Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long

David Rock


Meet Emily and Paul: the oldsters of 2 little ones, Emily is the newly promoted vice chairman of promoting at a wide company whereas Paul works from domestic or from consumers' places of work as an self sufficient IT advisor. Their lives, like any of ours, are packed with a bewildering snowstorm of emails, cellphone calls, but extra emails, conferences, initiatives, proposals, and plans. simply staying sooner than the typhoon has develop into a probably insurmountable task.

during this ebook, we shuttle within Emily and Paul's brains as they try to variety the immense amounts of knowledge they're awarded with, determine the right way to prioritize it, set up it and act on it. thankfully for Emily and Paul, they are in sturdy fingers: David Rock is familiar with how the mind works-and extra in particular, the way it works in a piece atmosphere. Rock indicates how it is attainable for Emily and Paul, and hence the reader, not just to outlive in modern overwhelming paintings atmosphere yet achieve it-and nonetheless believe energized and comprehensive on the finish of the day.

YOUR mind AT paintings explores matters such as:

- why our brains think so taxed, and the way to maximise our psychological resources

- why it is so challenging to concentration, and the way to raised deal with distractions

- the right way to maximize your probability of discovering insights which could remedy doubtless insurmountable problems

- the best way to preserve your cool in any state of affairs, that you can make the simplest judgements possible

- the way to collaborate extra successfully with others

- why offering suggestions is so tough, and the way to make it easier

- tips to be better at altering different people's habit

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