Habitual & Moral Life-Styles

(LESSON 26):-- 8 Ways To Make FOCUS Your Friend

Posted By:--Anyi-Nature
Score image

To become successful in your career and or talent, you need to make focus your friend. So, below are eight ways to make focus your friend:

1. Try To Differentiate Between MOTION&DIRECTION:=>

“You have removed most of the road blocks to success when you know the difference between MOTION and DIRECTION.” ByBill Copeland.

Let us explain more vividly with this little story; a family packed-in a new neighborhood. The following morning, they were up to activity very late and the father decided to take their little daughter to her school even though he will be late at work.

They left and the young daughter began directing the father from one direction to another. They wasted twenty to thirty minutes of circuitous driving and finally arrived at the school which is a step behind their house.

The father after heating-up asked his daughter why she decided to direct their movement through this rigorous means while the destination is not far from their backyard.

The daughter responded; “we went the way the schoolbus goes, that is the only way I know.”
As you can see, if you want to maximize your talent and or career and become successful on it, you need to make every action count. You must determine where you want to go and how to get there. Try to differentiate between MOTION AND DIRECTION. Utmost direction is needed with little motion.

2. Challenge Your Excuses:=>

Naturally, we human beings have one reason or the other for not doing what we ought to do. We most times resort to challenges like; we lack time, we do not have enough resources, we do not have enough help, we have problems and so on and so forth.

But, should we let these things get us off track? No! So, you have to challenge your excuses as one of the ways to make focus a friend. Because, people who do not know what they are doing soon become frustrated.

3. Yesterday Should Not Hijack Your Attention:=>

Do not let yesterday take-up too much of today. People who focus on yesterday hardly get a better tomorrow. Too many people yearn for the past and get stocked in it instead of learning from the past and let go off it.

As a coach in football game, if you say you are putting a player in, you are focusing on what that new player is going to do now to try help you beat the other team, while when you say you are going to take a player out, you are probably focused on the mistakes he made --- the players he walked and the hit he allowed. This does not help you win the game.

4. Bestow Your Focus On The Present:=>

The same way you should keep your focus off yesterday, you should as well not have your focus on tomorrow. Thinking of tomorrow will not get anything done today.

Your focus should be channeled in one area where you have some control for today because, if you focus on today, you probably will get a better result tomorrow.

5. Learn To Stay Focused On Results:=>

A person, who focuses on the difficulty of the work at hand instead of its rewards or results, is likely to become discouraged. Dwelling on the difficulties of the work at hand too long will make you develop self-pity instead of self-discipline. And these willscatter your attention instead of having it focused.

Therefore, by focusing on results or rewards, you will find it easier to stay positive and encouraged. Another experience I had that will distract you from results is INTERACTION WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE. Definitely, you will come in contact with a lot of people who will impact on your effort either negatively or positively.

Below are thelists of five types of people you are likely to encounter in life:

(a) Refreshersthese people inspireyour dream and energize your talent.
(b) Refiners sharpens your ideas and clarify your vision
(c) Reflectors  they mirror your energy, neither do they add or subtract from it.
(d) Reducers these people try to reduce your vision and effort to their comfort zone.
(e) Rejecters they deny your talent, hinder your efforts, impede your vision.

So, I urge you to remain focused on results, so you could stay grounded. And the praise of others will less likely go to your head; also the negative impact of the reducers and rejecters will be felt on minimal level.

6. Avoid Too Many Choices And Follow Your Priorities:=>

If you chase two rabbits, both will automatically escape. Unfortunately, many people resort to this old adage above nowadays. They hardly focus their attention and this result to ineffectiveness.

Well, the reason is that, people in our culture today have too many choices --- in fact, unlimited options. And to avoid this, you need to focus in order to develop your talent; you need to work on knowing what your true priorities are and then following them.

7. Focus On Your Strengths, Not Your Weaknesses:=>

Let us begin with a short story here, a couple bought a new property. Landed property to use as farm,they were preparing to pack into this place when argument started between the husband and the wife.

The wife wanted them to build the living house first while the husband wanted to build the barn for animals first. After a long argument, the husband went on to say; you see love! The barn will build the living house, buy the cars, train the children and provide everything you need.

The wife was only being afraid of not having a living house thereby dwelling on her weaknesses while the husband is on the side of building up his strength. So, go with your greatest assets; do not waste your time.

8. Seek For Work Before Rewards:=>

Pay now and play later. Too often people wants the rewards before the work, and that is the reason why they do not stay as focused as they could.

The solution to this is to MAKE EVERY ACTION COUNT --- become intentional in what you do. This kind of focus helps you live without regrets because, it directs and make the most out of your talent and opportunities.

As a person who has talent but has not seen any result, your problem is lack of focus. So, it takes talent plus focus to reach your potential and eventually become the person you intend to be in life.

No doubt, with these ideas, you should be well engaged to make change in your life and stick to healthier habitual and moral lifestyle for the long term.

And my final two points should be:
1. Knowledge without action is entirely useless. You are now well equipped with tools to use and change your life, now it is time to do it. I know you have a lot of goals that are important to you, then, use these ideas to make it a reality.

2. Doing my best for our community is my priority so; we are here to support you. I write two articles for a small community each week, Monday and Thursday, and these small communities are people who are to getting better, living healthier, and making the world a better place.

I do my best to help them achieve their goals, and this is my part to play, and I will always like to do the same for you.
So, if you have questions, you can always contact me at

I know, I do not have it all figured out, but my best is channeled towards the tiny action that accumulates to greatness with time, as you follow me along the way.
I am pleased to help you if there is anything I can do for you. I am here to help however I can.


Score image

Score image

Score image

My Best Articles

My best articles are shared in this page for you to read on topics ranging from happiness, creativity, how to become productive, health and a lot more.

The major question that drives me daily through my work is, “How can we form better habits and good moral lifestyle?”

To answer this, is the reason why I like using natural and scientifically-based approach to get down on having practical solutions to issues.

There are interesting articles you will find to read on topics such as; how to have a staying-power and eliminate procrastination. You can as well subscribe for my weekly newsletter and get for yourself my free book called: Art of Transforming your habit.

Are you ready to know more about what I stated above? Feel free to use my articles category below to browse my articles or you can as well scroll down to see every post listed in LESSON.

Sort My Best Articles by Categories
All Articles Arranged by Lessons & Date

To browse all my articles arranged by lessons and date posted, scroll down. Articles are listed in such a way that the newest articles are at the top and my oldest contents at the bottom.

Current Articles (Habitual & Moral-lifestyles)
(LESSON 16):-- Two Qualities without Which any Man May Become a Great Leader at Any Level of Life
(LESSON 15):-- When The Smart Is Dumb: Difference Between Academic Intelligence & Emotional Life.
(LESSON 14):-- Reason Why People Who Want to be Rich Fail to Become Rich
(LESSON 13):-- How to Improve Your “Interest in Memory.”
(LESSON 12):-- All Knowledge is But Memory; Do You Think Habit is Memory?
(LESSON 11):-- Mastering Your Memory. How keen is Your Observation?
(Lesson 10):-- Creating a Chain Reaction of Good Habits Using the “Domino Effect”
(LESSON 9):-- The Habits Scorecard: This Simple Exercise Will Help You Discover The Habits You Should Change.
(LESSON 8):-- How You Can Make Your Future Habits Easy
(LESSON 7):-- How To Break A Bad Habit (And Build Lasting Good Habits)
(LESSON 6):-- Are You Afraid You Have Failed? Look At How To Fit A New Habit Into Your Life
(LESSON 5):-- Tiny Actions (Best Way To Start A New Habit)
(LESSON 4):-- Forming Habits Of Identity And Willpower (Sticking To Your Goals For Long Time)
(LESSON 3):-- The Science Behind How Your Habits Work
(LESSON 2):-- Avoiding The Common Mistake Most People Make
(LESSON 1):-- Why Do People Find it Difficult to Stick to Good Moral Habits?

Articles - 2018/2019 (Habitual & Moral-lifestyles)
(LESSON 2):-- How To Become An Efficient Leader Taking Your Initiative To Great Level By Believing In Yourself
(LESSON 3):-- How To Profit By Imagination
(LESSON 4):-- The Six Enemies Which Ride Millions To Failure Without Being Discovered
(LESSON 5):-- Poverty, The Richest Experience That Can Come To a Boy.
(LESSON 6):-- What Do You Understand By an ATTRACTIVE Personality?
(LESSON 7):--- Haters and Critics: How to Deal with People Judging You and Your Work by James Clear
(LESSON 8):--- How To Rise Above The “They Say” Class And Become An Accurate Thinker ACCURATE THOUGHT
(LESSON 9):-- Summary Of “ACCURATE THOUGHT & DESIRE” And The Principles Involved.
(LESSON 10):-- What Are “Suggestions & Auto-suggestions” And How They Affect Your Career And Or Talent
(LESSON 11):-- The Value Of “Reminding Yourself What To Do” (Auto-suggestion) In Achieving Your Career & Or Talent.
(LESSON 12):-- How To Harness And Control Your Habit Instead Of Becoming a Slave To It.
(LESSON 13):--- How Our Environment Influences Our Lives Either Negatively Or Positively.
(LESSON 14):--- The Magic Key To Success, What Is This Magic Key?
(LESSON 15):-- The Enemy You Must Conquer Before You Can Become a Person Of ACTION
(LESSON 16):-- FAILURE; a Temporary Defeat, Not a Downfall
(LESSON 17):-- How To Develop The Best That Is In a Person
(LESSON 18):--- The Spirit Of Making Money; How Would You Feel If You Get Rich Today?
(LESSON 19):-- How To Persuade Somebody To Do Something You Want
(LESSON 20):-- Successful People Are Not Always Talented, Why Is Talent Alone Not Enough?
(LESSON 21):-- What Does It Take To Be Successful?
(LESSON 22):-- What Is The Greatest Obstacle To Success?
(LESSON 23):-- How To Lift Your Talent To Its Highest Level
(LESSON 24):-- What Do You Think Carries People To The Top Of Their Career And Talent?
(LESSON 25):--- How To Fire-Up Your Passion, If You Lack The Energy You Desired
(LESSON 26):-- 8 Ways To Make FOCUS Your Friend
(LESSON 27):-- PREPARATION: What Happens When You Do, Or Do Not Get Prepared And Six Preparation Principles
(LESSON 28):-- What To Do When You Make a Mistake
(LESSON 29): PERSEVERANCE:-- Developing “Staying Power” In Your Career And Or Talent Pursuit
(LESSON 30):-- Five Enemies Of Perseverance (Staying Power), And How To Eliminate Them.
(LESSON 31):-- To Be Able To Sustain Your Talent, Then Take The Following Steps:
(Lesson 37):-- 6 Criteria To Know If You Are Doing A Good Job
(LESSON 38):-- The Hidden Danger Of Comparing Yourself To Others
(LESSON 50):-- How To Figure Out What To Focus On In Life. (By Experts)
(LESSON 51):-- The Impact Of (Positive Thinking) On Your Work, And Your Life
(LESSON 52):-- Is There Any Reason To Embrace Sudden Change In Life?
(LESSON 53):-- How To Exhibit Courage And Live Without Regrets.
(LESSON 54):-- PRIDE…. Problems With Pride And How To Overcome Them
(LESSON 55):--- Ways to Tell Whether a Relationship is Positive Or Negative (Generalized).
(LESSON 56):-- Five Signs of a Solid Relationship
(LESSON 57):-- Twelve Ways to Keep Yourself Charged Up
(LESSON 58):-- When to Hire Help For Your Business
(LESSON 59):-- A Five Minutes Warm-Up For Peak Performance
(LESSON 60):-- What Is Your Definite Chief Aim? Do You Have an Objective In Life?
(LESSON 61):-- How To Build Self-Confidence In Your Career Job & Talent
(LESSON 62):-- How Fear From Social Heredity Can Rob-Off Your Talent/Career Job.
(LESSON 63):-- How Imagination Affects All You Do Towards Attaining Your Definite Chief Aim
(LESSON 64):-- How Enthusiasm Will Affect Your Career And Talent
(LESSON 65):--- How To Possess The Quality Of SEFL-CONTROL In Your Career & Talent
(LESSON 66):-- Forms Of SELF-CONTROL That Causes More Grief
(LESSON 68):-- The “thought” which does more than gather, organize and combine facts

Score image

Any of my services or products you purchased, 50% of it is dedicated to "CS Academy Projects." This is to make sure that Afridigit computer lab is built in all the rural secondary schools for rural kids in Awgu L.G.A Enugu state Nigeria.

Thank you for uplifting the lives of these rural kids.