About the Talk
November 15, 2014 12:00 AM
UC LAUC LA
With all the ideas, thoughts, questions, and solutions running around in our heads, it is sometimes difficult to stay on track. But we don’t usually notice we lost our focus until some period of time later.
You will learn why it happens, but more importantly, you will learn what you need to do to change this behavior to make your work and home life more productive.
Iterate yourself through the Inner Game of Focus Control and Distraction Management
Two critical skills for any software engineer to master are:
Focus Control - Keeping your attention on the right tasks, detecting when you are off track, getting back on track.
Distraction Management - Any distraction, internal or external, causes a decision, whether the individual is conscious of the decision or not. On what basis do you make the choice? Which direction do you go? What do you do about the other path not taken? Is it a matter of "Use it or lose it"?
Come find out how to Master your Conscious Attention, your Conscious Awareness.