The Go-Giver Podcast

The Go-Giver Podcast

Would you like your business — and your life — to be a lot more fun, a lot less stressful, and a lot more profitable? Do you want to sell more, lead better, be more influential, and live a life of significance? In this show, based around the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success from the international bestseller, “The Go-Giver”, you'll learn how to naturally create a life of joy and prosperity. Your host, Bob Burg, coauthor of “The Go-Giver” will share his insights and interview notables including today’s top entrepreneurs, business and thought leaders.... Show More

Attention, Distraction, Time Management, Productivity, Technology




Just how important is our attention when it comes to our achieving that which we desire? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment: It used to be that TIME Management was suggested to help us be more productive. However, today’s guest says the key is actually ATTENTION management. Maura Nevel Thomas will share some very helpful information from her terrific new book on that very topic. That and more on today’s show.


Bob’s Thought of the Day


We’ll explore:


  • Why desire is so important to accomplishing a specific goal.
  • A powerful quote from The Master Key System by Charles F. Hannel: “Creative thought requires attention, and the power of attention is, as we have found, the weapon of the Super-man” [today we would use the term “Super-person”].

    Interview with Maura Nevel Thomas


    You’ll discover:


  • Why “time management” is a myth.
  • Maura’s definition of “productivity”: Achieving or producing a significant amount or result.
  • The Productivity Paradox, and how to manage it.
  • A key insight about our modern technology: it is created to be habit-forming.
  • Steps that can help you manage your attention and become more productive.
  • The four quadrants of attention management.
  • The importance of recognizing how often you allow your attention to be stolen by technology.

  • Click to Tweet


  • How you manage your time only matters if you manage your #attention. @mnthomas
  • Since #distraction is our problem, “time-management” is not the solution. The antidote to distraction is #attention. @mnthomas
  • #Distraction creates distractability. The more distracted we are, the more distracted we will be. @mnthomas #attention

    Interview Links


    Attention Management: How To Create Success And Gain Productivity — Every Day by Maura Nevel Thomas

    Personal Productivity Secrets by Maura Nevel Thomas

    Work Without Walls by Maura Nevel Thomas

    All of Maura’s books

    Maura’s Blog

    Maura’s Speaking page

    Connect with Maura on Facebook  

    Connect with Maura on LinkedIn  

    Follow Maura on Twitter   

    Maura’s YouTube channel




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