As a Ruby on Rails or React Native developer, staying focused can be tough with a constant stream of distraction demanding your attention.
Our brains are finely attuned to distraction, so today’s digital environment makes it hard to focus and forces us to multitask.
Moreover, our brains’ reward circuit lights up when we multitask. That is why distraction feels great, we get an emotional high when we are doing a lot at once.
Then how to overcome this problem? How to stay focused? Try these 3 ultimate tips:
1. Do creative work first
In order to focus effectively, we should reverse the typical order: mindless work first to the toughest task. We should do the toughest task first, by check off the task that require creativity or concentration in the morning, and then move to smallest task like scheduling meetings in the afternoon.
2. Allocate your time
Notice where and when you focus best, then allocate your toughest tasks for those moments. You have to really dilligent with those times.
3. Train your mind
Practice concentration and focus by turning off all distractions and comitting all of your brain to a single task. Train your brain day by day so it would not be a tough task to stay focused in your company.
And that’s it! We hope it helps with your self development. Do you have another tips about how to stay focused? Comment below!