Donald J. Trump, as candidate and president, has trumped the attention span of this country, possibly of the planet.
There was a time in years past when managers and technical leaders took time to calmly reflect on options and strategies. Communication was by phone and mail. Deadlines for deliverables were set weeks or months in the future. No, really. There was a time.
Time to log off for a while.
This crisis of attention threatens our global society's ability to address and resolve increasingly complex international global conflicts at the highest level -- clashes that grow deeper and more intractable. This crisis of attention threatens to keep ups from controlling true diplomatic and other disputes.
There's an actual scientific reason why the memory of the first time I heard The Clash has stayed so vividly with me. Think about the emotions and impulses that certain sounds have elicited in you throughout the years. Because it's time for you to ask yourselves "What's my sound strategy?"
I wonder who will tell this present when it becomes past? Will future grandparents have a paucity of stories that start with "I remember when I was your age... ?"
"What we understand from our study of the brain at this point is that we cannot multitask -- we're simply not capable of
Try listening to an entire album of music, with whatever gizmo you listen through. Just focusing entirely on the music and doing nothing else -- not looking at your phone, email, texts, Instragrams, tweets, the dust on your floor, the hole in your shoe.
We can apply pedestrian rage to really anything we spend time waiting for: A scheduled doctor's appointment that's running
If you consider yourself an observant person, it won't be hard for you to count how many red cards are in a stack, right