Thursday, July 25, 2019

“Personal technology is redefining what it means to be a workaholic.”
– Lt. Col. Steven Wick –

Cognitive interference and fatigue. Information overload. Sleep deprivation.

The U.S. Army is concerned that its future leaders are at increased risk for all of the above problems and that a contributing factor is the overuse of technology. Additionally, there’s a worry that the constant flow of tech-driven information, interruptions and distractions may have a negative impact on your ability to think strategically. Click here for a recent essay on the subject and, the next time your phone dings, consider not only whether it really requires your immediate attention but what that disruption is preventing you from focusing on.