The biggest cost — assuming you don’t crash — is to your productivity. In part, that’s a simple consequence of splitting your attention, so that you’re partially engaged in multiple activities but rarely fully engaged in any one.
going more than 80 mph, slammed into a tanker truck that was slowly creeping up a hill at 15 mph. She was killed instantly
As you move along in life, you need focus to succeed and thrive. The notion of a packing list for your life’s journey could apply not only to your professional life, but to other parts of your life as well. Business thinker Brian Tolle outlines the essentials, reblogged below.
To stretch the metaphor—we’d ask you to think about the difference between your essentials and your unnecessary baggage? What do you really need and what can you leave behind? Let us know in comments!
We’ve been thinking a lot about the brain lately, and we’re not the only ones. Big Think blogger Megan Erickson interviewed Margaret Moore, founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital for the piece “Life’s Messy. Train Your Brain to Adapt.”
“how, in our hyper-connected lives, do we pull the plug on our hyper-connectivity, disconnect from our devices and reconnect with ourselves?”
How much stuff do you really need to do while you’re driving? Answer a phone call? Get directions? Eat a sandwich, watch a movie, reply to a text—maybe all at once? No problem! <-sarcasm.
We’ve written about this before and finally, it is dawning on car makers that all these distractions might be a bad thing.
Let’s see what happens to dashboards after a multi-million-dollar lawsuit when someone claims that car makers have liability for an accident or injury caused by a distracted driver.