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4 Zones of Personal Productivity | Eric Bloom | TEDxBentleyU
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Added Jul 5, 2016
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Being in the zone is when you're mentally clear, highly focused, physically able, and motivated to complete a task. The problem is you're not always at the top of your game. So how do you maximize your productivity when you're not at your best? The answer will surprise you!

This talk is ideal for entrepreneurs, corporate executives, individual contributors and all others who have more tasks than time. It will widen your perspective on productivity and provide a conceptual framework to maximize your individual and organizational efficiency.

If you don't have time to watch this motivational and thought provoking talk, then you may be among the people who can use it the most.

A former CIO, today Eric Bloom is the president and founder of Manager Mechanics LLC: a company specializing in leadership, business/soft skills, and productivity training. He is also an author, keynote speaker, nationally syndicated columnist, certified executive coach, adjunct research advisor for International Data Corporation, and the past president of National Speakers Association New England. He can be found at and on Twitter at @EricPBloom.

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