Productivity & Creativity

#60: The Attention Deficit with Sophie Leroy

By 11th December 2016 No Comments

In this episode of the Digital Mindfulness Show, Lawrence speaks with Dr. Sophie Leroy, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Bothell Business School. In this episode, we discuss her theory called Attention Residue and how it affects the quality of our work lives and our personal lives.

Sophie published her theory on Attention Residue in 2009 at the very beginning of the mobile revolution, and now her insights are more important than ever.

What You Will Learn in this Episode

  • The human impact of constant connectivity
  • How and why our attention travels with us between tasks
  • Cultivating deep attention outside the workplace

Resources Mentioned In The Show

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Lawrence Ampofo

Director & Founder at Digital Mindfulness
Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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