I was talking to someone on his cell phone the other day, and I could hear the computerized voice of his GPS barking out directions. Turn left at next intersection. I cut the interview as short as possible to avoid distracting him as he was driving away from the Miami airport but also because I … Continue reading “news-press.com: Life is complicated enough without extra voices”
Recently my publisher, Jossey-Bass, made an offer on my second book. They were the ones who published The Myth of Multitasking and we expect that the second book will probably be released in spring of 2010. So, I am very excited about it.
The book deals with one question. I want to give you a little sneak peek and also give you an opportunity to participate in the development of this book. The question is “Are You Irreplaceable?”
Many parents raising children during this electronic age hold onto a secret hope that there is no downside to multitasking. Now, researchers believe that multi-tasking while doing homework can create problems that we never imagined. Most parents know the disturbing research that shows multi-tasking leads to an increase in car crashes. Now, researchers maintain that … Continue reading “Newsadvance: Multi-tasking generation hits the wall”
One comment I hear from people occasionally is, “Dave, you must just have an incredible amount of discipline to be able to follow through with all this stuff.” My response I think surprises them a lot of times. I tell them that the reason why I stick to this program and the reason why the clients that I work with are still living it two to three years down the road isn’t because of discipline. It is because of conditioning.
IN a world with grocery store television screens, digitally delivered movie libraries and cellphone video clips, the average American is exposed to 61 minutes of TV ads and promotions a day. Some people may think that amount seems excessive. But “people don’t seem to be getting up and running away,” said Jack Wakshlag, chief research … Continue reading “NYTIMES.COM: 8 Hours a Day Spent on Screens, Study Finds”