Well, not really. But it may as well have, according to a 2015 Microsoft study on Canadians’ media consumption. It found that the average attention span has fallen to eight seconds.
Are you still with me? OK, good.
Attention span (or lack thereof) is a major issue not only in our culture, but in the workplace. Last week, Fast Company ran a story called “6 Ways to Become a Better Listener,” for which I was interviewed. It’s a great topic and very relevant in our era of dopamine derailment.
You can read the article here.