Focus

Focus is the thinking skill that allows people to begin a task without procrastination and then maintain their attention and effort until the task is complete. Focus helps people pay attention in the midst of distractions and setbacks and to sustain the effort and energy needed to reach a goal.

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Learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block.

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  • 11 effective time management skills more_vert
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    There are many things in life that are outside of your control, but how you spend your time is not one of them. Using your hours to work toward the outcomes you value the most will help to not only bring you success, but will also sustain that feeling of fulfillment that comes from accomplishing your goals. The first step toward learning how to improve time management is realizing that it’s a mental game that anyone can master.

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    If you want to build self control and discipline, you must learn how to gain self control when the times are toughest, when the challenges are biggest, and when the prize is smallest.

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    So, you're thinking of becoming a plumber. What's drawing you to this trade? Maybe it's the fact that we rely so completely on water services, that good plumbers are always in demand. Or, maybe you're particularly interested in the world of plumbing fixtures, water system design, and all the new technology coming up in this field. Whatever your motivation, your first step is to consider the steps involved in plumber training, and the skills you'll need to build a successful career.

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  • Facilitation: What is a Neutral Stance and Why is it Important? more_vert
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    Practitioners create a space for the people they are helping, and let them bring the content (rather than a teacher or mentor whose job it is to impart education and information). An impartial stance means being in a place of non-judgement, of holding a space of psychological safety, and maintaining an equal voice to all those taking part.

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  • Apprenticeships in Commercial Fishing more_vert
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    Behind the scene's of Rhode Island's fishing industry

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  • The last robot-proof job in America? more_vert
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    Fishermen possess a blend of discernment and arcane fish knowledge that, so far, computers have yet to replicate.

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    Inside the current state of U.S. fisheries and why American seafood is among the most sustainable natural resources in the world.

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