Attention is the most precious resource that we can leverage to actually get things done, increase productivity and achieve highest performance in whatever we do. Focus is not something we have — it’s a skill we gain by training our brain.
Our brain is finely attuned to distraction, so today's digital environment makes it especially hard to focus. Thanks to a variety of sources of entertainment, news, socialization and more work, it is easy to get distracted. Not only do distractions slow us down, they can cause serious errors.
To prevent this, we should develop better mental focus. But how can we train our brain to stay focused?