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A Poverty of Attention

Consumed => “Focus: Chapter 1 (The Subtle Faculty)” by Daniel Goleman. Key takeaway #2.

=> Key takeaway (page 9)…

“All of this was foreseen way back in 1977 by the Nobel-winning economist Herbert Simon. Writing about the coming information-rich world, he warned that what information consumes is ‘the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.'”

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