It can be a challenge to stay focused when approaching an important deadline. Unnecessary distractions cause frustration, and the completion of projects can be delayed. The short Lynda.com video “How to stay focused on a deadline” offers some useful tips for reducing distractions and creating an environment where you can write and complete other tasks more effectively.
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What other tips have helped you maintain focus while writing under a deadline? Share with your colleagues in the comments below!
Learn more great tips in the full course: Writing Under A Deadline (33m)
Other UBC Learning Resources
- Business Writing Strategies: Lynda.com, on-demand (2h)
- Writing for the Web: Lynda.com, on-demand (1h 24m)
- Business Writing Essentials: Extended Learning, Sept. 15 – Nov. 3, in person
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