How I stay focused throughout the day

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Real Estate Broker/Owner 01293735 CA

I work hard to have a positive mindset and stay focused. Here are some tips I use to stay focused.

1. I make a list of what I need to do each day. I make sure to do it even if it is not in the order that is on the list. I keep working until the list is completed.

2. I have a regular routine. I arrive at the office at the same time everyday and have a plan when I arrive. I check emails, update files, return forms and emails, blog, facebook, check the MLS, and even check the news.

3. I take a short break each hour to use the restroom and talk briefly with the other agents on my team.

4. I only check texts and phone messages each hour or when I have a break. I leave my phone on silent unless I am expecting an impprtant message.

5. I reward myself with some time to surf the web or personal phone calls or something else I like to do once my list is completed.

6. I clear my desk before leaving.

7. I have a goal to complete all of this work betwen 7:30 am and 2 pm. This keeps me going and completing tasks even when I am not in the mood.

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Bryan Robertson
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I do very similar things.  The list is what keeps me on track and I do take little breaks throughout the day so I don't get stir crazy.

Nov 06, 2013 04:03 AM #1
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Teresa Cooper
Home Solution Real Estate Services - North Charleston, SC
SC Lowcountry - Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley

Lori - such simple things!  I'm embarrassed to say I need to do that, and need to discipline myself to do so.  Printing it out now as a reminder to keep handy at my desk!

 

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Charles Stallions Property Manager
Charles Stallions Real Estate Services - Pace, FL
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Done by 230 wow I use a 3x5 card and write 5 things that I need to do but there are times when I cannot get done, the daily drops never stop

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