It starts with knowing what you want.
(Harder than it sounds – most of us wriggle away from being specific, grey areas are places to hide, not committing means an easy escape route.)
What you want: an unmistakable, clear-as-possible objective. The first kind of focus. Check.
Then the real work starts.
And, on day one, things get tricky.
There’s a problem, a competing priority, a knock-back, another idea, a second guesser, a holiday, a too-long to-do list, sticky treacle, a distracting attraction, day-to-day anchors, the urgent request, a little addition, barrier after blockage, just one more thing.
The other kind of focus – dealing with all that molasses whilst keeping your legs moving forward, pushing for the finish line, manoeuvring along the route whilst trained on the destination.
Focus isn’t on-off-on-off-off-on.
It’s full time, eyes wide open.
Skippy strategy: Deal with obstacles.
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