• The Power of Focus

  • How to Beat Procrastination and Achieve More
  • By: Frank Knoll
  • Narrated by: MJ McGalliard
  • Length: 56 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (85 ratings)

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The Power of Focus

By: Frank Knoll
Narrated by: MJ McGalliard
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Learn to gain a stronger awareness of life and achieve more on a daily basis with the power of focus.

We are often pushed like the wind from one task to the next and regularly lose our way in life. This can be all changed with simple adjustments and a change in habits.

Learn to create daily goals

  • How to achieve more
  • Find an accountability partner and have public accountability
  • Change your day and become a task master
  • Protect your time

How to Create Our Daily Goals

You're busy. I'm busy. Everyone's busy. Yet despite this bustle, we regularly don't feel especially productive from day to day. Entire weeks can flash by in a blur of meaningless emails, conferences, and admin tasks while the massive stuff is going untended.

As the 19th-century philosopher Henry David Thoreau wrote, "It isn't enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" If we want to take back control of our workday schedules and priorities, the simplest way to do it is by way of relentlessly wondering how we're spending our time. However, what questions ought we ask?

The key here is control of attention. We're so distracted, and we're feeding that feeling on every occasion we switch between responsibilities. We need to (re)educate our attention. Focused interest can serve obligations - that's the left hemisphere at work, doing rational, deductive, logical, step-by-step questioning.

The other sort of attention, which serves creativity, is where the right hemisphere is dominant. That calls for deeply quieting the thoughts. It was Betty Edwards (drawing on the proper aspect of the mind) who located that one powerful manner to prompt a shift from left to the right hemisphere is to copy an upside-down line drawing. Or to genuinely count to a certain number.

But there are lots of approaches to activate the shift: take a walk in nature, go for a run, and concentrate on a classical tune...even take a bath. It's repetition that causes the shift. The more we teach any muscle - which includes the right hemisphere - the more potent and livelier it becomes.

This all can be achieved here with the change of habit. You can very easily tap in to your power of great focus.

©2016, 2017 Travis Knoll (P)2017 TWK-Publishing

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The book you're looking for is by Jack Canfield.

Don't be fooled by this impostor. This is a low-content, cheap knock-off of Jack Canfield's book by the same name (with the same cover graphics and layout) and it sounds like it was narrated by a robot.

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Sounds like a robot read it.

I had read this book years ago. Was instrumental in changing my life goals. I was excited to get the audio version but am so disappointed in the reader. I literally think a robot read this. Total waste of money. Buy the book and read it yourself.

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Ugh...got fooled

This is NOT the Jack Canfield book..and why they allow this audible version to use practically exact cover photo is beyond me....

Don’t get fooled. This is NOT the book you are probably seeking.

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Horrible narration!!!

The narrator of this book is so bad that you can't even focus on the material being read. I wouldn't recommend this even if it was free.

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Applicable & Practical Techniques

Thourogh, descriptive, and practical! I like that it's concise but short which makes it easy to review with multiple listening sessions.

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Not what I expected

It's not what I expected. It was very blind and the thick monotone. It did not hold my interest. I'm kind of glad it was short.

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Not the Same😒

This Audible version is not good. I am so disappointed I have the book and wanted to follow along. NOT SO! It was short, and left out so much of the book… I wasted my credit. Besides that the horrible irritating sound of the bot’s voice was as if someone was scratching their nails across a chalkboard. Certainly it would have been worth it to have a real person narrating (the full book) what could have otherwise been a good listening experience. 👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽 the book was excellent this was a mess. I held out to the end, but I want my darn credit back.

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Hey Siri

The narration is so bad, it would have been better if Siri read it. Seriously, I would even take Alexa reading it back at this point.

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Sounded like a robot was talking.

Super short. Nothing new in this book. Other ones are better, like "The One". The reader was robotic.

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JUST MY OPINION

The info in the book is amazing! The voice while listening to the is Blah… definitely makes it hard to listen to

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