Focus

Never Take Your Eye Off The Ball

Entrepreneur - March 6, 2014

In every industry there are companies that, for whatever reason, lose perspective on what really matters and take their eye off the ball. It happens to leaders of companies big and small, but there’s a world of difference... Read »

6 Ways To Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

Entrepreneur - March 5, 2014

Would you rather be intelligent or disciplined? While most people would probably choose intelligence, discipline -- the ability to forgo immediate gratification in pursuit of a great goal -- is actually a great predictor of... Read »

Why You Should Have A Personal Mission Statement

Fast Company - February 25, 2014

Companies have developed mission statements for years. It helps guide them by defining who they are and why they do what they do. If you want to be successful, you need to think of yourself as a personal brand. A personal... Read »

Mastering The Fine Art Of Getting To The Point

Fast Company - January 22, 2014

We only truly focus for six hours a week. Endless meetings and wordy emails are chipping away at our dwindling attention spans. Joe McCormack, author of Brief, shares his short list of techniques to stay on track. Read »

Stop Procrastinating And Stick To Good Habits Now

Entrepreneur - January 7, 2014

Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and is making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time. Here's what you need to know: Read »

12 Tools For More Mindful Living

Fast Company - December 16, 2013

Living a more mindful life is worth the effort, but remembering to focus and keep your mind in the moment is difficult. Here is a toolset designed to help you achieve your goals. Read »

14 Ways To Stay Focused During The Holidays

Forbes - December 3, 2013

We're in the midst of the holiday season, and as you try to juggle parties, shopping, hosting, planning, traveling, and work, there's a good chance you'll lose focus and momentum in the office. Read »

8 Ways To Boost Your Attention Span

Open Forum - December 2, 2013

If you find yourself getting distracted and unable to concentrate on the task at hand, try these 8 tips to help you quickly get back on track. Read »

Google Reveals Its 9 Principles Of Innovation

Fast Company - November 20, 2013

Ever wonder what makes the Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There's no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. Read »

Overwhelmed? Uncertain? 21 Ways To Refocus

Inc - November 7, 2013

Sometimes a little internal dialogue can go a long way towards keeping you focused, centered, and on-point. Read »

‘Reboot’ Your Brain In 15 Minutes Or Less

Entrepreneur - October 16, 2013

Ever wish you could hit the reset button on your brain? Marissa Vicario, a New York-based certified health and wellness coach, says it's not only possible; it should be a regular part of your day. Read »

The One Trait Successful CEOs Must Master

CEO.com - October 10, 2013

Can you relate to this story? Dave knew it was going to be a bad day. He just knew it. It began to go wrong early. Worried about the important meeting with investors that day he tried to read the briefing paper prepared by... Read »

Why Stretching And Smiling Will Help You Work Better

Fast Company - September 6, 2013

If you're reading this while slumped over your smartphone or hunched in front of your laptop, chances are that you'll be less assertive with the next task you have to tackle. Read »

Why Great Brands Lose Their Way

CEO.com - August 15, 2013

Never in the history of marketing has there been so much talk about branding. The conversation in the world of branding is well beyond product and service brand discussion by marketers and ad agencies. Branding has... Read »

Monotasking Is The New Multitasking

Fast Company - August 6, 2013

How can you get anything done when your "tasks" turn into competing preoccupations? In this age of distraction, it's all about monotasking. Here are six tips for doing it right. Read »