|Publish Date:||Dec 2011|
|Number of Pages:||240|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.6|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 8.1 x 0.75|
|The Rules of Order||p. 1|
|A Change Will Do You Good||p. 23|
|Rules of Order/Tame the Frenzy||p. 43|
|Rules of Order/Sustain Attention||p. 73|
|Rules of Order/Apply the Brakes||p. 95|
|Rules of Order/Mold Information||p. 119|
|Rules of Order/Shift Sets||p. 141|
|Rules of Order/Connect the Dots||p. 165|
|Staying on Top of a Fast-Changing World||p. 195|
|The Rules of Order At-A-Glance||p. 205|
|The Top 10 (Dis)organizational Complaints-and Our Solutions||p. 207|
|About the Authors||p. 239|
Hammerness (psychiatry, Harvard Medical Sch.) and Moore (codirector, Inst. of Coaching, McLean Hosp.) have joined their areas of expertise to help people overcome mental disorganization, distraction, and the resulting side effects of stress, anxiety, and frustration. Hammerness explains the ne uro science of brain organization while Moore coaches readers to regain order by "sustaining attention", "applying the brakes", "connecting the dots", and so forth. Readers will be able to relate to case studies and the all-too-common problems of chronic lateness, inability to focus, and chronic clutter. Those willing to work hard to gain more sanity in their lives will find help here.
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The key to a less hectic, less stressful life is not in simply organizing your desk, but organizing your mind. Dr. Paul Hammerness, a Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, describes the latest neuroscience research on the brain's extraordinary built-in system of organization. Margaret Moore, an executive wellness coach and codirector of the Institute of Coaching, translates the science into solutions.
This remarkable team shows you how to use the innate organizational power of your brain to make your life less stressful, more productive and rewarding. You'll learn how to:
–Regain control of your frenzy
–Embrace effective uni-tasking (because multitasking doesn't work)
–Fluidly shift from one task to another
—Use your creativity to connect the dots
This groundbreaking guide is complete with stories of people who have learned to stop feeling powerless against multiplying distractions and start organizing their lives by organizing their minds.
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