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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Improving your concentration and focus – understanding your brain!

There's a useful book about the brain called Your Brain at Work. It's by a business consultant and writer, David Rock, who is not a neuroscientist but he interviewed scientists as part of his extensive research into the way the brain works. Here is some information about the brain gleaned from Rock's book to help you better understand your brain. It will help you if you are finding yourself consumed by interruptions and distractions, rather than getting the priority "big picture" work done on a daily basis:

  • Rock suggests that to maximize your brain's functioning, you should create routines. As few as three repetitions will be viewed as a routine by the brain.
  • Rock offers some concrete ...

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