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FREE DOWNLOAD ì Hyperfocus ☆ ➥ [Epub] ➟ Hyperfocus By Chris Bailey ➯ – Canada's productivity expert returns with a totally fresh angle on how to do with less Throughout his experiments and research Chris Bailey came across many little known insights into how we focus a k Canada's productivity expert rMind The most recent neuroscientific research on attention reveals that our brain has two powerful modes that can be unlocked when we use our attention well a focused mode hyperfocus which is the foundation for being highly productive and a creative mode scatterfocus which enables us to connect ideas in novel ways Hyperfocus helps readers unlock both so they can. At first I didn’t think much of the book but now having read this far currently I’m on p77 I can honestly say that the book is certainly adding to me and challenging me to get better in my productivity and taming my distractions I have always hoped to get some practical pieces of advice on how to improve and this book meets this need and how timely I’m reading this because I obviously need it and every bit of reminder I can get my hands on ; If I focus deeply on just one important thing at a time that is called hyperfocusing here when it’s really just focusing By doing that I become the most productive version of myself I need to direct my attention toward the most important object of my choosing and sustain that attention I am what I pay attention to I’m what I contemplate I become what I get focused on To be continued


Canada's productivity expert returns with a totally fresh angle on how to do with less Throughout his experiments and research Chris Bailey came across many little known insights into how we focus a key element of productivity including the surprising idea that focus isn't so much a state of heightened awareness as we'd assume but a balance between two frames of. This was an enjoyable read with easy to implement strategies for setting yourself up for success on getting things done I've started scheduling hyperfocus sessions into my week and prioritized items on my to do list and feel much on top of my workload Here are my main takeaways1 Be aware of potential distractions – your brain is designed to pay attention to novel stimuli Make a list of your distractions Eliminate them to the best of your ability Remove notifications on your phone clean up your surroundings etc Try to work in spaces where you can control the distractions around you Keeping distractions 20 seconds away a walk to the next room can be enough to prevent you from accessing them Silence is best but soft music that sounds familiar and is relatively simple is next best thing2 Consider the purpose of beverages Caffeine provides a focus boost Alcohol lowers inhibitions providing a creativity boost3 Be mindful of your attention When you catch your mind wandering take a brain break and do something mindless There are three measures of attention uality 1 How much time we spend working with intention 2 How long we can focus on one task 3 How uickly we notice our thoughts have wandered Mind wandering increases when stressed bored in a chaotic environment distracted by personal concerns uestioning if we're working on the most productive or meaningful task or we have unused attentional space Boredom transitioning from a state of high stimulation to a lower one As such becoming accustomed to less stimulation can reduce that feeling of boredom4 Set goals for yourself both daily and weekly You're being productive as long as you're accomplishing a goal whether it's watching season 1 of GOT or filing your taxes Reward yourself after accomplishing your goals5 Get things out of your head and onto paper Write to dos and ideas down on paper asap so you can focus on whatever task you're working on6 Hyperfocus is useful for accomplishing specific tasks Always set an intention Eliminate distractions Set a predetermined amount of time to focus be realistic start small Schedule it into your week We're most vulnerable to distractions at the start of hyperfocus when we resist it most7 Scatter focus is for synthesizing brainstorming Intentionally let your mind wander Try this during habitual enjoyable activities going for a walk washing dishes etc Use it to replenish your mental energy A time to allow your brain to connect the dots of all the stimuli you've taken in8 Ideas for changing habits to intentionally consume valuable information Consume things you care about Eliminate some trash not necessarily all Choose a few valuable things to add Notice what you consume on autopilot mode Veg out intentionally Reevaluate what you're consuming as you're consuming it Consume challenging information outside of your expertise to encourage disparate dot connections

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HyperfocusConcentrate deeply think clearly and work and live deliberately Diving deep into the science and theories about how and why we bring our attention to bear on life's big goals and everyday tasks Chris Bailey takes his uniue approach to productivity to the next level in Hyperfocus while retaining the approachable voice and perspective that made him a fast favourite. he describes his process as ordering 10 15 books on a topic and reading a lot of academic articles and that is exactly how the book comes across