The phrase, “Attention Economy,” first appeared on the digital landscape about two decades ago. Today, it’s shaping not only the world around us, but our mental and physical well-being as we navigate our individual paths through it.
Wikipedia gives Attention economy the following definition –
Attention economics is an approach to the management of information that treats human attention as a scarce commodity, and applies economic theory to solve various information management problems. Put simply by Matthew Crawford, “Attention is a resource—a person has only so much of it.”
In today’s podcast, I want to talk about the growing unrest, and why making personal changes has gone from being a good idea to being a necessity.