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For the reader to understand why that may be trueAs the book went on I found some topics becoming repetitive with fluff especially toward the end Almost as if the publisher reuired the author to create a 200 page book so the author strung out his concepts and added repetitive sentences in large size fonts to fill up pages which I found unnecessary and distractingThe book may be valuable to people with less exposure to concepts like simplicity self talk and uiet time or meditation For like simplicity self talk and uiet time or meditation For this book was decent and at times motivating and causing me to self reflect but not something I will read again or recommend I won this in a Good Reads giveaway Many thanks to the publisher for providing me with an opportunity to read and review this bookThe older I get the interested I am in leadership I ve learned that just because someone is in a leadership position it doesn t mean they can lead I ve seen highly productive employees who lack leadership skills and ability be put into leadership positions with disastrous results for all the team members Charisma is not leadership Brilliance is not leadership Passion is not leadership While I think the author of this book addresses important topics I didn t care for his casual folksy writing style Perhaps it s because he s a minister and he s using his pulpit style of speech in which to write If ou re someone who responds well to a casualfolksy way of writing with pop cultural and Biblical references mixed in this may appeal to Heaven hears each whisper you I will continue looking for leadership books that speak to me as much as Stephen Covey did in the 1980s and Brene Brown does now Yes I am aware of Simon Sinek He s on my to read list Clay s book How to Lead in a World of Distraction has a modern approach to the distractions that plague our leadership Clay s own voice comes through loud and clear sharing his passion to see current day leaders pay closer attention to what they allow to consume their time The wisdom from Clay s thoughts are often only lessons learned by experience and this book offers insights for leaders to adopt earlier in their growth His four main habits of simplicity speaking toourself getting uiet and pressing pause are overlooked "by todays leaders as they allow their leadership to be attacked by the distraction s leaders are not "todays leaders as they allow their leadership to be attacked by the distraction s leaders are not to Yes as leaders we must be emotionally healthy enough to turn down the noise low enough and long enough to allow space for curiosity Dr Troy Robertson Leadership Coach When I received my book I was expecting it to be good Once I started reading it it was completely different than what I expected but it was truly brilliant This book was intriguing informative and captured my attention and held onto it continuously through the book There was great points in this book that I never thought of and some that I have I think this a great book for someone leading major business or someone just leading themselves Great read Awesome job Cla. Nd our emotions which ultimately leads to emotional healing and transformed leadership And it all starts hereHow to Lead in a World of DistractionTeaches leaders four simple habits that create space for emotional evaluation and exploration Empowers leaders to replace the emotional chaos in their increasingly busy days with an emotional awareness that will lead to a calmer fulfilling lifeEncourages leaders to fully embrace tangible steps each day until emotional distractions the numbing nature of entertainment and social media and the urgency of the daily grind are permanently replaced by calm effective and gratifying leadership. The distractions in our life It is about managing Restful Sleep yourself becauseou are the only
One Can Identify The Distractions can identify the distractions Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial your life and whate they are costingou and then do something about them The book offers practical noise cancelling habits that can be incorporated into Death Goes Shopping your daily life and by doing soou will improve our own emotional health and be a better leader The author offers lots of do s and don t based on his on his own personal experience A favorite uote The real danger of living in a world of constant distractions is not the distractions themselves It is the things we use to block them out because our attempts to mask and hide can keep us from knowing who we really are I was fortunate enough to get an advanced copy of the book It will be released on September 24 The author is offering some freebies for people who pre order it Details available HowToLeadOnlinecom This is a tremendous book which I highly recommend every leader and maybe even every person to read This book gives incredible advice on ou and me can create a better ou and me including focusing on our emotions simplifying life and focusing on the whylong term success is critical even if it means failure in the on the whylong term success is critical even if it means failure in the run Some uotesA life of distraction is a shallow life a life lived without self awareness It s a life lived in constant anticipation of the next thing that will keep ou from slowing down to listen to what s happening withinThe answer is to turn down the noise You cannot be emotionally oblivious and emotional healthy at the same time Emotional health begins with becoming emotionally aware and this reuires listening to what s happening on the insideThe greatest danger of being controlled by negative emotions is that Thunder Voice (Sam Keaton: Legends of Laramie you re missing out on allowing God who incidentally created all emotions to have control This was not my favorite book Clay Scroggins seems to be unaware that different personalities exist besides his own He doesn t seem to realize that introverts exist and many of his illustrations are geared to sports fans and no one else His advice is similar to the things so many deeper people have said It didn t feel like he referenced or uoted nearly enough because none of his ideas are original He at times felt extremely tone deaf to conversations The only reason that I m giving this book 2 stars instead of 1 is that it can help provide language for people who are unfamiliar with introspection and I can see how the book could help extroverts This book has some solid points about minimizing distractions but wasn t what I was expecting regarding leadership This book focused on leadingourself so Rebelde Rendición (Saga Londres, you can be a better leader of othersMany points the author made were backed up with research and storieset some points lacked much or even any supporting research For example the author states The lesson that life goes on without us has a huge positive impact on our emotional stability and health Wretched Moments yet provides nothing. Y Scroggins teaches leaders four simple habits that create space for emotional evaluation and exploration These helpful practices will empower leaders to replace the chaos of their busy days with emotional competence and awareness that leads to a calmer fulfilling life You'll learn how to incorporate four noise cancelling habits intoour daily life finding simplicity speaking to Estimating centrifugal compressor performance yourself getting uiet and pressing pause that will makeou mindful and aware of the vital inner desires that need our attention Transforming the toxic cocktail of emotional distraction starts with emotional awareness being able to identify and understa. I won this book in a giveaway which was amazing thank ou to the publisher It s funny because sometimes I put books like this on my list and never get around to it find different books but I m glad that I was sent this one and it kind of relates to the book in a way when he talks about slowing down I thought the book was really helpful simple to understand I liked the lay out of kind of step by step ordeal that is easy to follow and practice I saw reviews people did not like how he is somewhat causal in his writing but I enjoyed it It felt like we were having a conversation not getting a sermon on how to be better I also think that people not in leadership positions can be helped from this book anyone really I m a nurse and i still found this book nurse and I still found this book and not hyperfocused on leadership depending what leadership means to ou I recommend this book for people trying to self improve I m not truly religious he mentioned god a handful of times towards the end he s a pastor but didn t feel that he was pushy with it In the ending he brought it up but if ou aren t religious or are not Christian Lords of the Press you can just throw in whatou believe or don t believe in So glad I got to read this book This is a REALLY solid book Clay leads from his own personal experiences and it makes for a very easy read The strongest part of the book is his insights into how distracted we can be and the fallout it can cause His personal stories make him seem really down to earth The weakest part was the application at the end The steps are simple and maybe that s the idea but it also left me feeling a little uninspired maybe this will prove to be false after I put some of these ideas into practice I think this book is a great place to start if Lifes a Pitch you want to be a less distracted leader or human in general I gave the book 35 because I recently read Deep Work and Digitally Minimal by Cal Newport which were very systematic approaches to the same subject That s not to say Clay s book isn t worthour time by any means Just different approaches I really was not sure about this book as I started but WOW it rocked my boat SO many great testimonies that were real and raw I loved the focus of the book and the language that it was written in Life is filled with so many distractions and that is why we need a book life that which brings us in the right direction and brings light to areas of our life that often is very dark WOW this book was good and can strongly recommend this book to anyone that wants to redirect back to the calling that they were created to fulfil AMAZING book that I must read again soon In How to Lead in a World of Distraction the author and lead pastor of Buckhead Church Clay Scroggins provides insights and inspiration on how to maximize our influence by turning down the noise This is a follow up to his bestseller How to Lead When You are Not in Charge This book is intended to be a guide on being "aware of and then turning down. This book is such a valuable resource not "of and then turning down. This book is such a valuable resource not for leaders but for anyone longing to make a difference in the world DAVE RAMSEYClay helps ou move beyond the distractions to a moment by moment awareness that will help Mixed Tape Series Volume you regulate the wayou think act and feel IAN MORGAN CRONIn this book Clay provides leaders with practical ways to turn down the noise personally and organizationally ANDY STANLEYMaximize our influence by turning down the noiseWhile many leaders have learned to tune out distractions that keep them from being productive they remain deaf to their inner desires and emotions In How to Lead in a World of Distraction Cla. .