You’ll Focus Better If Your Creativity Is Without Constraints

You’ll Focus Better If Your Creativity Is Without Constraints

One of the best things to help your creativity thrive is freedom. Freedom from distractions, freedom from intrusive thoughts, and especially freedom from constraints. In the modern age, with immediate access to the Internet, it’s easy for creative people to get caught up in the work of others, constantly trying to either imitate them or comparing themselves to them. This will only hold you back and make you less creative,…

Use Timing Tools to Help You Put Blinders on to Distractions

Use Timing Tools to Help You Put Blinders on to Distractions

Trying to focus in the presence of so many distractions can be extremely difficult. If you’re not accustomed to working while avoiding these distractions, you’ll find yourself veering away from your work constantly. Even those who have worked in the presence of these distractions for years find themselves unable to focus sometimes. In order for you to get used to working with these types of distractions, you should use timers…

Try the Pomodoro Technique to Maintain Focus During Creative Work Sessions

Try the Pomodoro Technique to Maintain Focus During Creative Work Sessions

The Pomodoro technique is one that involves dividing up work into short bursts throughout the day, allowing you to break in between to keep yourself from getting burnt out from work. People have claimed that it helps increase productivity by having small breaks spread out across the day, allowing you to focus better and keep your mind sharper. One of the main aspects of the Pomodoro technique is using a…

Track Your Screen Time to See What’s Siphoning Your Attention

Track Your Screen Time to See What’s Siphoning Your Attention

Since technology is so prevalent and integrated in our lives today, it’s also natural that we’re able to be easily distracted by it. It can be very useful for businesses, being able to transfer files and information instantly, but just as quickly, you can switch from working to watching videos for hours on end. The worst part is, it can often be hard to tell how much time has passed…

Tasks You Can Do to Recharge Your Creativity and Focus Better

Tasks You Can Do to Recharge Your Creativity and Focus Better

If you’ve ever spent hours at a time trying to be creative, you know that at some point you can get burnt out. Sometimes there’s just no true creative thoughts left and you start to try to force it, which results in many sub-par ideas across the board. At this point, it’s best that you take some time off to recharge your creativity so that you can come back to…

Sometimes Being Semi-Unfocused Boosts Your Creativity

Sometimes Being Semi-Unfocused Boosts Your Creativity

Many people try too hard to be creative. If you’re not naturally very creative, you might try to force it the same way you would more serious work, by sitting down and focusing very hard. However, this might actually be counterproductive, because it’s been shown that being somewhat unfocused actually helps you be more creative. People draw creativity from many different places. It’s very rare that you will produce something…

Set Strong Boundaries for Dealing with Interruptions

Set Strong Boundaries for Dealing with Interruptions

No matter how hard you may try to avoid it, you’re going to be put in situations where you’re working and getting constantly interrupted. It can happen in many places, whether it be at work with other coworkers, somewhere with friends, or at home with your family. It can be frustrating, or it can take you off track, so you need to learn how to deal with these interruptions properly…

Set Boundaries with Clients, Customers and Coworkers

Set Boundaries with Clients, Customers and Coworkers

If you’ve had a long history of working directly with clients and customers as a business owner, then you know that it can sometimes be a grueling experience. While many customers are kind and your whole interaction passes without anything of note, some customers can be very pushy and needy when it comes to your services. The same can also be said of some coworkers; while some are diligent and…