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Brian Oberkirch on reducing noise and stealing back attention
Merlin Mann | Apr 20 2007
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The 4-Hour Workweek
by Timothy Ferriss
I've met with Tim Ferriss a couple times (fascinating guy) and have a galley copy of his new book sitting on my desk right now. With what Brian says (combined with the raves for the book I heard from a couple folks I trust last night), I expect I'll be starting into it today.
Back to Brian's project: while you may not necessarily need to make your world as completely devoid of noise and distraction as Brian has, I encourage you to review his list. There's a gold mine of tips in there for ways you might also choose to wrest back your attention and start responsibly firewalling your time.
Loathe as I am to admit it, I've recently had to adopt one of Brian's dicta and have already used it twice today:
Anything you'd add? Got a felonious time burglar you've recently arrested?
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