The Jordan Harbinger Show

247: Chris Bailey | Hyperfocus Secrets for Better Productivity

Chris Bailey (@chris_bailey) is a productivity expert, host of the Becoming Better Podcast, and the bestselling author of two books about productivity: Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. In the time it's taken you to read this, he's probably written another.

What We Discuss with Chris Bailey:

  • The neurochemical reason our brains switch focus every 40 seconds (or less) and what we can do to recapture this hit to our overall productivity.
  • Why giving yourself the time to unfocus productively with what Chris calls scatterfocus is as crucial to your progress as hyperfocus.
  • How Chris harnesses scatterfocus to mull over and solve complicated problems without distraction.
  • What Chris learned by deliberately allowing himself to enter a state of boredom for an hour a day for an entire month (and how he did so creatively).
  • What the attention overload gap is, the problems it can cause, and why we're more susceptible to it than we probably suspect.
  • And much more...

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