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Focus : the hidden driver of excellence.

Author: Daniel Goleman
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman delves into the science of attention in all its varieties and shows why high-achievers need focus, as demonstrated by rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Goleman
ISBN: 9781408829110 1408829118 9781408850565 1408850567 9781408845882 1408845881
OCLC Number: 858967774
Description: pages cm
Contents: The subtle faculty --
Basics --
Attention top and bottom --
The value of a mind adrift --
Finding balance --
The inner rudder --
Seeing ourselves as others see us --
A recipe for self-control --
The woman who knew too much --
The empathy triad --
Social sensitivity --
Patterns, systems, and messes --
System blindness --
Distant threats --
The myth of 10,000 hours --
Brains on games --
Breathing buddies --
How leaders direct attention --
The leader's triple focus --
What makes a leader? --
Leading for the long future.

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Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman delves into the science of attention in all its varieties and shows why high-achievers need focus, as demonstrated by rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business.

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Goleman appears to have the measure of his readers. In Focus, he cleverly employs short chapters littered with case studies to engage professionals swimming against a tide of electronic Read more...

 
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