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Pay Attention

InformationWeek on paying attention. This really resonates for me. I feel that large chunks of my career have been spent in a state of “continuous partial attention”. Lately I’ve been consciously “disarming”.

The era of continuous partial attention has left us overwhelmed, overstimulated, and unfulfilled, said Stone, who’s now working as a consultant and writer.

This era, she says, is coming to a close. “CEOs ask people to disarm at the door when they come to a meeting,” she said, asking attendees to drop off their laptops, cell phones, pagers, and BlackBerrys before the meeting started.

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  1. By Eric Schwartzman on March 16th, 2006 at 8:42 pm

    I love it. Great idea. Thanks for blogging it. I gave a lecture today to class full of students at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and they’ve all got laptops with wi-fi going, and I’m thinking, thank g-d I didn’t have the same when I was in school, or I wouldn’t have learned anything.

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