Kathie Lee & Hoda: Tips For Being More Focused At Work
Getting frazzled at work can be easy to do sometimes. Then, before you know it, the day is winding to the end and you haven’t even done any of the work you needed to get done. Kathie Lee and Hoda are helping women everywhere go from frazzled to focused so they brought on experts Jane Seymour and author of Throw Out Fifty Things, Gail Blanke.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Electronic Reminders a Key To Organization
Jane Seymour said the first thing everyone needs to do is start using electronic reminders on their phone. Seymour said they are great because you can leave notes to yourself days in advance and when the time comes your phone does all the remembering for you, letting you know something important has happened by letting off a ringing noise.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Make a To Do List and a To Don’t List
Gail Blanke said it is important to make to do lists and to don’t lists as well. These will help you clear your mind of mental clutter. Blanke said every to don’t list needs a few points to remind you to stop thinking about everything all the time, stop trying to complete everything at once and don’t worry if people don’t like it.
“The only thing everyone likes is water because it has no taste,” Blanke said. “Do you want to be like water?”
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Working On Weekends More Productive
Seymour said sometimes you are going to get backed up at work and there is nothing you can about it. She suggested taking one hour out of your weekend to head into the office and get some work done. No one will be around to distract you, and Seymour said you will be amazed at how much work you accomplish.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Stop Assuming the Worst
Blanke said her best advice for anyone who is frazzled at work is to stop assuming the worst. She used the example of an email that doesn’t get replied too. She said people automatically think the person doesn’t like them or that they are getting fired. She said all it means is the person didn’t reply to the email.