Dwight D. Eisenhower: “I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.”
In the new attention economy, people who can put in hours of deep work without being distracted have an income advantage. When I use to train Centennial College students on how to use grab and use attention in online marketing, I always liked to mention the Microsoft study that found goldfish now have better focus than Canadians.
Well, I’ll be *$%*&ed. Evidence my vulgar Island vernacular is strategic.