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How leaders can focus on the things that really matter


One of the fundamental aspects of leadership is directing people’s attention – and to do so effectively, leaders first need to focus their own attention.

Daniel Goleman, writing for Harvard Business Review, groups modes of attention into three broad categories – focusing on yourself, focusing on others, and focusing on the wider world.

The author insists that this three-pronged awareness must be cultivated and balanced correctly by leaders.

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