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Focus Like a Laser Beam: 10 Ways to Do What Matters Most



Focus Like a Laser Beam: 10 Ways to Do What Matters Most

Lisa L. Haneberg, Keith Ferrazzi (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-787-98481-6 June 2006 Jossey-Bass 160 Pages


In Focus Like a Laser Beam, acclaimed management consultant and business blogger Lisa Haneberg offers business leaders a new way to direct their focus that, like a laser beam, is direct, fast, and on track. The book offers leaders ways to improve energy and engagement in the workplace and redirect how people communicate at work. Focus Like a Laser Beam is filled with useful suggestions for dealing with distractions and diversions and outlines the ten practices that will help leaders focus on what’s most important.
  • Know and feel the power of laser focus
  • Get connected with your employees
  • Have fun and be fun
  • Relax to energize
  • Turn meetings into focus sessions
  • Invite a challenge
  • Huddle
  • Stop multitasking and put your focus where it belongs
  • Do one great thing
  • Let go of outdated goals, projects, and tasks
Foreword by Keith Ferrazzi.


Part One: Excite and Energize.

1. Know and Feel the Power of Laser Focus.

2. Get Intimate with Your Employees.

3. Have Fun and Be Fun.

4. Relax to Energize.

Part Two: Tune Your Dialogue.

5. Turn Meetings into Focus Sessions.

6. Invite a Challenge.

7. Huddle.

Part Three: Zoom In.

8. Stop Multitasking, Start Chunking.

9. Do One Great Thing.

10. Let Go.

11. Conclusion.


The Author.