“It’s easy to get people’s attention; what counts is getting their interest.”
-Philip Randolph, Civil Rights Activist
If you haven’t been sleeping the past few years, you, too, have experienced an onslaught of technological, attention-and-interest grabbing resources, such as:
- Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn
- Mobile Apps
- Skype, Facetime
- YouTube, Video Games, Satellite or Cable TV
- Blogs, email
Observe people in any mall, shopping center, or restaurant, and notice what percent are heads-down, looking at their smartphones.
What percentage of these attention-grabbing pursuits also engage people’s sincere interest and make some meaningful contributions?
Given that the speed and amount of attention-grabbing choices will increase dramatically in the years ahead, what strategies have you found useful to sort through the abundance of options, to find and select the items that are of interest to you in your professional and personal lives?
Please reply to this post with your most helpful strategies.