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.'”
Yes, yesterday I said one “key takeaway” per chapter but this one was too good and demanded to be shared here.