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Are we Losing the Ability to Focus?

In the age of perpetual distraction, are we losing the ability to focus? Bridget Kendall is joined by three guests who have found a way to concentrate.

In the age of perpetual distraction, are we losing the ability to focus? Bridget Kendall is joined by three guests who have found a way to concentrate. David Hieatt is a Welsh denim jeans entrepreneur, his personal and professional maxim is “do one thing well”.
Slovenian violinist Miha Pogacnik uses music to empower business leaders and Icelandic lawyer Ragnar Jonasson is also a writer, his latest novel “Snow Blind” is a mystery set in a remote fishing village.

Photo: A watchmaker examines a watch mechanism (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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David Hieatt

David Hieatt is a Welsh manufacturer who has revived the traditional industry of denim production in his home town and advocates the pursuit of  slow craftsmanship, rather than goods mass-produced at speed.

Miha Pogacnik

Slovenian musician Miha Pogacnik is both a skilled concert violinist who has spent years perfecting his art, and a motivational speaker, who uses music to advise businesses on how to achieve success.

Ragnar Jonasson

Ragnar Jonasson's crime detective novels are best sellers in his native Iceland- but he's also a practising lawyer, a teacher of copyright law and a sometime journalist.

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