The life you want is in reach, if only you can master the power of focus
Anxiety, stress, worry, and fear—these are the mental maladies that literally plague us, contributing not only to our growing unhappiness, but also to physical ailments such as heart disease and obesity when left unmanaged. As Hindu priest and renowned speaker Dandapani shows in this eye-opening and enriching new book, it is only through mastering one skill—the skill of focus—that we can permanently lay these mental roadblocks to rest.
Dandapani spent ten years in a cloistered monastery, learning invaluable lessons on the benefits of concentration. In THE POWER OF UNWAVERING FOCUS, Dandapani distills the wisdom he gained as a monk into a practical, step-by-step guide to understanding and harnessing the mind. With clear definitions and practicable exercises (such as making your bed every morning), Dandapani teaches readers how to move awareness within the mind with willpower, incrementally integrating the practice of focus into daily life, resulting in sustainable change.
Through his lectures and courses, Dandapani’s message of focus has already reached and helped millions overcome distraction. Now, THE POWER OF UNWAVERING FOCUS opens readers’ eyes to how practicing the skill of focus can drastically improve productivity, relationships, mental health, and happiness—ultimately gifting us the ability to direct awareness and energy toward achieving our life goals.
About the Author
Dandapani is a Hindu priest, entrepreneur, and former monk of ten years. A highly sought-after speaker and leading expert on leveraging the human mind to create a life of purpose and joy, Dandapani has shared the stage with world-renowned leaders such as Hillary Clinton, former secretary of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, and former French president François Hollande. He and his wife are currently creating a thirty-three-acre retreat center and botanical gardens in Costa Rica to further their mission of inspiring personal growth and self-transformation.
“In a world dominated by distraction, this book is a timely reminder of the value of focused attention.” —ADAM GRANT, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and host of the TED podcast WorkLife
“Concentration is one of the most important skills any leader can have. The Power of Unwavering Focus shows us not only that focus is a learnable skill but that anyone can master the practice of intense concentration.” —INDRA NOOYI, former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo
“Being able to concentrate in our distracted world is a superpower. In this conversational but profound book, Dandapani shows how to take practical steps to become better at this skill, so we can feel less busy and get more done.” —LAURA VANDERKAM, author of Tranquility by Tuesday: 9 Ways to Calm the Chaos and Make Time for What Matters
“Dandapani offers a radical and timely call to cultivate the deep joys and resilience of the focused life. Highly recommended for anyone feeling adrift in a sea of distraction and mindlessness.” —CAL NEWPORT, New York Times bestselling author of Digital Minimalism and Deep Work
“If you struggle with distraction or stress—and of course you do—you need Dandapani’s wonderful new book. Both profound and practical, The Power of Unwavering Focus will lead you on a journey to reclaim your life and live it with joy and purpose.” —ARTHUR C. BROOKS, professor at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School and #1 New York Times bestselling author
“The disciplined application of fundamental concepts is synonymous with elite performance. As a former Navy SEAL and combat leader, simplicity has always been a critical component to thriving in high-stress scenarios. Dandapani provides clear, concise, simple instruction for anyone to achieve elite focus in their life.” —NICK NORRIS, entrepreneur and former Navy SEAL