Making Sense of Work with Jean Balfour

Ep. #47 Deep Work and Focus with Jean Balfour

April 03, 2023 Jean Balfour - Master Certified Coach, Speaker Season 2 Episode 47
Ep. #47 Deep Work and Focus with Jean Balfour
Making Sense of Work with Jean Balfour
More Info
Making Sense of Work with Jean Balfour
Ep. #47 Deep Work and Focus with Jean Balfour
Apr 03, 2023 Season 2 Episode 47
Jean Balfour - Master Certified Coach, Speaker

I'd love to hear any questions or comments you have about the show. Send me a message! Jean

When do you get your best work done? There are some who argue that, in order to succeed in today's economy, we must possess the ability to produce elite level work quickly and efficiently. Others suggest that it's important to recognize when we're feeling overwhelmed and to prioritize mindful work during designated periods.

In this particular episode, Jean Balfour offers her perspective on various time management books and shares how she manages to accomplish meaningful work during her concentrated periods.

Check out Jean's reading recommendations 

  1. Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention by  Johann Hari  https://www.amazon.com/Stolen-Focus-Attention-Think-Deeply/dp/0593138511
  2. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortal
    https://www.amazon.com/Four-Thousand-Weeks-Management-Mortals/dp/0374159122
  3. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones: https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299 
  4. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World:
    https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692

You can also join in conversation and share you thoughts over on Jean's Linkedin Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanbalfour/

Experience an Introduction to our Coach Training Programmes with our Free Taster Course: https://courses.baileybalfour.com/course/coach-training-introduction

Sign up to our newsletter to learn more about upcoming programmes: https://baileybalfour.com/subscribe/

Show Notes

I'd love to hear any questions or comments you have about the show. Send me a message! Jean

When do you get your best work done? There are some who argue that, in order to succeed in today's economy, we must possess the ability to produce elite level work quickly and efficiently. Others suggest that it's important to recognize when we're feeling overwhelmed and to prioritize mindful work during designated periods.

In this particular episode, Jean Balfour offers her perspective on various time management books and shares how she manages to accomplish meaningful work during her concentrated periods.

Check out Jean's reading recommendations 

  1. Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention by  Johann Hari  https://www.amazon.com/Stolen-Focus-Attention-Think-Deeply/dp/0593138511
  2. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortal
    https://www.amazon.com/Four-Thousand-Weeks-Management-Mortals/dp/0374159122
  3. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones: https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299 
  4. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World:
    https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692

You can also join in conversation and share you thoughts over on Jean's Linkedin Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanbalfour/

Experience an Introduction to our Coach Training Programmes with our Free Taster Course: https://courses.baileybalfour.com/course/coach-training-introduction

Sign up to our newsletter to learn more about upcoming programmes: https://baileybalfour.com/subscribe/