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Work From Home Distracted? Two tips for focus

Working from home is not easy. This sudden forced WFH has created havoc for many of us. The distractions are so real. External distractions (children, pets, roommates, laundry and other chores, homeschooling) and Internal Distractions (rolling waves of anxiety and uncertainty, worry about money and family members).  I hope you have found some strategies that work for you, and that you continue to be compassionate about not being perfect or having things go perfectly.

Here are two things I have done.

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A Daily Scan Habit for More Effective Leadership

I have a program on my computer which, each day, scans the system. It lets me know by way of a smiley or frowning face icon whether my PC is working well.  Because it is automated to scan every day, my computer is usually in good shape.

Leaders who wish to be effective and stay healthy and happy should use the discipline of a daily scan habit. This is not something that can run automatically – you have to be part of the practice.

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