As I sit glued to my laptop, because everyone’s still asleep, I realize I’ve been on here waaay too long! I was reading an article in The Fiscal Times but was reminded of a quote I found sometime ago from Jacqueline Leo, The Fiscal Times Editor in Chief. Here’s the quote:
One look at an email can rob you of 15 minutes of focus. One call on your cell phone, one tweet, one instant message can destroy your schedule, forcing you to move meetings, or blow off really important things, like love, and friendship. -Jacqueline Leo
What’s bothering me is that it’s moments away from an intimate family gathering and I’m still here, absorbed and surrounded by technology. Not a bad thing except I’m not practicing what I preach: I need to fully unplug (escape from all smart devices) for at least 15 minutes each day!
So my challenge is: Please give yourself 15 minutes a day so you have more time to invest in what matters most; it’s the little things that matter…
To read my #BigIdeas2016 LinkedIn version of this post, click here.
Follow this link to read my original article and series, Stressbuster: Top 3 ways to unplug, published for the Examiner.com.