The Hidden Driver of Excellence
New York, NY : Harper, 
Edition: First edition.
Description: vii, 311 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman delves into the science of attention in all its varieties and shows why high-achievers need focus, as demonstrated by rich case studies from fields as diverse as competitive sports, education, the arts, and business.
Contents: The subtle faculty -- 1. The anatomy of attention -- Basics -- Attention top and bottom -- The value of a mind adrift -- Finding balance -- 2. Self-awareness -- The inner rudder -- Seeing ourselves as others see us -- A recipe for self-control -- 3. Reading others -- The woman who knew too much -- The empathy triad -- Social sensitivity -- 4. The bigger context -- Patterns, systems, and messes -- System blindness -- Distant threats -- 5. Smart practice -- The myth of 10,000 hours -- Brains on games -- Breathing buddies -- 6. The well-focused leader -- How leaders direct attention -- The leader's triple focus -- What makes a leader? -- 7. The big picture -- Leading for the long future.
ISBN: 9780062114860 (hardcover)
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|HEALTH Self-Help Gol||Sandhills||Nonfiction||In|