Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Harper Collins, 8 thg 10, 2013 - 320 trang
In Focus, Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, offers a groundbreaking look at today’s scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention.
Combining cutting-edge research with practical findings, Focus delves into the science of attention in all its varieties, presenting a long overdue discussion of this little-noticed and under-rated mental asset. In an era of unstoppable distractions, Goleman persuasively argues that now more than ever we must learn to sharpen focus if we are to survive in a complex world.
Goleman boils down attention research into a threesome: inner, other, and outer focus. Drawing on rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business, he shows why high-achievers need all three kinds of focus, and explains how those who rely on Smart Practices—mindfulness meditation, focused preparation and recovery, positive emotions and connections, and mental “prosthetics” that help them improve habits, add new skills, and sustain greatness—excel while others do not.
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... his encouraging finding was that even after three or more sleepless nights people could pay keen attention if their motivation was high enough (but if they didn't care, they would nod off immediately). In very recent years the science.
In very recent years the science of attention has blossomed far beyond vigilance. That science tells us these skills determine how well we perform any task. If they are stunted, we do poorly; if muscular, we can excel.
Beyond these domains, systems science takes us to wider bands of focus as we regard the world around us, tuning us to the complex systems that define and constrain our world.2 Such an outer focus confronts a hidden challenge in attuning ...
At the Times I labored away in the midst of the science desk, which in those years occupied a classroom-sized cavern into which were crammed desks for the dozen or so science journalists and a half dozen editors.
... though, some cognitive scientists have argued that four chunks is the upper limit.12 That caught the public's limited attention (for a brief moment, anyway), as the new meme spread that this mental capacity had shrunk from seven to.
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LibraryThing ReviewĐánh giá của Người dùng - traumleben - LibraryThing
In a bit of irony, this book lacks focus. It's a decent survey of the overall importance of focus, but it ranges from light neuroscience, to environmental activism on, to leadership. Aside from ... Đọc toàn bộ bài đánh giá
LibraryThing ReviewĐánh giá của Người dùng - grandpahobo - LibraryThing
The first half of this book was fascinating. It presents excellent information and insight into how our brains work with regard to attention and focus. The second half was really just a collection of ... Đọc toàn bộ bài đánh giá
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Focus (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)
Harvard Business Review,Daniel Goleman,Heidi Grant,Amy Jen Su,Rasmus Hougaard,Maura Nevel Thomas
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