You must understand the difference between being busy and being productive. Too many people are busy, but at the end of the day they have done NOTHING to move themselves forward to meet their business and life goals.
Imagine taking a cotton ball and stretching it out until it was kind of flat and rectangular and then imagine if it were black and giant and protruding from the back of my head. That's what my hair looked like. And it took me hours to achieve that look.
You may notice that your attention span has shortened when it comes to, for example, reading a newspaper or magazine article (how many of you skip an article that is longer than two pages?), and while performing tasks at work.