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Classified as: office furniture, contract, FOCUS
Published on: 6 Nov 2017

Focus means concentrated attention. It refers to conscious and intentional actions by a person to achieve a particular objective. One needs discipline to overcome tendencies to deviate. It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. 

... It is easier said than done with regard to maintaining focus. Henry Mintzberg, a veteran management scholar discussed this in his book, The Nature of Managerial Work. Managers must typically work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and rely on their colleagues to complete a job.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, FOCUS
Published on: 29 Apr 2015

When Bill Gates first met Warren Buffett, their host at dinner, Gates’ mother, asked everyone around the table to identify what they believed was the single most important factor in their success through lifeGates and Buffett gave the same one-word answer: “Focus.”

... The answer is to develop and value both types of focusProfessor Henry Mintzberg taught that there are two sources of strategy:

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy, FOCUS, bill gates, success, warren buffet
Published on: 15 Jul 2014