent output:
Focusing allows you to continually produce quality work, when all of your energy goes into one piece of work, that’s the default behavior. A jack of all trades, however is not excellent at one particular craft. Would you rather be really good at one thing or mediocre at a much of things.