Part 2 in a 4-part series on what the Human Capital Community of Practice can learn from neuroscience
Neuroscience is a field buzzing with new findings that are
indisputably attention-grabbing. But what practical value do these
findings offer for those in ASTD’s Human Capital Community of Practice?
In part two of this four-part series on what neuroscience can offer to
the Human Capital CoP, Dr. Erika Garms examines two related functions
critical for our success in the workplace—focus and attention. Readers will learn what supports and challenges focus and attention so they can improve their own performance, and coach or train others in their organizations to improve their
performance. We will also explore the facts and fiction surrounding
multitasking, which may change the way you allocate your time and
energy... continue reading
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