Mirror of Zen Blog



A useful link for getting strategies to keep your head above water in “the attention economy“.

A culture of perpetual distraction

Pings, pop-ups, notifications – on average, people check their devices 80 times a day, whether it’s WhatsApp, email or Slack messages for work. It takes more than 20 minutes to get back into the flow once you’ve been interrupted, so even just “one little look” can have a huge consequences for our focus. Since we’re constantly distracted, it’s impossible for us to create the conditions for concentrated “deep work”, which provides real meaning and work satisfaction.