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Attention Management Tips on Forbes

Attention Management Tips on Forbes

My latest articles on Forbes relate to issues that are especially relevant now. I wanted to share previews here in case you don’t follow me on the Forbes Leadership Channel.  They all contain attention management tips designed to help you be more productive, a more...

How to Measure Productivity: 3 Levels

How to Measure Productivity: 3 Levels

In my work with clients, I see three initial milestones for people who are on a journey to improve their productivity—defined as achieving significant results. And all three are related to attention management. Learning about these  3 levels of productivity can help...

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...

Media Update: Spotlight on Attention Management

Media Update: Spotlight on Attention Management

My new book, Attention Management: How To Create Success And Gain Productivity – EVERY DAY,  launched in early September. Since then, there has been a whirlwind of media events, such as podcasts, and TV, radio, and print interviews. I’ve had a busy fall, and it’s only...

Distraction is Making You Distractible

Distraction is Making You Distractible

Every day at work might be making you more distractible. Here’s how to tell: consider how much of your day at the office is spent switching among reacting to problems, checking emails, and dealing with interruptions from your colleagues. Do you often have many things...

Attention Management Launch Event!

Attention Management Launch Event!

This post is dedicated to everyone who came out yesterday to support the Attention Management book launch event at Austin's iconic hometown bookstore, Book People! The event was sold out and we had a packed house! I was joined by the fabulous Jennifer Stayton, host of...

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