Paying Attention to Intention
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Words may show a man’s wit but actions his meaning.
Work on this book started in March 2006, when I was covering O’Reilly’s Emerging Technologies (eTech) conference in San Diego for Linux Journal. The conference theme was “The Attention Economy.” Sitting in the audience taking notes, I thought, Why build an economy around attention, when intention is where the money comes from? So I wrote an article, on the spot, titled, “The Intention Economy.” An excerpt:
The Intention Economy grows around buyers, not sellers. It leverages the simple fact that buyers are the first ...