Loved this comment thread. Very interesting and entertaining.
To sum it up, as Blaise Pascal roughly stated..."I would have written a shorter letter if only I had the time." (paraphrased)
As a society we have become overly conditioned to expecting "immediate" whether it be through absorbing content we are reading, the number of times we have to click to get to something, the lack of connectivity, or the quickness by which we complete a task. It has led us to a position where multi-tasking is the norm and as a result our productivity has decreased. There is roughly a 20% efficiency loss when you context switch. The "immediacy" we seek is killing our success rate and quality of delivery.
Want more focus? Try out the Pomodoro Technique. (they are a type of tomato)
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