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Take your time and prioritise precision: how to focus – Christina Bengtsson

About This Episode

Joining Change Makers today is Christina Bengtsson, the author and global thought leader on a mission to put society’s focus on the art of focus itself. She has been described as “the female version of James Bond. Moving on purpose with precision, charisma and grace,”

And for good reason. As a world champion in precision shooting and a former military officer, Christina knows just what it takes to leverage a focused mindset to achieve success. Today, Christina uses those attributes to focus on unlocking people’s full potential.

Christina Bengtsson, Author & Global Thought Leader

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Lockdown List

What is a book that has changed your life?

Astrid Lindgren, The brothers Lionheart (as a child) 

Eckhard Tolle, The Power of Now (as an adult)

What are you watching at the moment?

I am not watching anything at the moment

Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

Jane Goodall, because her work and never-ending passion shows that long-term focus has a value, both for the outcome of the work but also for the individual and for the society at large. 

In one sentence, describe your new normal.

My new normal is that many others see my old normal as normal, as I already before the pandemic spent a lot of time home with my son.

What is your best tip for life?

The finest thing you can give to another person is time and attention – think about that as often as you can

A quote for life?

“I have time because there is so much I don’t need to do”

What five songs made up your lockdown soundtrack?

The show must go on – Queen

Bed of roses – John bon Jovi

Military March, Marche Militaire – Franz Schubert

Con Te Partirò – Andrea Bocelli

Lose my mind – Myra Granberg

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