In today’s fast paced lifestyle of demanding working conditions here in Manila, it’s easy to get distracted or get so overwhelmed with everything going on that you tend to lose Focus -in every demarcation of the corporate world, especially with the erratic night owl work schedules of those working for call enter services here in the Philippines. It’s important to take a step back once in a while and reassess your game plan for making sure your focus levels are at top level.
Set Tangible Goals
When faced with sparse workloads, make sure to tackle projects or task that require creativity first because these endeavors need your mind to have a lot of breathing room, and that takes quite a bit of time.
It’s important to know yourself and have a good grasp of what you’re capable of because this will determine how much you can get done and in turn, have a more organized plan. Train your behavior patterns and influence work output like you would your body in the gym. Take seriously the lists you construct and concentrate on priorities.
Strategically Distribute your Time
Create Time Blocks for yourself when diving into your daily work schedule. Eliminate distractions completely but also make sure to schedule them when necessary –failure to have breaks here and there would burn you out in the long run. With that being said, it’s always helpful to come up with some sort of reward system to aid you in dealing with distractive tendencies.
Apply Technology to Enhance Focus
Optimize phone use, make sure that when you’re at work and on the clock, that your phone be a trusty ally and not an evil siren that feeds off your cramming. Organize your emails for systematic
Completely cut off Social Media, there’s no way around this. The only time it would be wise to play around social media is during designated break periods. Sometimes there are occasions in which you absolutely have to shut the world off in order to really hone the necessary focus. A tip is to slap the headphones on and listen to music or anything that would ONLY boost your productivity levels.
Be Aware of your Tendencies and General Well-Being
When it comes to anything in life, the right inspiration strikes in you whatever it takes to get something done –to achieve, to excel. With this though, you must also constantly remind yourself to not take yourself too seriously. When abused, this would lead to you beating yourself up when confronted with mistakes. Make sure to always find the FUN in whatever task your faced with.
Workplace organization is another factor that dictates your productivity. Finally, in order to fully you’re your best focus, make sure your health is always in tip top shape. Set your workplace to be comfortable for you to get things done in, make sure you’re always hydrated and your nutrition plan on point.
Whether you work for the fast food industry or for call center services here in the Philippines, staying focused is always a tricky challenge. But in many ways that the root of all the fun. No matter how stressed out you are, take a deep breath and remember to recalibrate your focus and overcome your distractive habits.