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Think about the benefits of unplugging

Lou Pizante

A recent New York Times article and viral video about pervasive smartphone use ask, “Is experiencing life through a small screen distracting us from living our lives and forming real connections?” We all know distraction is a big problem in the workplace. We're addicted to responding to endless alert chimes from apps or texts. We feel compelled to share our every move (or mood) with our "networks" throughout the day. And that's just a small sample of how we spend our time glued to our smartphone

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