orellfuessli.ch

Jetzt online von 20% auf Bücher* profitieren! Gutscheincode: Geschenke16

Focus

The Hidden Driver of Excellence

The author of the international bestseller Emotional Intelligence returns with a groundbreaking look at today´s scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention.

For more than two decades, psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman has been scouting the leading edge of the human sciences for what´s new, surprising, and important. In Focus, he delves into the science of attention in all its varieties, presenting a long-overdue discussion of this little-noticed and underrated mental asset that matters enormously for how we navigate life. Attention works much like a muscle: use it poorly and it can wither; work it well and it grows. In an era of unstoppable distractions, Goleman persuasively argues that now more than ever we must learn to sharpen focus if we are to contend with, let alone thrive in, a complex world.

Goleman analyzes attention research as a threesome: inner, other, and outer focus. A well-lived life demands that we be nimble at each. Goleman shows why high-performers need all three kinds of focus, as demonstrated by rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business. Those who excel rely on what Goleman calls smart practice—such as mindfulness meditation, focused preparation and recovery from setbacks, continued attention to the learning curve, and positive emotions and connections—that help them improve habits, add new skills, and sustain excellence. Combining cutting-edge research with practical findings, Focus reveals what distinguishes experts from amateurs and stars from average performers. Ultimately, Focus calls upon readers not only to pay attention to what matters most to them personally, but also to turn their attention to the pressing problems of the wider world, to the powerless and the poor, and to the future, not just to the seductively simple demands of the here and now.

Portrait

Daniel Goleman, a former science journalist for the New York Times, is the author of thirteen books and lectures frequently to professional groups and business audiences and on college campuses. He cofounded the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning at the Yale University Child Studies Center (now at the University of Illinois, at Chicago).

… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 29.07.2014
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-06-234443-4
Reihe Harper
Verlag Harper Collins Publ. USA
Maße (L/B/H) 172/108/27 mm
Gewicht 163
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
Fr. 14.90
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten
Versandfertig innert 1-2 Werktagen.
Kostenlose Lieferung ab Fr. 30 i
Lieferung zur Abholung in Ihre Buchhandlung möglich – Verfügbarkeit prüfen
Premium Card
Fr. 14.90 Umsatz sammeln
Weitere Informationen

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 38873331
    Focus
    von Daniel Goleman
    Buch
    Fr. 12.90
  • 42103335
    Being Mortal
    von Atul Gawande
    Buch
    Fr. 19.90
  • 31129738
    Thinking, Fast and Slow
    von Daniel Kahneman
    Buch
    Fr. 19.90
  • 28274816
    Gray's Anatomy
    von Henry Gray
    Buch
    Fr. 49.90
  • 40030782
    The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat
    von Oliver Sacks
    Buch
    Fr. 19.90
  • 907132
    Women Who Run With the Wolves
    von Clarissa Pinkola Estes
    Buch
    Fr. 13.90
  • 40365656
    Cognitive Psychology
    von Michael W. Eysenck
    Buch
    Fr. 58.90
  • 39546539
    Do No Harm
    von Henry Marsh
    Buch
    Fr. 18.90
  • 41843198
    Being Mortal
    von Atul Gawande
    Buch
    Fr. 18.90
  • 46390424
    Cure
    von Jo Marchant
    Buch
    Fr. 18.90

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Focus

Focus

von Daniel Goleman

Buch
Fr. 14.90
+
=
Small Foot Company 6582 - Buchstützen Blume, 2er Set

Small Foot Company 6582 - Buchstützen Blume, 2er Set

Spielwaren
Fr. 16.40
+
=

für

Fr. 31.30

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten

Alle kaufen

Verfügbarkeit in Ihrer Buchhandlung prüfen

Filialabholung: Ihre Vorteile
  1. Bereits Online prüfen, ob Ihr gewünschtes Buch in der Filiale vorrätig ist
  2. Bestellen Sie Online und lassen Sie Ihre Artikel zur Abholung in die Filiale vor Ort liefern
  3. Artikel, die zur Filialabholung bestellt wurden, können in der Filiale bezahlt werden.
  4. Falsches Buch bestellt? Retournieren Sie ihre gekauften Bücher kostenfrei in der Filiale