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  • The Art of Focus

  • Find Meaning, Reinvent Yourself and Create Your Ideal Future
  • By: Dan Koe
  • Narrated by: Dan Koe
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Look around.

We are on the brink of catastrophe.

A dystopia of excessive pleasure, comfort, and a false sense of security as to how successful you will be is no longer just a relatable movie scene.

Since birth, you were spoon-fed ideas, beliefs, and routines that program you into the same default path as everyone else. This leads to the same quality of life as everyone else.

It’s no wonder why most people feel anxious, overwhelmed, and have a cloud of meaninglessness hovering over their heads at all times.

Focus is the cure.

But not the narrow focus we associate with deep work and study.

Focus is what separates action from distraction, meaning from meaningless, and success from failure.

Focus is how you conduct your own adventure to stop hurling toward the dead end that was assigned to you by society for their benefit.

This will be a painful journey to find meaning, reinvent yourself, and create your ideal future.

The only thing more painful than seeing what you are capable of is not seeing what you are capable of, and I can’t think of anything more worthwhile to dedicate your life to.

©2024 Dan Koe (P)2024 Dan Koe

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Life changing! Loved every min

Dan Koe has read his book so wonderfully. His voice is so smoothing and his ideas are life changing.
I love his YouTube and his book is amazing! I’ve listed to it twice already.

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Dan’s unique take on focus makes this impossible to put down

This book is presents brilliant, thoughtful and unique lessons on focus, illustrating philosophy through examples and stimulating ideas. The concepts Dan presents are accessible to anyone and his prose is beautiful. Also, he’s very clear with a fantastic tone - it’s a pleasure to listen to and deeply insightful.
One of my favourite quotes from chapter two:
‘Your hierarchy of goals from top down, ideal future to present action, will frame your focus in an in-distractible manner. When you create and maintain this fickle mental clarity, you begin to flow with the cyclical nature of the universe. This is what keeps life meaningful, interesting and fulfilling’.

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Collective consciousness

Very good points on what you should actually focus your attention on rather than a cookie cutter way to achieve ‘Focus’

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Integral To Meaning & Success in The Modern Age

Dan's thoughts and ideas are essential to successfully navigating the modern world. From his deep exploration of the interconnectedness of the universe, to the art of self-architecture, Dan leaves no philosophical or existential crevice untouched.

As I've said before, it is a call to betterment, or to what Dan refers to as becoming the architect of yourself. His thoughts on intelligent imitation, psychic entropy, and the entire digital path make the book seem underpriced.

It is a rude awakening at the monotony of modern life, a condition which robs you of your potential.

Do yourself a favour...

Spend what you would on a small meal, for a lifetime of value.

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Dan is a very deep thinker and his book has some excellent useful approaches to gaining awareness and focus.

lots of content is packed into this book, will need to listen multiple times to make sure I didn't miss anything. Congrats Dan lots of handwork and analysis went into this!

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Not just another self help book....

I'm a recent Dan Koe convert and by recent I mean I stumbled on a YT one day a month ago and have been devouring the backlog content ever since.

Including immediately purchasing this book!

Dan Koe is practical, thoughtful, to the point and non-subscriptive.

While occasionally he could use some more tone to keep me awake while talking (sorry Dan!) the content and way he thinks about the world will lead you to change your habits and give you a clear guide on how to achieve those goals

Recommend.

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Awesome book

Dan goes deep into philosophical concepts and how the modern world works, as well as providing a solution to avoid falling into the same trap that everyone else falls into.

I've had a great time listening to this book while chilling and primarily while walking.

Wonderful read.

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