DEFEATING THE 8 DEMONS
This book is designed to arm workforce employees, independent professionals and family managers with simple yet powerful strategies to defeat the 8 Demons of Distraction. Anyone dealing with stress, rushing, over commitment, new technology, and/or special life circumstances can use this book to reduce everyday distractions and needless mistakes. Readers find an in-depth description of each Demon, its sources and its insidious effects on attention span, concentration, performance, productivity, and work/life satisfaction. Practical, step by step strategies will help you rid your life of formidable enemies such as the Unruly Mind Demon, the Technology Demon, the Activities Demon, and five others. This book supplies a research-based, proven plan of attack to increase your daily effectiveness and decrease stress at home and on the job.
ACTIONS AGAINST DISTRACTIONS
Here's a practical guide to ban work/life distractions, increase productivity and reduce stress. Whether you're a businessperson, community leader, parent or retiree, you can adapt an active role in enhancing your performance and quality of life--distraction free! Discover the root causes of your distractions, develop a 5-step plan and adapt strategies to move from good intention to positive action.
BOOKLET - 111 WAYS...
A handy job aid or reference, this 16 page, versatile, stand-alone, 3.5 x 8.5in booklet shows how to combat the competing forces that zap focus and energy at work and home. It can also be an ideal thank-you gift for friends, clients, vendors and other business associates.
This pack of 28 fast-reading, pocket-sized cards provides a personal coaching tool that can be used by individuals or in corporate training. Each deck contains the key ideas of important insights to increase productivity and decrease stress. In just minutes a day, you'll get everything you need to know to improve your life.
Geraldine Markel, PhD
Creator of Managing Your Mind coaching programs and seminars, Geri Markel, Ph.D. is an educational psychologist specializing in learning and performance. At the University of Michigan, Geri served as faculty in the School of Education, director of Adult and Adolescent Services at the Reading and Learning Center, seminar leader of the Instructional Design Workshop at the Executive Education Center, School of Business, and consultant at the School of Dentistry. She has special expertise in helping adults and adolescents with ADD and learning disabilities.
Co-author of several books applying behavioral research to productivity, Geri now works as a performance coach, speaker, and consultant in business, industry, healthcare, and education. Her client list includes Pfizer, Ford Motor Company, Domino’s Pizza, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Michigan State University School of Osteopathy, General Television Network, and AT&T, among others.
• ADHD Coaching Organization (ACO)
• National Speakers Association (NSA)
• Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
• American Psychological Association (APA)
• Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
• Learning Disabilities of America (LDA)
• Association of Training and Development (ASTD)