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Business Genius by James Bannerman

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UP! YOUR FOCUS

The first Block and Limitation to Business Genius is fruitless focus.

Scattergun focus, for example, is often fruitless because there’s no clear target.

(That’s why Andrew Carnegie – the famous steel billionaire – once said ‘a man should never scatter his shot’.)

Split focus, is often fruitless, too, because there are too many targets.

(That’s why Tony Schwartz – the Harvard academic – highlights ‘the magic of doing one thing at a time’ and also having a ‘not-to-do list’.)

Septic focus, however, is, perhaps, the most fruitless of all because it means we hit the target, but end up missing the point!

(That’s why Sir Ken Robinson – the well-known creativity expert – stresses the importance of not viewing a situation ‘in isolation ...

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