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September 22, 2021

Take Charge of Your Time – Mind Tools Expert Voices

Recently I've gained more choices about how to organize my time. And it's made me look more closely at how well I'm really doing it

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August 17, 2020

Attention and Focus – #MTtalk Roundup

I often recall as a child being told to "pay attention" or "just focus." Whether I was gazing dreamily out of a window or grappling with a confusing subject, I remember parents and teachers alike despairing at my inability to concentrate

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June 20, 2019

The Psychology of Learning - Secrets of the Magicians!

Have you ever been astonished by a magician's trick, and then tried to work out how they did it? Maybe, in the cold light of day, you found yourself wondering why it was so easy for them to fool you! If so, then you've done more than just try to solve a particular bit of […]

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August 23, 2018

Should You Play Music at Work?

"Oh come on! Who put this song on AGAIN?!" "Are you kidding? It’s a classic." "I don’t care, it’s been on FIVE times today already!" At this point I look away and put my headphones on. Partly to drown out the commotion, but also because I can't stand that song, either. I want to listen […]

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December 22, 2015

Getting Into the Christmas Spirit!

Over the past week, I've enjoyed two Christmas dinners, taken part in a "secret santa" gift exchange, and "helped" my team snatch improbable defeat from the jaws of victory in the office Christmas quiz. In fact, this holiday season has proved so sociable and agreeable that actually getting on with any work has proved to […]

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May 28, 2015

Improve Your Concentration at Work

"Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory."  – Bill Russell, basketball player. Our daily lives are full of interruptions. Whether it's a colleague asking for advice, another email landing in your inbox, or an IM popping up, it can often be hard to focus on producing your best work. When you learn to […]

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