According to some research, us humans now have a shorter attention span than goldfish - 8 seconds for them, 7 seconds for us.

Social media is no doubt a major cause of this.

Scroll, Scroll, Scroll, pause. Click. Pause, Scroll, Scroll, Scroll. Click.

We all do it. 

When you look at someones profile on LinkedIn, it is highly likely you will be served with other profiles to the right as you look at the screen - this draws your attention away from the profile you are on. 

The same applies for your profile.

So turn it off.

Here is how.