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Perceived Difficulty is a Productivity Killer: How to Build Focus

Summary: The author, Raviraj Achar, shares his personal struggles with procrastination and presents three steps to help build focus and overcome perceived difficulty:

1. Block distractions for 30 minutes: Identify and remove distractions, set a timer, and focus on the problem at hand. 2. Break it down into simpler problems: Divide a daunting task into smaller, manageable parts, and identify what scares you about the problem. 3. Don't stop when you just get started: Build momentum by working on a problem for an extended period, taking breaks after achieving milestones, and serializing your thoughts to maintain continuity.

Key Takeaways:

* Perceived difficulty can be a major productivity killer. * Focusing for short periods can help build momentum. * Breaking down complex problems into simpler tasks can make them more manageable. * Maintaining continuity and momentum is crucial to overcoming procrastination.

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