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Sorry, I Have to Take This: Breaking Free from Digital Distractions
With insistent cell-phone calls, incessant e-mails, and the constant temptation to surf the web or troll social media sites, digital distraction is one of the most challenging problems business professionals face in the "Too Much Information Age." It steals their time, wastes their money, and generally decreases their ability to react creatively and coherently to today's ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 20th 2013 by Createspace
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This is an essential book in our modern era of digital distraction, and the book highlights an issue often ignored. The authors present the information in a memorable manner that rings all too true for most professionals. The lessons and principles identified will not only allow an enriched family life, but also a more productive and effective workplace.
Although billed as a business book offering practical suggestions to business professionals interested in controlling their use of cell-phones, texting, e-mail, and social media, this book is more than that. It is a real-life story that explores the impact of digital devices on relationships in general--on family and friends as well as business associates--helping readers understand the problem while leading them gently, and, I think, entertainingly to solutions. I heartily recommend it to ...more
Rust and Kramer have created a believable and engaging story about a flawed, but decent man who learns invaluable lessons about what matters most both in the workplace and at home. The principles outlined in this book will make anyone consider carefully about the ways they use digital technology in their life. Following these principles can result in greater productivity, more rewarding relationships, and frankly, a better, more controlled use of technology.