Using the Power of Focus While Planning Events

by May 2, 2023

In this episode, we explore the power of focus that is needed while planning meetings and events. With so many distractions, tasks, and to-do’s event planners face the challenge of staying focused so that they can get all of the things done. If you are struggling with focusing while you’re planning events, then this episode is for you.


Episode Highlights

  • It’s so easy to procrastinate when you are planning your events, which makes the power of focus even more powerful to put into practice.
  • Your focus determines the direction in which you want your work to go. If you have a goal of an amazing event, then your focus needs to be on ensuring your work is amazing.
  • If an event planner struggles in starting a task, it is potentially because the outcome may not be going the way we want it to go. The struggle comes in the uncertainty of our expectations.
  • It can be easy to procrastinate on our problems because our problems require us to concentrate. Concentration is a key component of being focused.
  • Where your focus goes your energy flows, so make sure your mind is set on focusing on your task to completion.
  • Just like any athlete, make sure that you are doing your warmups before getting on the field of your workplace. Set your stage, create the optimal environment, give yourself a pep talk, bring your positive energy, and set up boundaries so that you can be the best you can be while you are completing your best work.
  • So many distractions are thrown at us while we are trying to complete a task, set boundaries and evaluate each request to ensure its priority matches your own before you agree to complete it.
  • Remember to avoid distractions smokescreens, false alarms, and emotionally draining distractions that may come your way. Find those unique ways of approach to protect your time, space, and energy.
  • There is power in where you focus, because the more you focus, the more you can get things done.


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Want more tips on focusing while planning events? Check out this post. Thank you so much for tuning into the podcast. Until next time, stay on purpose!


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