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Paul Mason's Postcapitalism

On Friday journalist Paul Mason published a fairly long article in the Guardian entitled ‘The End of Capitalism Has Begun.’ It features some interesting thoughts, and will hopefully help disseminate some ideas which have been floating about in academia for quite a while to a broader audience. 1,677 more words


How to Grab and Keep Your Audience in the Attention Economy | BusinessTips.com

From closing the deal to firing up your team, make your message stick with SHARPs

Want to know your real competition when you’re speaking, whether to an individual or group? 158 more words

Tools And Information

How to catch people's eye in the era of information explosion?

In the old world, the secret of a business’s success highly depended on “location, location, location.” But now, the world has changed. We are living in the age of web where there is full of information.  466 more words


Attention, Narcissism, and our Anti-Science Culture

My academic background is in ecology and environmental science, and like all other fields of study, science is not immune to politics; many scientific camps are divided by political interests and personal beliefs. 1,905 more words


Attention weakens marketing, emotion strengthens it

Notes on Robert Heath’s study:

Summary by Steve Genco:

Advertising may actually be bad – in some circumstances (e.g., TV ads) and for some purposes (e.g., brand-building). 

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When living in an “Attention Economy” like we are today, according to Michael Goldhaber, “what matters is seeking, obtaining, and paying attention” (Goldhaber, 90). In our everyday lives, whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even giving a presentation, we are participating in the trade of attention.In an economy such as this, we can say that attention takes the place of money. 451 more words


Managing attention

Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.
~Susan Sontag

Last week’s post, The Value of Attention, got some attention from my friends (thank you guys!).

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