Weekly Download 15.15

download-150965_640Here’s a recap of news and notes from around the Web that caught my attention over the past week or so.

I know I’m guilty of distraction and have written previously about setting aside time to focus. Recently I noticed that I tend to purchase paper books (odd label, isn’t it?) when the topic is a bit more intense and I want to concentrate on reading for longer periods of time. Looks like I’m not the only one. Paper is back: Why ‘real’ books are on the rebound provides the explanation.

Do you find yourself, responding “Busy” or “Hectic” or something similar when asked, “How are you? 7 ways to stop being ‘busy’ and actually start being productive caught my attention with some practical rules.

Think about attention as a form of currency. Whatever you occupy yourself with takes time and mental resources. So, What Is Our Attention Really Worth? Here’s an easy way to give consideration to how we spend this valuable resource.



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