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Focus Audiobook

Focus: Proven Techniques to Improve Your Focus

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Publisher's Summary

Learn to focus more deeply and intentionally!

In this world, in this 21st century, it is becoming harder and harder to stay focused. Distractions have increased, and technology and commercial advertising have not helped us much. We find ourselves in a constant battle between shifting our attention and allowing ourselves to be "caught" by the things of the moment. Where is the balance? How can we choose what we want to pay attention to? This is exactly the theme of this elaborate book. You will learn, for instance:

  • How social media, devices, and other technology have influenced our attention span
  • The value of paying attention to something or someone specifically
  • The definition and benefits of deep focus
  • How disorders such as ADD, autism, and schizophrenia are related to the ability to concentrate
  • A list of external and internal distractions you need to deal with in life to keep your eyes on your target
  • Specific tips and exercises to help you increase your attention span and train your brain
  • Different types of attention, all with their own pros and cons, and how to balance them out to reach optimal happiness and success
  • Thoughts on creativity, the "bigger picture", and tunnel vision

Begin listening now and help yourself train your brain the right way.

©2017 Charles Jensen (P)2017 Charles Jensen

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    "Valuable Information."

    This book covers a lot of ground offering different techniques for different situations. Each chapter is clear and concise - no fillers. This book is an easy read which I highly recommend for any one who is serious about making positive changes in their life.

    The ideas shared are practical and sensible. While most are commonly known, this book provides a good single reference to get back on track.

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    "THIS MAKES SENSE. So simple and so effective."

    As an sales representative I found it extremely useful to help focus my mind on what is important and exactly what I need to achieve. This book is exactly what I need. It also made me look at my weaknesses in a new and refreshing way. This book was personally helpful to me. A new day I start now in order to concentrate on what lies ahead of me. I will not be distracted, and do my tasks.
    surely recommend it..

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    joseph 07-18-17
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    "Good and concise."

    Good, concise way explaining techniques to retain focus. Its a quick read and presents enough information to act on. Its better than elaborate books that keep circling on a topic. Hits the nail on the head. Recommended for anyone who wants to jump into learning or rather realizing these techniques without much elaboration.

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    Thaman 07-17-17
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    "great suggestions on how to Improve your focus!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    definitely i will...


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

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    Any additional comments?

    I really liked the section on listing the difficulty of a habit you want to start having. That one I will definitely start with to start focusing better. We always say we will do this or that, but this book has so many good ideas on how to stay focused or increase the time you focus, it is a must listen if you have any problems with concentrating or focusing.

    Thank you author for putting this information in a book - very appreciative!

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    NabilaBarry 07-17-17
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    "Very Excellent Tips"

    The techniques offered are very good mindfulness exercises. I love the part on anti-multitasking. This is a must listen and will put a lot of thing in perspective. All of the techniques offered in the book are spot on. This well worth the listen!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Victoria 07-16-17
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    "Find the confidence you need"

    This book refers us to a very important part in us which is the presence of the mind. Help them to gain more attention in their daily tasks and see that you have control of situations, even the most difficult difficult. In the end, it helps us to achieve such an approach that many are looking for and do not know or do not find easily, because thanks to the techniques that you will find here we will be most concentrated. I say goodbye saying how happy I am that I bought this book on an audible promotion.

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    "Well Presented"
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    The first few chapters were clear and insightful enough to give the book 5 stars.The book is organized into chapters.These effective strategies and exercises will improve your learning. You'll be excited to see your productivity and efficiency increase dramatically allowing you to laser in on tasks. I've been studying the topic of focus rather intently recently, trying to find new thinking in the area. This book breaks training down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very beginning of the science of concentration and how to improve it, so you can get great results - and be less distracted!

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    "This book will show you how....."

    Whenever people lose focus at work or school, they tend to scatter their energy and create more problems than solve them. As I recall, this book gave an advice that presence of mind is important. Gain more focus on your daily tasks with the help of this book and see that you hold control even tough situations.

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    "Concentration is the key word"

    When listening this book, people will find some valuable information about concentration, how body and mental exercises can help being concentrated, and therefore, more productive during working hours.I found it really interesting. I especially liked the fact that this book suggests that short breaks between activities, a good night sleep and practicing sports helps people focusing on their activities every day. I liked those ideas especially because I agree 100% with them.

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    mashaziya 07-17-17
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    "Helpful list and tips"
    Any additional comments?

    There is nothing earth-shattering new here, but nothing off the wall either. If you are looking for deep psychological explanations for improving you focus, that is not what this book is about. But if you are looking for a short list of helpful suggestions, you will probably find this book to be of help. It's a very quick listen. I heard it in a single sitting.

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  • Olivia
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    "Interesting Points"

    I really like this book. It has a lot of techniques for improving focus that are very well presented.I feel some of the methods may be a refresher for some, but many may be completely new and intriguing to others. All of the techniques are well explained and can be easily achieved. Highly recommended!

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  • Victoria
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    "Really working for me"

    This is one of my favourite book. Before I was really bad about focussing on something I do. But after I read this book, now on I can increase my focus on something I do and also help me being more concentrate on my work/job. I usually easily lossing concentration and focus on something. But with this book I can learn how to increase my focus and concentration.

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  • ZIYA
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    "Well Presented"

    The first few chapters were clear and insightful enough to give the book 5 stars.The book is organized into chapters.These effective strategies and exercises will improve your learning. You'll be excited to see your productivity and efficiency increase dramatically allowing you to laser in on tasks. I've been studying the topic of focus rather intently recently, trying to find new thinking in the area. This book breaks training down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very beginning of the science of concentration and how to improve it, so you can get great results - and be less distracted!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • NabilaBarry
    10/20/17
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    "Find the confidence you need"

    If you're as easily distracted as I am, this book will be a lifesaver. There is a lot of information packed into this book and just picking out a few of the concentration tips to practice will help anyone who's having trouble focusing. The book also goes into how to improve your learning capacity. While the examples given in the book seem to be geared towards student, I think anyone who needs to learn new material on a regular basis will still find the book useful.

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  • dylan
    10/20/17
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    "Four Stars!!!!"

    Lots of negative reviews on here focusing on the typos in the book.
    If you get past those, the content is actually beneficial, I have found.

    Provides exercises to get better at focusing.
    Try it.

    It's easy to listen and I integrate the advice into my daily life to get better at what I do.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ezzah
    10/19/17
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    "Great tips to improve productivity."

    I work at home, and get easily distracted by Facebook and instagram, and I am procrastinating on my work quite often. So I though I should improve my focus and bought this booklet to help me. It's a very simple guide, but comes with some very valuable exercises to help grow focus, and some helpful tips too. Everything sounds simple, but quite effective. So I am going to try it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Elizabeth
    10/19/17
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    "Excellent book.."

    This book did a great job of explaining how your brain controls focus while providing tips on how to increase focus all while providing real life examples of people who excel with focus. Put things i already new of through experience into words i can understand and in turn make others aware much more easily. Full of wonderful insight that has the power to change the way you understand yourself. And everyone else.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • corneliusdavid
    10/19/17
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    "Straight to the point."

    I feel some of the methods may be a refresher for some, but many may be completely new and intriguing to others. All of the techniques are well explained and can be easily achieved. Highly recommended!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • shifana
    10/18/17
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    " Recommended."

    The ability to focus is becoming rarer, and those with the short short attention span are increasing. If you can resist this trend, if you want to stay away from distraction and stay concentrated on what matters most, and if you can use your time more efficiently and more done, then here is the book for your all above situations, that provides help at each and every step of your life. Recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hannah
    10/18/17
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    "Succeed in Life"

    This book is a great guide with useful information that allows you to create a strategy for focusing that's built around your unique personality and a ton of great insight from the book. It also provide lots of strategies and tips.

    Great performance. the book totally moved me.

    I highly recommend everyone start creating your own Focus System to become more successful.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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