Daniel Goleman, the psychologist who revolutionized leadership thinking with his work on emotional intelligence, got folks talking last week.
He disseminated an essay by Ernest R. Anderson Jr, MS, RPH titled Is Connectivity Causing a Poverty of Attention?
You know the message. Our focus on technological gadgets is stunting our ability to focus on the present moment.
Focus is the burning hot new leadership currency.
How we focus outward is just one part of the equation.
In some ways it’s the easy one.
Yes, it behooves us to know how to focus on others. Filter the overload of stimulation.
It is equally vital that we know how to DRAW FOCUS.