Hyper-Focus Time Management Personality Style Preference
An Hyper-Focus Time Management Personality Type loves nothing more than languishing over a project or research without interruptions! Hyper-Focus types enjoy the experience of going deep into their work, but they run the risk of losing track of time and struggle transitioning from one task to another.
Are You A Hyper-Focus Personality?
Dominant Hyper-Focus Time Style Personality Types can learn to work most effectively with others when they better understand the strengths and weaknesses of their natural Impulsive TimeStyle Preference.
Your Time Management Personality Type
Have you ever been in the flow? Flow is that effortless feeling when things just seem to work well. Those flow experiences are often thought to be random occurrences, but in our research and years working with others to enhance productivity and stay organized, we’ve found out some important information.
It seems that each of us has natural behaviors regarding how we manage time and how we organize our living and working spaces. And, the Time & Space Style Inventory was designed by productivity professionals with decades of experience to help you gain insight and be more productive as a result. Here’s what we’ve learned about personality styles when it comes to managing time!
How Your Time Personality Creates Flow Experiences
When things flow smoothly, we often think it’s simple synchronicity. But, the more you know about yourself, the better you are able to manage tension when you become inundated, over-scheduled and blocked with clutter. When your stress increases, it’s important to understand how to work with our natural style preferences, and let your dominant habits and behaviors work for you rather than stand in your way!
If you ignore tension and stress, you can get in your own way, impede your best intentions and miss your goals. Knowing which techniques, behaviors and products support your natural style preferences, and which do not, impacts the overall quality of your life.
Tricks That Support Your Hyper-Focus Time Management Personality Type
Understanding what techniques, behaviors and products work for you, and what does not, impacts the overall quality of your life.
We all have natural behaviors regarding the use of time and how we organize time and space.
Sometimes our styles work well for us, but when we do not understand how to work with our natural styles, we can get in our own way and impede our best intentions. Understanding what can work for us and what does not impacts the overall quality of our life.
Completely absorbed in a single task, losing all track of time, she gets so involved in her work that she may ignore reminders and cues to move on to the next priority. A Hyper Focus often says “Wow, I can’t believe the day’s over already!” Hypers will work through a problem until they find the right solution.
Giving so much specific energy and time to one task can have positive results. Because she commits to taking time to make sure the work is accurate – she may resist the scheduling that ties a project to a strict deadline. This single focus attention can cause other tasks, breaks, and appointments to be overlooked. Ironically, procrastination can creep in if a Hyper-Focus personality doesn’t feel there’s enough time to finish a task properly – therefore, she may put off even starting to work on something for fear she’ll be interrupted once it is begun.
Frustration can result from coworkers or family members reminders of time passing or impending deadlines. There can be difficulties transitioning between activities if tasks are not completed or if they are very compelling. Preset priorities are difficult because a Hyper is absorbed by what has her attention at that exact moment.
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Hyper-Focus Time Management Flow Steps
What steps can a Hyper Focus take to use her natural time style preference to attend to personal details, manage her priorities, stay on-task but be aware of time passing, and create a more enjoyable workflow?
Flow is defined as the “natural, effortless unfolding of life in a way that moves us toward wholeness and harmony” (from The Power of Flow, Belitz and Lundstrom). The gateway to flow begins with awareness, being present in the moment, and learning to manage your inner experience.
Flow Steps™ offer simple choices to help resolve tension and restore freedom over time and space.
Here are some basic Flow Steps that can help a HyperFocus Style personality enhance workflow:
1. Use a backwards planning and scheduling approach to determine necessary project phases, proper planning and appropriate start dates.
2. Segment times time into conscious chunks; estimate how many chunks will be required per task.
3. Practice flexibility, adaptability, and other skills that help transition flow more effectively.
4. Learn to prioritize, prioritize, prioritize.
These are just a few ways to use your natural time style preferences to create a more pleasing workflow experience.
Once you identify your time style personality preferences (Hopper, Hyper Focus, Big Picture, Perfectionist Plus, Impulsive, and Cliff Hanger) you can begin to take steps to integrate more Flow into your experience.
The Time & Space Style Inventory™ (TSSI™) is an online assessment tool that evaluates your organizing personality type and your time style preferences. It helps you determine your natural approach to how you manage priorities, attend to details, and take action. By learning your dominant and strong style preferences, you can make the most of your time and choose to take actions that increase flow in your life. Consistently taking the Flow Steps in your styles of dominance will help you successfully manage yourself, and your decisions about time.
Embrace your natural Time Management Personality Style!
Make it work for you – take the Time & Space Style Inventory™ and see what makes you tick! When you identify your dominant time and space personality style preferences you make better, more informed decisions, become more productive and ultimately enhance your experience so you can enjoy your life @ http://bit.ly/tssifree.
Cena Block (sanespaces.com) specializes in helping moms design their home-based businesses on their own terms. We build smart supportive systems that create time for living. A productivity expert with more than 25 years of experience in human performance and training, Cena has collaborated with professional organizer and author Sunny Schlenger (suncoach.com) to create the Time & Space Style Inventory™. This is the only online assessment tool that not only identifies natural time management and space organizing styles. Your personalized TSSI Style Report comes with 60 days access to the TSSI Hub. It contains everything you need to create a personalized roadmap to manage your time and space. Find Sunny’s new book: Flow Formula: A Guidebook to Wholeness and Harmony on Amazon.com.
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