Do you struggle with procrastination?
Procrastination is one of the biggest dream-killers out there. So many of us know exactly what to do, but we just don’t do it. With so many distractions in our world, putting off our dreams can happen without us even realizing it.
In this episode of The Elevated Life®, we’re sharing 5 Simple Steps for Laser Focus. If you’ve been struggling to take action on your dreams, you need this strategy!
Tune in to hear:
✨ Why “become wealthy” or “become fit” are not actually strong goals
✨ The #1 thing you should do before you get to work on your to-do list
✨ How ticking easy things off our to-do list gives us a false sense of accomplishment
✨ Our productivity trick that helps us get the most out of every hour
Step 1: Prioritize What’s Important
If you’ve been listening to The Elevated Life for a while, you know about our underlying philosophy for living a more intentional life: The 7 or Above rule.
Take a look at how you’re spending your time and stop doing things that are below a 7 on a scale of 1-10. This will get you out of the grind of being busy without actually accomplishing anything.
What are the big things that move the needle forward? That’s where you need to spend your time.
Step 2: Creating an Actionable Plan
Ask yourself every day: what are the top 3 things I need to do today to move the needle forward on my goals?
For example: desiring to become wealthy is awesome, but it’s not a strong goal because it’s not actionable! Start thinking about the steps you need to take in order to achieve wealth, like setting savings goals or focusing on specific areas in your business or career.
When you break your big dreams down into actionable steps every day, you’ll see so much more progress!
Step 3: Prime Your Mindset
There are a lot of tasks associated with achieving our dreams, but we can’t approach them with the same mindset we use to do the laundry or take out the trash.
Instead of just checking things off your to-do list, take a moment of pause before you start to work on a task related to your dream and get yourself into the right mindset. Think about it like getting into a mental power stance!
If you’re feeling empowered and energized as you go into your tasks, your work will become more fun and easier to accomplish.
Step 4: Do the Most Important Thing First
When we take a look at our to-do list, it can feel good to start ticking off all of the easy things first because it gives us a sense of accomplishment. If you want to feel really accomplished, pick out the most important thing and do that one first!
You have the most energy at the beginning of the day and you need to use that energy to put toward your important tasks.
Step 5: Set a Timer
We use our own version of the Pomodoro method to make sure that we’re getting the most out of every hour. We set a timer for 50 minutes of work and then take a 10 minute break. (The traditional Pomodoro method calls for 25 minutes of work and a 5 minute break.)
We love this method because it allows us to block out each hour to devote all of our focus to important tasks. It also gives us a mental break between tasks and gives us an opportunity to shift gears.
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Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.
In a world that constantly pulls us in a thousand directions, the ability to intensely focus our energy is the secret sauce to accomplishing great things.
Now we know focus is one of those ideas everyone pays lip service to but few actually develop – too many distractions, not enough discipline, you know the excuses.
But when you pull back the curtain, those excuses are complete B.S.!
The ability to focus like a laser beam on what really matters is absolutely the difference between the tiny percentage who make it to the top – and everyone else who complains they don’t have enough time in the day but waste half of it on nonsense.
Every single billionaire, multi-millionaire and incredibly successful person we know has cultivated this skill to an extraordinary degree.
While their competitors and peers are jumping from one shiny object to the next, they zero in week after week, month after month, on the things that will really move the needle.
And look at the results – they accomplish in a single year what takes others a lifetime!
The truth is… FOCUS IS KEY. Period. End of story.
But developing laser focus is hard work – it takes discipline, routine, cutting out distractions and saying NO to a thousand little time wasters each day.
That’s why we’re excited to spill the secrets and share the exact daily practices, weekly rituals and no-nonsense techniques that we use to develop insane, next-level concentration in the Focus Mastery Masterclass. 🚀
This month you’ll discover:
⏳ The 3 daily non-negotiables that every top performer follows religiously to keep their focus laser-sharp.
☀️ Our simple 4-step morning routine that primes your brain for laser-like focus all day long.
🔎 Strategies billionaires like Warren Buffett use to block out distractions and stay in “the zone” for hours at a time.
🗓️ How to structure your week for maximum focus efficiency so you can get 2X as much done with zero overtime.
🧠 A powerful pre-focus ritual that gets your mind in the optimal state to concentrate for extended periods.
✨ The one question you must ask yourself daily to stay dialed in on meaningful work that really moves the needle.
🧘 Plus 3 powerful guided meditations to integrate all the training
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