We only truly focus for six hours a week. Endless meetings and wordy emails are chipping away at our dwindling attention spans. Joe McCormack, author of Brief, shares his short list of techniques to stay on track.
The downtime and switchover costs from multiple distractions may not be our only problem or our biggest yet. But it is, without a doubt, a widespread malaise and one that is threatening to compound every other problem.
You know when you're watching TV and you have to check what films an actor's been in, or what the live score is in that baseball game you're only slightly interested in...so you grab your smartphone? That's the future.