The Attention Deficit Workplace: Winning Strategies for Success in Today's Fast-Paced Business Environment

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9781592286126: The Attention Deficit Workplace: Winning Strategies for Success in Today's Fast-Paced Business Environment

"An eye-grabbing, page-turning book, The Attention-Deficit Workplace is immediately relevant and essential. A must-read that's certain to educate, and enlighten."
--Dr. Tom Hill, author of Living at the Summit and co-author of Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneurial Soul

"The Attention-Deficit Workplace is nothing short of a revelation. Mitch Thrower represents a new breed of business leader with tremendous vision, compassion, stamina, and laser-like focus. He has written the pre-eminent playbook for thriving and winning in the turbo-charged world of 24/7 companies."
--Jonathan Spalter, Chairman, Vox Pop Media, Former Senior Vice-President, Vivendi Universal

Are you looking for competitive advantages in today's fast-paced business
environment? Are you seeking new and innovative ways to successfully
navigate through the time- and attention-deficit maze? The Attention-Deficit
Workplace offers over 50 concise and entertaining experience-based parables
and lessons for anyone, from working executives and managers to home-based
business owners, from job-seekers to people who never have to work again.
The author, Mitch Thrower, has provided us with essential insights into our
working lives from the front lines of sports, start-ups and serial
entrepreneurship. Chapter topics include:
* How to manage your personal "ATM" (your Attention Time Machine).
* How to turn attention-deficit into attention-surplus by having
others listen, accept and implement your ideas..
* How to make multitasking work more effectively for you,
* How to handle office nuisances such "spam people:"
* How to get your resume noticed.
* How to managing the onslaught of e-mails, faxes, junk mail and
other correspondence.
* How to avoid those time-consuming and money-draining pitfalls of
workplace conflict.
* How to handle office romances.
* How to negotiate, command attention, and maintain your focus.

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Are you looking to stay ahead in today's fast-paced business environment? The Attention-Deficit Workplace offers over fifty experience-based parables and lessons for anyone, from working executives and managers to home-based business owners, from job-seekers to people who never have to work again.

Chapter topics include:
How to persuade others to accept and implement your ideas.
How to make multitasking more effective.
How to handle office nuisances such as "spam people."
How to get your resume noticed.
How to manage the daily onslaught of e-mails.
How to avoid stress and workplace conflict.
How to handle office romances.

About the Author:

Mitch Thrower, is the CEO and co-founder of the Active Europe Network and
co-founder of the Active Network, the world's largest software, marketing
and registration company for participatory sports - and which Inc named in 2004 as the 99th fastest growing company in America. A co-owner and board member of Triathlete, the world's largest triathlon magazine, Thrower is the chairman of The La Jolla Foundation and a partner in The La Jolla Holding Group. He holds an MBA from The University of San Diego, and is a thirteen-time Ironman Triathlon finisher. Thrower lives in La Jolla, California and New York City.

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