Stay Focused

There are plenty of distractions during this time. Heads down. Stay focused. GSD.

Copy, paste, and post:

During the #Coronacrisis, every day brings new drama and new distractions: just STAY FOCUSED on what you need to do today. #coco

Why This is Important:

Helping the public understand that a day-to-day #ODAT approach can help us get this work done without feeling overwhelmed. [Source: Homeland Security Council]

Shoot a video:

No fancy set. No hair and makeup. No need to memorize. Just turn the camera on yourself (in landscape mode) and read one of these lines:

  • Hi, this is [NAME]. As much as possible, try to keep a normal routine during this #CoronaCrisis. STAY FOCUSED. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • This is [NAME] reminding you to STAY FOCUSED. Get up at the same hour. Start and stop your work at the same hour. Make a #NewNormal. Try to keep BusinessAsUsual even though business unusual. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • [NAME] with a reminder to STAY FOCUSED! Make a daily #ToDo list. Literally cross off items as you complete them: it feels good. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • [NAME] reminding you to STAY FOCUSED during this time. Don't sit around in your sweatpants all day. Shower. Shave. Put on a shirt. Practice self care. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • This is [NAME] reminding you to STAY FOCUSED during this pandemic. Keep your living space and your working space clean. At the end of each day, tidy up. On weekends, do a deep clean. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • [NAME] here encouraging you to DEFY THE DRAMA. Resist the urge to worry, obsess, gossip, bitch, or complain. STAY FOCUSED on getting through this. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • [NAME] with a reminder to STAY FOCUSED. Keep a schedule. Do regular hangouts. Keep a routine. Make a #NewNormal. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

  • This is [NAME] reminding you to STAY FOCUSED. Avoid The Great Timewasters of alcohol, drugs, and porn -- or keep them for weekends. Now take this message and pass it on: spread the word, not the germ.

Use this hashtag:

#gsd, #odat

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Additional Notes:

  • To be deployed in all global regions ASAP.

  • Please help by translating this message into your local language. [See How to Help]