What is focus?

by Margaret Lukens, New Leaf + Company LLC

What does it mean to have focus?



Simply, it means to do one thing at a time, while thinking about that thing.

Focus is one of the most potent organizing techniques available. Few things equal the power of focus for helping us perform at a higher level.

If an elite athlete is running one race, but his mind is on the next one, what happens to his performance in this event? It can’t reach its very highest level, because the athlete’s attention is not focused on the task at hand.

What do you do to maintain focus? What interferes with your focus? Let us know by leaving a comment here.


1 comment so far

  1. […] The modern world seems determined to shatter our focus ; don’t allow it! Minimize interruptions and feel the joy of focused work. […]

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