Focus and flow: accomplishing more by decluttering and single-tasking

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Features basic steps to move from busyness to decluttering and from multitasking to single-tasking.

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Focus and flow: accomplishing more by decluttering and single-tasking

  1. 1. www.dyanwilliams.com (612) 323-1859 dyan@dyanwilliams.com FOCUS & FLOW accomplishing more by decluttering and single-tasking
  2. 2. FLOWFOCUS Enjoy Process Excel in Output Copyright © 2013 Dyan Williams. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Busyness + Multitasking = Blurred FOCUS + Reduced FLOW
  4. 4. Busyness cramming every task into your day to get it all done
  5. 5. What causes busyness?
  6. 6. too much to do
  7. 7. too much to avoid
  8. 8. What is the alternative to busyness?
  9. 9. Decluttering completing key tasks in your day to get the right things done
  10. 10. What are the basic steps to decluttering?
  11. 11. Define top priorities
  12. 12. Make deliberate choices DO list v. DON’T list
  13. 13. Take small, specific steps toward big, important/ creative goals
  14. 14. Multitasking Doing 2 or more things (that require attention) at one time
  15. 15. What causes multitasking?
  16. 16. information over(load/consumption)
  17. 17. interruptions & distractions
  18. 18. What is the alternative to multitasking?
  19. 19. Single-tasking Doing 1 thing (that requires your attention) at one time
  20. 20. What are the basic steps to single-tasking?
  21. 21. Keep your eye on the present (& the prize)
  22. 22. Unplug from technology Plug in with purpose
  23. 23. Schedule time blocks
  24. 24. FOCUS & FLOW accomplishing more by decluttering and single-tasking www.dyanwilliams.com (612) 323-1859 dyan@dyanwilliams.com
  25. 25. www.dyanwilliams.com (612) 323-1859 dyan@dyanwilliams.com Photo Credits Slide 4: photo by Daniel Morris http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielmorris/275434941/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 6: photo by TJ Gehling http://www.flickr.com/photos/tjgehling/8799668811/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 7: photo by vilsekogen http://www.flickr.com/photos/vilseskogen/8256994215/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 9: photo by by USDA.gov http://www.flickr.com/photos/usdagov/5908589011/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 11: photo by Robert S Donovan http://www.flickr.com/photos/booleansplit/8335233141/sizes/n/in/photostream/ Slide 12: photo by dno1967b http://www.flickr.com/photos/dno1967b/8347363864/sizes/m/in/photostream Slide 13: photo by asmo23 http://www.flickr.com/photos/asmo23/3933402591/sizes/m/in/photostream/
  26. 26. www.dyanwilliams.com (612) 323-1859 dyan@dyanwilliams.com Photo Credits Slide 14: photo by forever digital http://www.flickr.com/photos/foreverdigital/2240673803/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 16: photo by zipckr http://www.flickr.com/photos/zipckr/3925513417/sizes/z/in/photostream/ Slide 17: photo by drinks machine http://www.flickr.com/photos/drinksmachine/8775465040/sizes/z/in/photostream/ Slide 19: photo by romainguy http://www.flickr.com/photos/romainguy/230416692/sizes/n/in/photostream/ Slide 21: photo by matt drobnick http://www.flickr.com/photos/drobnikm/523579259/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 22: photo by Gabriel Rocha http://www.flickr.com/photos/gabriel_rocha/3966728489/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Slide 23: photo by herbstkind http://www.flickr.com/photos/herbstkind/8790528338/sizes/m/in/photostream/

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