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Author Goleman, Daniel.

Title Focus : the hidden driver of excellence / Daniel Goleman.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, [2013]

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 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  PSYCHOLOGY GENERAL Goleman    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
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Edition First edition.
Description vii, 311 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-294) and index.
Contents The subtle faculty -- The anatomy of attention. Basics ; Attention top and bottom ; The value of a mind adrift ; Finding balance -- Self-awareness. The inner rudder ; Seeing ourselves as others see us ; A recipe for self-control -- Reading others. The woman who knew too much ; The empathy triad ; Social sensitivity -- The bigger context. Patterns, systems, and messes ; System blindness ; Distant threats -- Smart practice. The myth of 10,000 hours ; Brains on games ; Breathing buddies -- The well-focused leader. How leaders direct attention ; The leader's triple focus ; What makes a leader? -- The big picture. Leading for the long future.
Summary 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.
Subject Attention.
Self-control.
Thought and thinking.
ISBN 9780062114860 (hardcover)
0062114867 (hardcover)
9780062295293 (international edition)

 
    
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