How to Stay Focused in the Age of Distraction

Are you in control of your smart phone? Or is your smart phone in control of you?

Learn how to strengthen your ability to focus on what really matters and boost your productivity.

Research shows that if you want to excel in any area (whether it be study or sport) the ability to focus is an important factor for success. This workshop shows students how they can enhance their focus and concentration to succeed at school and life.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop students will:

  • have developed an understanding of how social network sites (e.g. Facebook) are highly addictive;
  • have developed an understanding of the many benefits of working in a focused manner in a distraction free environment;
  • have access to a range of tools to help them eliminate distractions in their work environment;
  • have a deeper understanding of how multitasking can slow down their mental processes and lead to poorer learning outcomes; and
  • be aware of strategies to enhance their focus and concentration