I learnt that eliminating distractions can cause a major shift in everything that you do. The ability to discern and know your distractions and choosing to let them go is, perhaps, the most important thing you can do to be more efficient.
It can be as ruthless as taking a good look at your phone and putting it away for weeks or even months. You think that’s extreme? While vacationing in the Caribbean in January and February 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. laboured on the initial manuscript of his final book, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
It is on record to be one of the very few times that MLK was completely isolated from the demands of life and that of the movement. The end result – a moderate, judicious, constructive, pragmatic piece that evoked the image of revolution in the heart of his readers.