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Author Goleman, Daniel.

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

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


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  PSYCHOLOGY GENERAL Goleman    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  153.7 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  153.7 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Genoa PL Stacks - GELY-11  NF 153.7 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  153.733 GOL    AVAILABLE

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.
Thought and thinking.
ISBN 9780062114860 (hardcover)
0062114867 (hardcover)
9780062295293 (international edition)

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