Achieving Focus in Your Work

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There’s no shortage of distractions that pull you away from important work. You can achieve focus, though, by clearly defining targets, prioritizing, and structuring your work clearly.

Duration: 27 minutes of video lessons

The course covers:

  • Identify the Targets and Deal with One at a Time
  • Use 2×2 Matrices for Prioritization
  • Say “No” by Saying “Yes, if”
  • Communicate Priorities and Hold People to Them
  • Structure Your Time and Your Work
  • Eliminate Distractions and Execute

The target audience for this course is anyone who is trying to stay focused, be more productive, and get their most important work done quickly and effectively. The value of this course to participants and the organization are:

  • Improved productivity and accuracy of work
  • Less time spent on low value work
  • Better work-life balance because of increased efficiency

Mike Figliuolo is the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS. He is an internationally recognized author, trainer, speaker, and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, strategy, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding thoughtLEADERS, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of three books: One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal LeadershipLead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results, and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved. Mike is also one of the most popular authors on LinkedIn Learning where he has published 30 courses that have been viewed millions of times by learners from around the world.