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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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 ...
3 Anne Treisman, a dean of this research area, notes that how we deploy our attention determines what we see.4 Or as Yoda says, “Your focus is your reality.” THE ENDANGERED HUMAN MOMENT The little girl's head came only up to her ...
Rapport demands joint attention—mutual focus. Our need to make an effort to have such human moments has never been greater, given the ocean of distractions we all navigate daily. THE IMPOVERISHMENT OF ATTENTION Then there are the costs ...
focus on the person talking to us leads to what the sociologist Erving Goffman, a masterly observer of social interaction, called an “away,” a gesture that tells another person “I'm not interested” in what's going on here and now.
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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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