Podcast: How to build your attention span

by | Mar 28, 2023 | Podcast

On this episode, I chat with Gloria Mark, the author of the new book Attention Span. Topics covered include:

  • The benefits of managing our attention deliberately;
  • Why (and whether) we lose control of our behavior using our devices;
  • What makes email so damn stressful;
  • The “attention traps” we fall into;
  • How rote tasks are actually good for us and replenish our energy;
  • The countless factors that influence our attention;
  • How we all have different preferences when it comes to multitasking.

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Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of three books: How to Calm Your Mind, Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in more than 40 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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