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 young ones, Emily is the newly promoted vice chairman of selling at a wide company whereas Paul works from domestic or from consumers' workplaces as an self sufficient IT advisor. Their lives, like several of ours, are packed with a bewildering snow fall of emails, telephone calls, but extra emails, conferences, tasks, proposals, and plans. simply staying prior to the hurricane has turn into a likely insurmountable task.

during this publication, we go back and forth inside of Emily and Paul's brains as they try and style the giant amounts of data they are provided with, determine the best way to prioritize it, set up it and act on it. thankfully for Emily and Paul, they're in reliable palms: David Rock is aware how the mind works-and extra in particular, the way it works in a piece surroundings. Rock indicates how it is attainable for Emily and Paul, and hence the reader, not just to outlive in cutting-edge overwhelming paintings atmosphere yet achieve it-and nonetheless consider energized and complete on the finish of the day.

YOUR mind AT paintings explores concerns such as:

- why our brains consider 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

- find out how to maximize your probability of discovering insights that could remedy doubtless insurmountable problems

- find out how to maintain your cool in any scenario, so you might make the easiest judgements possible

- easy methods to collaborate extra successfully with others

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

- the best way to be greater at altering different people's habit

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