Most of us have to work hard to keep from being distracted, staying focused on what’s ours to do. Distractions shift us from being fully present and attentive to being less motivated, engaged, and aware of the full picture. At the end of the day, distractions hold the potential to take us away from what matters.
- Distractions come in all shapes and sizes.
- Distractions come from our own thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
- Distractions come out of the challenges of circumstances.
- Distractions are just a click away.
- Distractions are everywhere.
And . . .
Distractions can be the things we don’t want to do but are necessary to do in order to accomplish what’s ours to do.
Individuals, couples, families, and organizations will be more effective at doing what’s theirs to do when there’s a plan. An effective plan includes putting purposeful strategies in place to be focused on what matters and what needs to be done.
We’ve found it works best when the plan is continually updated and is formatted in a diagram to use as a visual map.
Find what works best for you, keeping focused on your plan with strategies to prevent distractions from becoming obstacles.