Attention Pays with Neen James: Episode 238 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Neen James is the author of Folding Time™ and Attention Pays™. In 2017, she was named one of the top 30 Leadership Speakers by Global Guru because of her work with companies like Viacom, Comcast, and Abbot Pharmaceuticals among others.

Neen has boundless energy, is quick-witted and always offers powerful strategies for paying attention to what matters so you can get more done and create more significant moments at work and home.

Neen is the kind of speaker that engages, educates, entertains, and delivers the real-world solutions that apply in your organization, your home, and your community. She also provides one-on-one consulting in a variety of leadership topics and loves serving her audiences. Find out more at

Show Highlights:

You and I have the same 1,440 minutes a day. @neenjames

We don’t have time management crisis; we have an attention management crisis. @neenjames

An average user touches their phone 2,617 a day. @neenjames

We made technology more important than people. @neenjames

We wear “busy” like a badge of honor. @neenjames

We have 100% choice of who gets our attention and where we are spending our time and energy. @neenjames

Who deserves your attention, what deserves your attention, and how do you lend your attention? @neenjames

There will always be people who want your attention. @neenjames

We can’t be everything to everyone. @neenjames

We get to choose who we’re going to connect with and how that’s going to connect us to the bigger objectives we have. @neenjames

The biggest distraction is you, as a leader. @neenjames

We can stop wasting time and money when we focus on eliminating distractions. @neenjames

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dan Moore, President of Southwestern Advantage, the oldest direct-sales company in America, and Partner with Southwestern Consulting. With more than 45 years in sales leadership and marketing management, Dan has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!

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