Tag: Focus

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How to Listen in an Age of INTERNAL Distractions

How to Listen in an Age of Internal Distractions

Listening well is hard work. To do it effectively, you must be both focused and present. Yet, in our age of attention deficit, it can be difficult to create the mental space necessary to really listen to another human being. The mechanics may be simple, but keeping the concentration necessary to process meaning is not. Part I considered [...]

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The Secret to Getting What You Want

The Secret to Getting What You Want

What do you most want in your life or in your business? If you have an immediate answer to this question, I applaud you -- because you are the exception, not the rule. Yet "What do I want?" is one of the most difficult questions for us to answer.   After all, to answer authentically, [...]

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Why You Should Stop Tolerating the Gnats

Why You Should Stop Tolerating the Gnats

There was this little toolbar to work the camera on my computer that displayed when I turned on my laptop. It had been there since I purchased my computer. And it was really annoying. Somehow it got in the way of the buttons of the applications I used, and I had to move it a [...]

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The Antidote for Worry

No matter how positive we may be or how much we try to think positive, let's face it, sometimes we worry. I noticed myself drifting in and out of worry and doubt last week so I watched some TV for distraction. I tuned into Grey's Anatomy. I guess I find other people's drama to be [...]