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How to Focus on Work During a Global Pandemic

How to Focus on Work During a Global Pandemic

Ever since the country shut down, many leaders I know are finding it increasingly hard to focus on work. I’m thankful that I’ve been practicing attention management for the last decade—a practice that helps me shift my mind to a state best suited to accomplish a...

Attention Management Strategies for Business: Meditation

Attention Management Strategies for Business: Meditation

If you’ve read any of my books, you know that I believe meditation is one of several useful attention management strategies in the pursuit of productivity improvement. Meditation increases your ability to recognize what’s on your mind, and what “brain state” you’re...

Being Productive in Challenging Times

Being Productive in Challenging Times

In many ways, this is a scary time. Being a speaker and trainer, thankfully some of my work has gone virtual. But much of it has been canceled or “postponed until further notice.” I know you’re facing your own challenges, and so I thought I’d share some ways I’m...

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