Leadership development expert David Rock applies cognitive science to life in the workplace with surprisingly practical results. He explains and applies numerous studies on memory, focus, attention and consciousness. His warnings about people’s mental limits prove direct and sobering. You’ll multitask less after reading his insights – but you’ll achieve more and have a better experience as a result. Some of Rock’s tips may be hard to apply, but your focus will improve as you try to work with them. getAbstract recommends his readable, useful insights on how the brain works, how to improve its function, and how to boost and sustain your ability to focus.
About the Author
Co-founder of the NeuroLeadership Institute and Summit, David Rock wrote Coaching with the Brain in Mind, Quiet Leadership and Personal Best.
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2 years agoUnderstanding of five functions is great for me. Highly recommended.
6 years agoGreat summary. I highly recommend reading the book as well.
7 years agoAn excellent book which is based on neuroscience rather than just random homespun anecdotes. I've read hundreds of such books and this one's a keeper.
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