Pay attention: you can change your brain | Kitty Chisholm | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool - Deepstash
Pay attention:  you can change your brain | Kitty Chisholm | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool

Pay attention: you can change your brain | Kitty Chisholm | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool

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Learning Attention

Learning Attention

Find your passion, because that makes the rest a lot easier.

Then practice focussing attention.

Then practice more and more.

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Focusing Attention

  • Meditation - meditation is the art of focussing attention
  • Goal-setting - achieving a goal gives a boost that increases motivation and focuses attention
  • Being in flow - look for activities that are beyond your current capability but not outside your potential

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Switching Attention

The downside to attention is missing other important stuff when you're paying attention elsewhere.

Switching attention is a skill that needs practice.

You practice it by:

  • becoming good at spotting signals that suggest you should change your attention
  • learning how to balance your brain and gut instinct
  • being genuinely open to ideas, thoughts and attitudes from other people

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