CHAPTER 4 The Attention Deficit

We already touched on the Information Age and the subsequent ‘crisis of attention’ most of us find ourselves in, in Part One. In this chapter we’re going to look at this in more depth, plus more reasons why we find it harder than ever to pay attention and how our focus is suffering. Most of all, we will give you ways to cultivate your focus: first by being aware of those constant distractions and second by avoiding their lure, so you can start to really reach your potential and get the most out of life.


There’s no denying that the emergence of email and social media has in many ways changed our lives for the better. We are more connected than we have ever been, we can communicate faster ...

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