Focused: How do we concentrate?

If there’s one thing we could all probably use a lot more of, it’s the ability to focus. But telling yourself to stay focused on a task, especially a mundane one, is often a lot easier said than done.

So how do we stay focused?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Former top shopping channel UK TV host cum video communications consultant Paul Weedon

Head of digital PR at Embryo Jo Threlfall

Diana Spellman, the Realistic Home Organisation Expert and founder of Serenely Sorted

Investment manager, financial coach, mother and marathon runner Kim Uzzell

Hortense Julienne, founder of Miss Nang Treats and charity trustee

Parenting teenagers expert and psychologist Angela Karanja

Jo Swann, founder of Chocolate PR

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Peter Bregman speaks to Waterstones:

Dr. Daniel Goleman speaks to the Greater Good Science Center:

Books looked at this week:

Peter Bregman: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done

Dr. Daniel Goleman: Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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