Losing Focus? - This can help you too

Last Update: December 10, 2019

One of my old drillmasters used to say this to me every time he notices me lazying around as I become unproductive;

"Stop hanging around like a bad smell and do something."

Even to date, I still embrace his teachings, and for some reasons, today I remembered that specific statement.

Does the statement have something to do with Wealthy Affiliate?

Well, it made me zoom into WA, and I managed to identify some areas within this platform that can result in one being unproductive. And believe it or not, I came up with a list;

1. Our Wealthy affiliate blogs

2. The live chat area

3. The comments section

4. Other members' profiles

5. Our PM section

Now,

One may think, how is this even possible? These areas are to help us!

Of course, they are to help us.

But here is what I think, and this may not apply to everyone who is not self-disciplined.

1. How our WA blogs section; can become a perfect spot for wasting time.

You may find yourself wavering around this area looking for new exciting blog posts, commenting, socializing, reading other people's comments and waiting for the author to say to your feedback and so on.

I know this may make you feel like you are adding value to the community. And yes, you could be, but are you productive on your site? Should you find yourself spending more time than you should be in that section; perhaps you need to rethink your purpose of going there in the first place.

2. The live chat area

Again, I hardly use this section, but it has similar attributes to the above.

3. The comments section

Do you sometimes find yourself continually checking the comments you offered if the site owner has approved your comment? Or revisiting the sites, you have submitted your comments; to check the responses? If so, what value will you add to your website by checking this section a hundred times a day?

4. Other members' profiles

It's ok to spot someone you want to be on their network and want to dig their profiles. But the minute it becomes a hobby that is not a niche you are currently working on; you are probably not adding value to your business.

5. Our PM section

That is another corner that has the potential of having you hanging around like a bad smell if not used appropriately.

Conclusion

Do you sometimes find yourself hovering around any of these corners?

What do you do when you realize that's what you do and you shouldn't be addicted to it?

As for me, I recall the yelling of an old bugger with a brilliant sense of humour :)

Cheers!

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ww197804 Premium
thanks for that I find myself doing that will keep this in mind
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Sie3 Premium
You're welcome :)
Be a good boy and remember the old bugger's statement when you find yourself doing that
Cheers!
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megawinner Premium
Besides the smell, it has all the seriousness of watching our time being wasted!
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Sie3 Premium
Absolutely :)
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LenkaSophie Premium
A funny saying but it's true, Sipheni, I have to remember that! Sure I'm guilty with some of the mentioned activities and I'm well aware of that. Thanks for your reminder!
Lenka
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Sie3 Premium
Lol, you're not alone :), I found myself wavering around corner 3 lately after submitting few comments for the first time and it triggered the statement. I thought of what the old man would say under those circumstances.

Hugs :)
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HeidiAnders3 Premium
What a funny saying!! I love it!

This is a great post to get any of us back on track! Thank you, my friend! You're amazing!

To miracles this week!!
~Heidi
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Sie3 Premium
My friend! I'd laugh at it and get back on track :)
Thank you :)
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