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Strategies to be More Intentional With Your Time, Energy and Focus


Dr. Ian D. Brooks is the chief executive and founder of Rhodes Smith Consulting. He’s been leading people and organizations through the process of intentional transformation for 24 years. His clients include Netflix, Nike Inc., Shondaland, Sony, Warner Brothers, IBM, Bank of America, Kaiser Permanente, Slalom, the Department of the Interior, and their executives. With a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Marshall Goldsmith School of Management at Alliant International University and a Masters's in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University at Montgomery, Dr. Brooks combines scientific approach and practical application to personal development and organization change. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Morehouse College.

Dr. Brooks cherishes helping people move incrementally toward sustained achievements, with a special focus on technical transformation, leadership development, coaching people of color and women for expanded roles, and assisting individuals to act with intent.

He is the author of the upcoming book Intention: Building Capabilities to Transform Your Story (Spring, 2021). Intention integrates research, practical experience, and personal journey, guiding readers toward introspection and action.

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Being intentional helps you become more present and achieve bigger and better goals in business and life. In this episode, Dr. Ian D. Brooks shares how you can become more intentional with your behavior, thoughts and actions.

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