As was true with the advent of the printing press and the postal service, email will likely go down in history as a dramatic invention that changed the way humans connect.  But, over-reliance on email has its drawbacks.  It is not a one-size-fits-all communication tool.  Here are some signals that it’s time to step back from email and […]

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Many experts believe that technology is making us increasingly isolated, particularly in the workplace. In a recent Society for Human Resource Management interview, best-selling author Dan Schawbel offers tips for maintaining the human connection.  Here are a few. Use electronic calendars to schedule meetings, but when there, be present and use the time to develop strong team […]

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Are you addicted to your devices? Never without them? Do you respond reflexively to every beep, buzz and ding? Researchers at Australia’s James Cook University recently noted the rising market for digital-device free holidays. So, if you’re fatigued by technology’s ever-present intrusion into your life, take a digital-free vacation or staycation. This expanding approach is […]

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