But focusing with "intentionality," according to a recent article at Entrepreneur.com, can produce tremendous results. Pick a meaningful concrete task (no daydreaming!) and focus on it for fifteen minutes. Do this every day. (Or multiple times a day.) Then check the results.
Do you ever make a concerted effort to disregard everything else and focus? Let me know in the comments. In the meantime, I'll be tending to the barking dogs.