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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