How To Channel Your Attention

by | The Accidental Creative

Focus is the most valuable tool you have as a creative professional. How you define problems, and then allocate attention to them, will often determine your success or failure. However, many organizations allow significant “attentional drains” to infiltrate their culture and rob team members of much needed mental bandwidth. On this episode, we share three valuable strategies from the book Herding Tigers for building attentional buffers to protect the bandwidth of your team, and a few ways to talk to your manager about protecting your own attentional bandwidth.

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Todd Henry

Todd Henry

Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

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