The Focus Effect

Greg Wells PhD, Bruce Bowser

Smartphones debuted only ten years ago, but their impact has been immense. With up-to-the-minute updates on social media, email, and texts, people are more distracted than ever, which is affecting our psychological and physical well-being. To cut through the disruption, high-performing individuals must construct new practices that encourage focus, creativity, and effectiveness.

Greg Wells and Bruce Bowser have perfected the art of unplugging from technology and plugging into reality. In The Focus Effect, they present techniques for sustainable, balanced, and successful routines in all areas of life.

With strategies ranging from practicing healthy mindfulness and meditation, reserving tech-free time, and performing power work, to a revolutionary plan for a hyperproductive workday, Wells and Bowser provide everything needed to activate The Focus Effect in your life. It’s time for a worldwide revolution in how we live and work–and The Focus Effect is the jump start you need to be at the forefront of this future.

Press & Praise

Rod Black, play-by-play announcing for the CFL, the NBA, and international hockey as well as CTV and TSN's figure skating coverage.

"I live in the world of sports and television where focus is the ultimate challenge on the journey to success. I've seen firsthand what happens when that focus deteriorates or vanishes completely. Frustration sets in. Athletes fail. Teams lose. What Bruce and Greg have done is designed a new-age instruction book that eliminates the attraction to distraction, clears the mind, and lets you focus on WIN--what's important now. Your focus will change almost immediately."

Arlene Dickinson, costar of Dragon's Den and The Big Decision on CBC TV, venture capitalist, marketing maven, best-selling author, and champion of entrepreneurs everywhere

"Bruce Bowser and Greg Wells have written a gem. Whether you run your own business or work in an organization, The Focus Effect will help you control your attention so you can excel--in your career and life. This accessible and exceptionally usable guide is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to optimize their performance and reach their dreams."

Greg Wells PhD

Dr. Greg Wells is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, an associate scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children, and the CEO of The Wells Group. He is the author of the best sellers Superbodies: Peak Performance Secrets from the World’s Best Athletes and The Ripple Effect: Sleep Better, Eat Better, Move Better, Think Better.

Bruce Bowser

Bruce Bowser, president and CEO of AMJ Campbell Van Lines, is known for his ability to create high-performance workplace cultures that produce results. He has appeared on CBC and CNN and has been featured in the National Post, the Globe, and Business Edge. He previously held management positions with the Bank of Nova Scotia and has been on several boards of private corporations and charities.

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