The Cost Of Not Paying Attention
Source: American Management Association
We live in a multitasking, ultra-connected, hyperactive world that constantly demands our attention. As we struggle to keep up, are we losing our ability to focus and engage in deep, reflective thought? In this interview, Maggie Jackson, author of the bestselling book Distracted, discusses the attention-deficit crisis and how we can overcome it. Maggie Jackson is an award-winning author and journalist who writes the popular "Balancing Acts" column in the Boston Globe. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times and on National Public Radio, among other national publications. She is the author of Distracted and What's Happening to Home: Balancing Work, Life and Refuge in the Information Age, which examines the loss of home as a refuge.