Information is no longer power. More does not mean better.
That’s why you could spend 24 hours a day, 7 days a week listening to “experts” arguing on every topic.
With shortening attention spans, concentrated thought has become a lost art. Resulting in shorter, easier, immediate gratification as normal. How did we get here?
The silver lining? True greatness, true depth, real understanding and skill is growing more valuable by the year. The people willing to work (is that a 4-letter word, W-O-R-K?) and not seek shortcuts have already begun to standout more than ever.
Looking into 2020 and beyond – which direction does this trend go? If I were a betting man…
As we move forward, let’s look backward…all the way back to the days of Ben Franklin. Not Jim Cramer. Not CNN Money. Not “How to Win the Lottery”. And with genuine depth and wisdom, see where we stand 20 years from now.