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Don’t Let Donald (Or Anyone Else) Distract You

Wow. There is A LOT of chatter swirling about regarding the change in leadership in the world’s highest position. It’s been less than two weeks since the Inauguration, and let’s just say that there has been a flurry of activity coming out of the Oval Office and into the streets of our great nation.

This activity has caused many people to get caught up in the maelstrom, whether they are on the right or the left of the political spectrum. Social media feeds have exploded with the latest nugget of news. Tensions are on the rise, and people are getting stressed. This post is NOT about Donald Trump or his actions: It’s about YOURS. Specifically, it’s about your actions as it relates to your gainful employment. It does NOT address or condone any political actions. That is a personal decision you can grapple with on your own.

Have you found yourself getting sucked into the cyclone of the 24-hour news feed (both real and fake)? If not, kudos to you for keeping focused on your priorities, your job, and your personal care. You are in the minority. If you have noticed a marked decrease in your performance, productivity and positivity, then I encourage you to take this moment to reset your mind and return it to full power.

Here are a few strategies you can use to reduce the distractions and get you focused on your vocational responsibilities and vision: