How To Do Your Job Better
|Career : Career Techniques|
(1) thought master
allows you to build your power of concentration whilst making you aware of intrusive thoughts. How to: concentrate on the second hand of your watch for one minute silently repeating the number 'one' as you do this. If a distracting thought comes into your head, move to 'two' and so on. With daily practice, you will reduce the number of intrsuve thoughts - and improve your concentration.
(2) brain buddies
brain has left and right half. think of these as rfiends working together. each day, write out two sentences with your non-dominant hand - the one you don't normally write with. Note the time it takes to do this. The next day, do the same again - and every day after that. This strengthens the buddy who's been lacking exercise
(3) Working tools vocabulary
words are the working tools of your brain - you need a strong vocabulary to develop your mind. Find a new word to add to your vocab each day. Write the word and its definition in your diary and start using it. You will improve your communication abilities.
(4) Whole brain pictures
Think of a different word each day - and create a whole brain picture from it. Eg: oecan is an evocative word. In your mind, see yourself walking on a beach and hear those crashing waves. Smell the ocean breeze as you taste the salty spray hitting your face. Touth the sand between your toes: result, this will develop your five senses.
(5) Breathing space brain
Your brain needs to rest occasionally - to relax effectively, you need to develop your 'breathing space brain'. Technique: sit or lie on your back, relax your body and close your eyes. Begin breathing easily, and listen to its sound. If your attention drifts from your breath, bring it back. Continue for several minutes. Next: repeatm but concentrate on a favourite word. Say the world silently to yourself each time you exhale for several minutes. Benefit: use it whenever you feel stressed to boost your performance.
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