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Unlearn What You Have Learned, Focus, & Find Balance

Are there certain skills you need to unlearn in order to progress in your career? Have you evaluated how you think and act when you’re under pressure? Are you maintaining balance while striving for career success? Forbes Coaches Council members John Hittler, Abigail Wenner, and Linda Zander serve up some food for thought on how we think.

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Key Takeaways

  • The skill of unlearning old habits and proficiencies in order to replace them with new ones is a vital skill in this age of rapidly evolving technology.
  • It is easier to “unlearn” by focusing entirely on the new habit you are trying to develop rather than attempting to translate the old into the new.
  • You can train your brain to overcome moments of overwhelm and distraction using simple methods like focusing on breathing and dedicating 20-minute blocks to uninterrupted work.
  • To achieve true success, a person must achieve a balance between wealth and well-being. Focusing entirely on one or the other can land a person in an untenable situation (either wealthy and unhappy, or well-adjusted but unable to support oneself financially).

Tweetable Insights

“Unlearning has already quietly become one of the most important and required skills in a rapidly changing marketplace.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with John Hittler of @EvokingGenius – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

“Learning how to rewire your brain, you can accomplish everything you need to. It is invigorating and exhilarating.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with Abigail Wenner of @abouteci – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

““Success is a balance of wealth and well-being.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with @lindadzander of Super Sized Success – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

Featured Members

Abigail K. Wenner is president and CEO of Executive Consulting International. ECI uniquely leverages brain science, business acumen, and leadership development to help senior executives and their organizations excel.

John Hittler is the co-founder of Evoking Genius, a transformational business-coaching firm based in San Jose, California.

Linda Zander is the founder and CEO of Super Sized Success as well as a serial entrepreneur, best selling author, public speaker, and success expert.

Unlearn What You Have Learned, Focus, & Find Balance

Are there certain skills you need to unlearn in order to progress in your career? Have you evaluated how you think and act when you’re under pressure? Are you maintaining balance while striving for career success? Forbes Coaches Council members John Hittler, Abigail Wenner, and Linda Zander serve up some food for thought on how we think.

SUBSCRIBE

Key Takeaways

  • The skill of unlearning old habits and proficiencies in order to replace them with new ones is a vital skill in this age of rapidly evolving technology.
  • It is easier to “unlearn” by focusing entirely on the new habit you are trying to develop rather than attempting to translate the old into the new.
  • You can train your brain to overcome moments of overwhelm and distraction using simple methods like focusing on breathing and dedicating 20-minute blocks to uninterrupted work.
  • To achieve true success, a person must achieve a balance between wealth and well-being. Focusing entirely on one or the other can land a person in an untenable situation (either wealthy and unhappy, or well-adjusted but unable to support oneself financially).

Tweetable Insights

“Unlearning has already quietly become one of the most important and required skills in a rapidly changing marketplace.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with John Hittler of @EvokingGenius – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

“Learning how to rewire your brain, you can accomplish everything you need to. It is invigorating and exhilarating.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with Abigail Wenner of @abouteci – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

““Success is a balance of wealth and well-being.” Inside @ForbesCouncils with @lindadzander of Super Sized Success – Listen at forbescouncils.com/podcast/unlearn-focus-find-balance/

Featured Members

Abigail K. Wenner is president and CEO of Executive Consulting International. ECI uniquely leverages brain science, business acumen, and leadership development to help senior executives and their organizations excel.

John Hittler is the co-founder of Evoking Genius, a transformational business-coaching firm based in San Jose, California.

Linda Zander is the founder and CEO of Super Sized Success as well as a serial entrepreneur, best selling author, public speaker, and success expert.

Join Forbes Councils

Our featured guests are members of Forbes Councils. If you are a successful entrepreneur, executive, or business leader, you may qualify.

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