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SBW Issue 11 Jeneth Blackert

Multitasking causes so much mind clutter not to mention, how it is impacting negatively in our relationships. When you are not focused in the present moment your connection with family, friends, and clients suffers greatly. People expect your undivided attention, after all isn’t this what you expect from others? Have you ever been caught not giving your full attention? How do you think the other person felt that was interacting with you? They always know when you are not fully engaged, the small glace at our phone does not go unnoticed. The other day I was in a meeting. The person I was with had their phone on the table. Each time it buzzed beeped moved or shook she lost her attention and would check her phone. These interruptions made our,what would- have- been 30 minute meeting turn into 45 minutes. An extra 15 unproductive minutes might not seem like a big 61 | SavvyBizWomen Is Mental Clutter Getting You Down? deal to you, but it may just make the other person choose not to do business with you. If I wanted to hire this person for one of my clients, it sure made me question, whether they would give my client their full undivided attention. What is your time worth? What is the other person’s time worth? Time is a commodity that we cannot recover. It needs to be well spent. Planning ahead and blocking time on your busy schedule can help you to be prepared and ready to participate fully in the moment. Don’t let a clutter life make you miss out on a business opportunity or sharing special time with your love ones. Here are 5 Tips OnHow to Beat Mental Clutter and Enjoy Life More: Tip #1: Start by dedicating your undivided attention. This may take some practice. Many of us have some


SBW Issue 11 Jeneth Blackert
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