The Role of Leaders in Focus and Attention

The Role of Leaders in Focus and Attention

Most leaders understand that on-paper qualifications and IQ aren’t necessarily directly correlated to predicting job performance. In order to ensure your organization is hiring the right candidates and helping them succeed, executives need to consider softer skills such as organizational fit, emotional intelligence and willingness to learn.

In his Talk at Google, psychologist Daniel Goleman identifies cognitive control – the ability for individuals to control their focus and attention – as another critical factor for employee success.

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