Monthly Archives: November 2010

Don’t Let Distractions at Holiday Time Get You Down

Loaded down with holiday packages, Steve braces himself against the bitter wind as he searches the mall parking lot for his car. When he finally reaches his sedan, he sets a large box on the roof and digs into his … Continue reading

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UNPLUG for the holidays

You’re putting the turkey in the oven or running out the door to get to Thanksgiving dinner and the phone rings. Should you answer? Consider unplugging for the holidays so that you can focus on and enjoy close friends and … Continue reading

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Every Author’s Worst Nightmare (distraction)

What are the costs and consequences of being distracted? Besides the oft-cited dangers of texting while driving, there are the costly mistakes due to inattention and the speed of technology. For example, Jonathan Franzen, best selling author of The Corrections, … Continue reading

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Defeating the Technology Demon of Distraction

Welcome to my blog! In this space, throughout November we’ll be discussing ways of defeating the “Demons of Distraction,” starting first with the one that seems to be in the news most these days, The Technology Demon—which is on the … Continue reading

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