I challenge you to really pay concentrated attention to this conversation I had with Chris Bailey.
In fact, I challenge you to go beyond that. Don’t just focus… “hyperfocus” if you can.
Actually, read Chris’s book Hyperfocus: How to Manage Your Attention in a World of Distraction first so that you really understand what that term (as well as “scatterfocus” means.
Chris is the international bestselling author of The Productivity Project and Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction. Chris writes about productivity at alifeofproductivity.com, and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.
I’ve been friends with Chris for years, dating back to our lunch at a diner in Ottawa when I was in his neck of the woods for a speaking engagement. We’ve had plenty of chats over the years and they’ve only become more frequent as the years have progressed. After all, there aren’t many Canadians who have dedicated their life’s work to the realm of productivity and time management.
During this conversation we talk about focus and its effects on productivity, the different types of focus that he has written about, how to get around distraction, and much more.
Over time, our stance on productivity and time management has evolved as well. And while I look forward to having Chris on the podcast again to discuss that in greater detail, this episode offers you a look back into the past to see what we were both thinking about back in August 2019.
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Links Worth Exploring
- Connect with Chris: Website | Twitter | Instagram
- Chris’s Book #1: The Productivity Project
- Chris’s Book #2: Hyperfocus
- Chris’s Audible Thing: How to Train Your Mind: Exploring the Productivity Benefits of Meditation
- Chris’s Podcast: Time and Attention
- Related Conversation: Related Conversation: Episode 266: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal
- Related Blog Post: Focus On The App Within
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