The Power of Focus For college students

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The Power of Focus For college students ships in the harbor are safe, but that’s not what ships are built for People who have the degree-focused mindset anticipate that degree qualifications are the ticket to a promising career. People who have the experience-focused mindset anticipate that the experience they gain in college will contribute most in accelerating their career.
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[ THE POWER OF FOCUS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS ] June 14, 2010 The world of new growth and opportunity always lies outside your comfort zone VISA (Values, Interests, Skills, Ambitions) . Think of VISA as your passport to passion, the more fuel you throw on the fire (the more your values, interests, skills and ambitions are applied through your work), the larger the flame will be (the more passion your work will give you) More heart attacks occur on Monday morning than any other time during the week, Monday is the most dreaded work day. When you get passion from your work, work becomes energizing, empowering and easy, and highly motivated employees are 127% more productive. Without passion you don’t have energy and without energy you have nothing. My values could be: creativity, adventure, low stress, responsibility, team work, innovation, flexibility, freedom, challenge, learning, stability, integrity, risk- taking, human interaction, independence, helping others, analytical thinking, religion…etc The brain releases many endorphins when we speaks about things we are interested in and few or no endorphins when we speak of topics which we have little interest in, the endorphins increase your cognitive and reasoning ability, making you more alert, energetic and engaged, reducing your chances of falling asleep on the job, snoring in class or drooling on your keyboard. A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night, and in between does what he wants to do. Abraham Maslow said, A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2011 for the course BUS 515 taught by Professor Blossom during the Spring '10 term at Strayer.

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