LISTEN NOW: Varun Duggirala ; Ankur Warikoo on Consistency, Inner-negativity & growing your passion · 58 min
March 11, 2022

#1 reason you can't focus and how you can beat it

#1 reason you can't focus and how you can beat it

We try to do too many things at the same time. This leads us to feeling stretched, burnout and dissatisfied with the level of focus we can give all our areas of action. This lack of focus stems from what is called "Time confetti" and in this episode Varun drills down into the concept, its effects and how you can beat it.

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This concept is also discussed beautifully in a chat between Adam grant & Dr.Laurie Santos on the happiness lab podcast 

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About the show

“Take a pause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The Varun Duggi show”) is a thrice a week podcast that’s meant to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their daily lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts that will help them find motivation, build the right mindset and perform at their best. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of truly interesting people to give listeners to learn from and use in their work, life and everything in-between.

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