Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done

Focus: Use the Power of Targeted Thinking to Get More Done


By (author) Jürgen Wolff

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Life
  • Format: Paperback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 214mm x 22mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 22 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273715445
  • ISBN 13: 9780273715443
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 582,646

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In a world of constant distractions, we all need help to find our focus. From the moment we wake up, we are bombarded with information. With so little time to concentrate, our performance levels are far from what they should be. FOCUS: The Power of Targeted Thinkingis set to change your world. Using revolutionary time management techniques, you'll find out how to supercharge your mind power and focus on what matters most your goals, your achievements. Prepare to be amazed and amazing. "Deciding where and how to put your energy, hour-by-hour, day-by-day, is the only road to success. Focus will help you find that road and, more importantly, stay on it." Bob Cochran, co-creator of 24

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Author information

Jurgen Wolff is a writer, teacher, hypnotherapist and creativity expert. His courses include Beyond Brainstorming, Create Your Future, Hypnotic Writing, and The Creative Breakthrough Workshop. He has presented his courses at the University of Southern California, the University of Barcelona, the Skyros Institute, many films schools, and groups and organisations including The Academy for Chief Executives, Egmont, Grundy-UFA, and Columbia-Tri-Star. His books include Focus: The Power of Targeted Thinking (Prentice Hall Life), Do Something Different (Virgin Books), Your Writing Coach (Nicholas Brealey Publishing), Successful Scriptwriting (Writers Digest Press), Top Secrets: Screenwriting (Lone Eagle Press), and Successful Sitcom Writing (St. Martin's Press). He has written for many publications including the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Broadcast Magazine, and a Life Coach column for the Times Educational Supplement. He is the editor of Brainstorm, the creativity newsletter, now available as an internet e-bulletin. Jurgen divides his time between London and Los Angeles.

Table of contents

Foreword by Bob Cochran, co-creator of 24 Introduction: how creating focus will change your life PART ONE: FINDING YOUR FOCUS 1. How to focus on your vital 20% 2. How to focus on your first goals PART TWO: YOUR FOCUS STRATEGIES 3. How to focus your time patterns for success 4. How to overcome the obstacles to focus 5. How to focus on what already works 6. How to (finally) beat procrastination PART THREE: YOUR FOCUS TOOLS 7. How to use the Alter Ego strategy 8. How to manage other people 9. How to focus your language for extraordinary results 10. How to create information focus 11. How to conquer the paper mountain 12. How to tame the email monster 13. How to master meetings and networking PART FOUR: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 14. How to deal with deadlines and multiple projects 15. How to maintain your newfound focus 16. How to put it all together to reach all your goals