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Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People: Edward M. Hallowell: 0001591399238: Amazon.com: Books

Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People

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Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People [Edward M. Hallowell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Your job as a manager is getting harder all the time. But your most critical responsibility—especially in today’s world of intensifying competition—is how to help your people shine their brightest. How do you inspire solid contributors to strive for more? What should you do if a star player falls off their game? In Shine
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Hallowell is one of the leading researchers on attention, and has been for years. This book has great ideas for applying attention management to improve corporate performance.

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What it Means to Control Your Attention - Regain Your Time

The more I study productivity and effectiveness, the more I have become convinced that it has led me to the secret of life.  I believe that control, and specifically, control over your own attention, is the secret to peak productivity and to living a life of choice. I call this “attention management,” and this belief …
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White paper: Mindfulness and the corporate bottom line

White paper: Mindfulness and the corporate bottom line | attention management | Scoop.it
In the past decade or so, study after study has demonstrated the benefits of mindfulness for improving health, lifting mood, reducing stress, boosting creativity, enhancing empathy and altruism, and increasing overall enjoyment of life. Only in the past few years, however, have companies like Google, Facebook, UnitedHealth Group, Target, eBay, and General Mills begun to introduce mindfulness to the workplace and then studied the results. A new white paper entitled “How mindfulness can help your employees and impact your company’s bottom line” (available as PDF download here) breaks new ground by summarizing the relevant research and making extensive recommendations for…
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Mindfulness practice is a great way to learn to control your attention, which improves your daily productivity, but also helps you keep your life on the track that you intend. It's starting to shown tangible results to businesses as well.

 

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Andrew McRobert's curator insight, August 19, 2014 8:48 AM

20. Mindfulness and the need to reboot ourselves is finally being acknowledged. Now this is becoming more excepted and available to organizations; technology can be part of the problem but could help provide a solution.

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Why "Time Management" is No Longer Relevant - Regain Your Time

Why "Time Management" is No Longer Relevant - Regain Your Time | attention management | Scoop.it
Search engines, billions of websites, targeted advertisement and easy access to digital content provide us with myriad ways of taking care of our most complex informational and entertainment needs. What is now scarce, and therefore valuable, is the user’s attention, which explains the intense efforts made to obtain it through focused advertising, pop-ups, short videos …
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Attention Management - Regain Your Time

Attention Management - Regain Your Time | attention management | Scoop.it
Social media is changing the way we communicate, make connections, and develop friendships.  Digital convergence is changing the way we learn, think, and behave.  The old ideas about “time management” and multi-tasking are no longer working.  In fact, they seem to be making things worse.  Some of the first studies showing that multi-tasking takes longer …
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