Gamma Focus is a Rich Habit of Self-Made Millionaires


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One of the common habits of the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits Study was something called Gamma Focus.

Gamma Focus is a unique type of focus.

Gamma Focus is why we were able to go to the moon.

Gamma Focus is why Steve Jobs was able to raise Apple, like a phoenix, from the ashes of near-bankruptcy to the trillion dollar company it is today.

Gamma Focus is why only a few businesses thrive, while most others eek out a living.

Very few make Gamma Focus a daily habit.

Almost everyone has experienced Gamma Focus:

  • Studying for and taking college finals.
  • Studying for and taking a standardized test.
  • Working on a deadline.
  • Creating something – writing a book, developing an app, designing a new product or starting a new business.

When you are in a state of Gamma Focus, your brain waves operate at an accelerated rate.

Your goal should be to make Gamma Focus a daily habit.


Blocking off 90 minutes to two hours each day to focus on the things that help move you forward in realizing your dreams and goals or in growing your business.

How To Get Yourself Into the Gamma State

Prior to engaging in any Gamma Focus, do the following five things:

#1 Eliminate Environmental Distractions:

  • Avoid People – Shut Door or Isolate Yourself
  • Ignore Phone Calls
  • Ignore Text Messages
  • Ignore Emails
  • Shut off all devices that create background noise – TVs, radio, phones, notifications, etc.

#2 Exercise Aerobically and/or Anaerobically

Aerobic and Anaerobic exercise helps de-stress your brain and boosts your metabolic rate.

  • Aerobic Exercise: Running, Jogging, Biking, FastWalking.
  • Anaerobic Exercise: Weight Lifting, Resistance Exercise, High Intensity Exercise.

#3 Naps – Take a 30 Minute Nap 

This helps restore any loss of willpower energy and eliminates Decision Fatigue.

#4 Eat a Healthy Meal Prior to Engaging in Gamma Focus

Consume high fiber foods. This will give you about two hours of energy, perfect for optimal Gamma Focus.

#5 Gamma Focus After a Full Night’s Sleep

You need between 7 to 8.5 hours of sleep every night. Sleep cleans the brain, resets your emotional and metabolic state and helps consolidate memories.

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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley is a bestselling author, speaker, and media contributor for Business Insider, CNBC and a few other national media outlets.

His Rich Habits research has been read, viewed or heard by over 50 million people in 25 countries around the world.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, holds a master’s degree in taxation and is President of Cerefice and Company, a CPA firm in New Jersey.
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  1. Great post! Your blog is every bit as good as the book 🙂

    Gamma Focus is vital in today’s distracted world!

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