Pay Attention to Peer Departments

support peer departments What are you doing to pay attention to other departments? That’s right. In today’s organizations, we have so many different business models, we have matrix organizations. Whereas a leader you might have virtual relationships with you, that don’t have a direct line to you but maybe they have responsibilities that …

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Retain Talent: Pay Attention to Employees

Retain talent employeesThink back through your career and recall the best boss you’ve ever had. What made them so special and unique?

 

Chances are better than not, they gave you authentic, frequent and personalized attention. Whether it was support for a project you were working or inquiries into your goals and …

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Stop Playing a Game of Relationships Roulette

relationship RouletteAttention is about connection. Attention is critical for cultivating healthy relationships – personally and professionally. Studies have shown us that when people fail to get the attention they need from a relationship, they will begin to seek it elsewhere.

 

 

Giving attention to someone is our way of prioritizing …

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(Not So) Common Sense Attention

thoughtfulYou would think paying attention would be easy, common sense really. And yet, we struggle to pay attention to the aspects that matter most.  As leaders, we have one life to lead, on this one planet, and yet we juggle a multitude of roles at work, at home, and in …

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Our Addiction to Social Media

social mediaApps and social media are stealing our attention. We have become obsessed with likes, retweets, and finding the perfect gif response to post.

We miss the amazing play or moment at the concert because we are updating our Instagram.

We miss the bus because we are enthralled with the latest …

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Intention Makes Attention Valuable

intentionEver thought about the value of paying attention?

 

Attention sometimes gets a bad rap in today’s society. Perhaps that is because we’ve come to associate the concept of attention with unrelenting selfies that scream “look at me’ and the constant sharing of eery details of one’s life on social …

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Your Attention is Being Stolen (and You’re Letting it!)

You’re Attention is Being Stolen (and You’re Letting it!)“Hold that thought for just a moment.”

 

“Let me grab this call.”

 

“Now, where were we?”

 

How often have you uttered these phrases in conversations that were interrupted by a phone call, text message, or someone just popping into your office? How often have you been in …

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Think You’re Paying Attention? You’re Not! Say “NO” to Interruptions

interruptions distractionsDo you remember growing up, parents wouldn’t tolerate interruptions, often saying: “Don’t interrupt when grownups are talking?”

 

Ever had your parents say “Pay attention to what you are doing?”

 

 

Now we ARE the grownups and somehow, we’ve forgotten those very basic rules of engagement.

 

We cannot …

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Join the Attention Revolution and Take Back Your Time

Are you tired of always feeling too busy, overwhelmed and overly accessible?

 

Do you wish you could say “no” to distractions, turn off the gadgets and be in control of who and what gets your attention?

 

Are you ready to commit to spending your valued time paying attention …

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If Only I Had Known Before I Bought a Smartphone

Have you ever been so excited to buy something new you fail to consider how it might impact you in the long run? Let’s face it; rarely do we ever consider the long term consequences of our purchases and impulsive needs, especially when it comes to technology – like the …

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