Focus in the Age of Distraction

35 tips to focus more and work less
 
 
Panoma Press
  • erschienen am 11. Januar 2018
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  • 271 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-78452-322-0 (ISBN)
 

The world of work has changed but our ways of working haven't kept pace. We are now working even harder, longer and at a faster pace than ever before. Longer hours and harder work aren't going to give us the career and life that we want. Today's work where you're selling your brain power and creativity, then your focus, attention, mindset and engagement are what will make the difference.

35 practical and pragmatic tips based on latest research in positive psychology, neuroscience, and common sense, will help you be more focused, creative and productive. Be more focused while at work, get more done, learn to switch off, get on and enjoy your life.

  • Englisch
  • St Albans
  • |
  • Großbritannien
978-1-78452-322-0 (9781784523220)
1784523224 (1784523224)
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Jane Piper is an Organisational Psychologist who combines writing, consulting and coaching on topics of careers, collaboration and culture. With twenty years' experience in various corporations she is a keen observer of people, careers and organisational culture. She believes that work should be an enjoyable experience with opportunity for people to grow and learn. She advises people how to find fulfilling and enjoyable work, and organisations how to make their work practices and culture more human centric.

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Acknowledgements

Introduction: Fast Forward

Technology: From 9 to 5 to 24/7

Pace of Work

Global Connectivity is Shrinking the World

The New World of Work

You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

1: Mind Games: Beware of the Sabre-Toothed Tiger

Deal With Your Digital Addiction

Overwhelming Open Plan Office Spaces

Irritating Interruptions

Mindlessly Multitasking

Create your Zone of Concentration

Declutter your Headspace

Focus and Get More Done

Chapter Recap

2: Stress Makes You Stupid

One Person's Stress, Another Person's Challenge

Definition of Burnout

The Physical Side of Stress

The Psychological Side of Stress

Stress and Bad Behaviour

Stressed Out is Not the New Normal

Chapter Recap

3: Stress Less

Exercising Away the Stress Demons

Snooze, you Lose - Or Do You?

Eat, Drink and Be Merry, Not Weary

Psychological Health

Hit the Reset Switch with Meditation

Mindfulness

From Music, Massage and Yoga to Rock Climbing

Stressed About Stress

Stress Less and Focus More

Chapter Recap

4: Get the Right Mindset and Get More Done

Living for the Weekend

Feel the Buzz of Progress

The Glass is Empty

Hey Babe, Get into the Flow State

Chapter Recap

5: Build a Wall Around Your Castle

Home Invasion by Your Smartphone

Setting Boundaries

Take Control, Set Your Own Boundaries

Learning to Say No

Take Control

Chapter Recap

6: Change and Making It Stick

Just Do It

Try Anything Not Just Once, But Two or Three Times

Make it a Habit

Slipping Out of Habits

Change of Habit and the Habit of Change

Chapter Recap

7: Crazy Cultures and Toxic Workplaces

The Crazy-Busy Culture

A Game of Thrones - Office Politics in Uncertain Times

Finding Your Purpose in Work

Finding Utopia

Life in the Organisational Vortex

Chapter Recap

Conclusion: Focus at Work, Switch Off, Enjoy Life

Appendix

About the Author

Endnotes


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