Date: 10/12/2013

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Distracted walking: look up from your smartphone

I knew it was time to write this when I started shouting out loud at strangers as I crossed the road: “Watch out! Look up from your phone!” I don’t know if you’ve noticed it too. Distracted walking seems to have suddenly got worse. What’s distracted walking? It’s walking along a street or a road while staring down at your smartphone (scrolling, typing or looking at a map, for example)….

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Date: 19/08/2013

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10 signs digital distraction is harming your business

Is digital distraction harming your business? This common office ailment saps productivity, increases stress, and redefines the very essence of ‘work’. Here’s how to spot if it’s happening in your office. 1) Default always on When you walk round the office, most people have email open on their computer screen. They allow near constant interruptions, and instead of completing tasks in a focused and productive way, divert their attention every…

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Date: 30/07/2013

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10 signs that you’re digitally distracted

We often don’t even realise that we’re digitally distracted, or notice how much our behaviour has changed. But by being aware of this, and making simple changes, we can make a huge difference to our productivity, health, and relationships.   These are 10 signs you could be suffering from digital distraction. 1) You have a vice-like grip on your phone You carry your phone with you at all times –…

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Date: 24/07/2013

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10 ways to tackle digital overload

Smartphone getting all the attention in your house?  Teenagers texting not talking? Here are 10 tips to help you and your children deal with digital overload.   1. Start small Relatively recently we were learning how to switch our phones on for the first time (remember your first mobile?). But now, we’ve forgotten where the off button is. With our phones next to us all the time, we allow near constant interruptions….

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