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

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

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By (author) Jürgen Wolff

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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Business
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 20mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 18 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 027373461X
  • ISBN 13: 9780273734611
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 194,236

Product description

Feeling distracted? Scattered? Time is slipping away from you? You're not alone. But it doesn't have to be that way. Using revolutionary time management techniques you will find out how to super charge your mind power and focus on what matters most - your goals and your achievements. Focus shows you how to direct energy without distraction to the key tasks that lead you to success. Based on the latest research, these techniques make it easy for you to overcome information overload, stress and procrastination and concentrate on what's really important. Using these recent discoveries in time management, like how to achieve a state of flow that can lead to maximum achievement in minimum time, Focus will show you how you can move swiftly towards your most important goals. The result: you reach your goals quickly and with less effort.

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Author information

Jurgen Wolff is the author of Your Writing Coach (Nicholas Brealey Publishing), Do Something Different (Virgin Books), and Successful Scriptwriting (Writers Digest Press, with Kerry Cox). He's also written many articles, including a personal development column for the Times Educational Supplement. He teaches workshops on personal development, time management, creativity, and writing around the world. Jurgen has lectured at the University of Southern California, for the Skyros Institute, the Academy for Chief Executives, and for Fremantle Media, the London School of Journalism, the European Media programme, and at private workshops in the United States, England, Spain, Germany, Denmark, France, South Africa, Belgium, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Jurgen is a Neuro Linguistic Programming practitioner and a certified hypnotherapist and Time Line therapist. He is the author of our upcoming title, Creativity Now as well as, Series Editor for the For Entrepreneurs series and author of Marketing for Entrepreneurs.

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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 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: Use the power of targeted thinking to get more done "is set to change your world. Using revolutionary time management techniques and a new breakthrough strategy to help you see obstacles "before" they happen, you'll find out how to find your focus, no matter what your distraction. Supercharge your mind power and achieve more than you ever thought possible.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" More than just a book.Log on to www.focusquick.com and discover an exciting multi-media package, including video interviews, diagnostics, mp3 and pdf downloads, blogs, podcasts and e-bulletins.

Table of contents

Contents Foreword by Bob Cochran, co-creator of 24 vii About the author ix Introduction How creating focus will change your life xi Part 1 Finding your focus 1 How to focus on your vital 20% 2 How to focus on your first goals Part 2 Your focus strategies 35 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 3 Your focus tools 93 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 4 Putting it all together 181 14 How to deal with deadlines and multiple projects 15 How to maintain your new found focus 16 The goals breakthrough experience 17 How to put it all together to reach all your goals