Tag Archives: Focus

Color and Creativity

What color should you paint that room?  It depends on what you want to do there.  If you need to pay close attention to detail oriented work, paint it red.  If you want to maximize the chance for creative insight, … Continue reading

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What You Should Focus On

A good reminder:

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Focus On Your Core Principle to Make Decisions And Beat Procrastination

I finished reading Made To Stick last week, which is fantastic and highly recommended for anyone who does anything creative, anything that requires communication, or anything related to sales (so… pretty much everyone).  One of the biggest things that’s stuck … Continue reading

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Poke The Box

Not only do I think Seth Godin’s new manifesto, Poke The Box, is worth reading, I think there’s some ideas in it that are so important I’m putting them down here so I don’t forget them.  The book is only … Continue reading

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Trouble Focusing? Clean Your Workspace

This is an interesting study from the University of Princeton’s Neuroscience Institute: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21228167 Multiple stimuli present in the visual field at the same time compete for neural representation by mutually suppressing their evoked activity throughout visual cortex, providing a neural correlate … Continue reading

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