Why you should focus on enough instead of more?

Published 13.03.2021

Author Hrittik Roy

Tags enough, focus

Time is a precious commodity, and you might have heard this a thousand times now. But the stuff more important than time is the focus.

I have seen people achieve more in less time due to the exceptional focus skills they have. Focus leads to productivity, and productivity leads to a successful life.

In this post, we would dive down how you can change your life by focusing on specific things that matter and cancelling the noise out.

Let’s dive in!

Focus on Important Things more than Everything

It’s normal for human beings to try to force themselves to grow. But the problem arises when you aren’t considerate about the path you take and start getting lost in the noise by focusing on a lot of stuff.

Let’s take the example of trying to learn a new programming language or a new technology online.

To grow your talent/knowledge in a particular field, you don’t have to indulge in every course at once. Instead, start with one.

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  • Know about that field first of all
  • Start a beginner pack
  • Do not take all the things at once as you cannot finish any
  • Focus on one thing at a time
  • Go slowly with patience
  • One step at a time, complete it all

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”

— JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

In a few words, complete the main missions then you would have ample time to complete the side missions.

Only a Few Things Matter

Yes, you read it right. Only a few things matter to complete our goal. We should not do enough but essential items.

Doing less work can make you achieve more. Today, the time has come where we have to work smart rather than work hard.

By doing enough, you will have time to track your activity and growth and other exciting ventures.

Overdoing work brings tension, anxiety, pressure, depression, etc. It is like a swampland, and if you are falling for it, you will fall only. Avoid falling at first!

How to increase productivity by doing Enough?

Doing more, working harder doesn’t make you productive.   Real productivity is about identifying what’s important and doing the task as efficiently as possible.

Unfortunately, too many people are still focused on quantity over quality. They believe that they can accomplish anything by working for hours. To increase your productivity

habit productive focus
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  • You should have an “enough mindset” thought
  • Do not overdo a work as it will become a mess
  • Be Happy and have Positive thoughts
  • Spend money to make money

Curious about all this stuff? Read our blog on how rich people function by outsourcing task they don’t want to do.

Productivity isn’t about being a workhorse, keeping busy or burning the midnight oil… It’s more about priorities, planning and fiercely protecting your time.”

Margarita Tartakovsky

Manage Time Well

You want to learn new things but ended up frustrated because of a lack of time. We have our personal life also with our professional life.

Try to keep a balance between both. It would be best if you had enough work with a good lifestyle and relaxation time.

focus time management
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People consider sleep as an end to all work and to recharge themselves. Don’t forget this critical aspect.

Twenty-four hours is identical for all, but the way you utilize each and every hour makes you different and unique. Focus with good time management skills is a cheat sheet for success.

We Want You To Focus On Enough

Life is not only about more and less work, failure or success. Life is about enjoying the moment, learning from them, using your experience, and many more.

The more work is a losing sum game. Once you get more, you only continue to want more and more.

Time has come to change.

  • It’s time to create a margin in your life instead of filling every moment with work.
  • It’s time to define yourself
  • It’s time to embrace the fact that you may need way less (of everything) than you think you do to be happy.

The path of your success depends on you. The key to success in the present time is to work enough, research, and keep track of your work habit.

Remember one thing, it doesn’t matter how many hours you work or how many items you get done. The only thing that matters is that the value you created in your life. That should become your measurement of productivity in life.

Final Thoughts

I hope this post would help you with the essential implementation that would help you become a better person. Try blocking your calendar and planning a day to complete your task efficiently. Productivity and efficient time management doesn’t come in a day, but what do people say?

Practice makes everything perfect. Try implementing what you have learned today in this post!

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Happy Learning!

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