The Myth of the Short Attention Span

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One of the questions I often get as a public speaking coach is, “How can I engage my audience better since they have shorter and shorter attention spans?”

Like many things, we often believe the other person is the challenge. In this instance, your belief that people seem to have ‘shorter attention spans’ is what is getting in your way — not the fact that you may not be that interesting to listen to…



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Robin Sacks

I speak, coach, and write about confidence, self-talk, and stress management. I also live for cozy mysteries and bad (read: good) puns.