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Focus : the hidden driver of excellence

Author: Daniel Goleman
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goleman, Daniel.
Focus.
(DLC) 2013007290
(OCoLC)827260043
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Goleman
ISBN: 9780062114976 0062114972 9781408845974 1408845970
OCLC Number: 859533869
Description: 1 online resource
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.
Responsibility: Daniel Goleman.
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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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