Over the past few weekends, tens of thousands of college graduates have walked across the stage, shaken hands with the Dean, waved to teary-eyed parents and left college – diplomas in hand – ready to change the world.
But first, at ceremonies from coast to coast, they received some real world advice courtesy of leaders who happily shares some of their life lessons.
“That thing” he’s referring to is your electronic device – a computer, laptop, smartphone, whatever.
“Take your eyes off the screen… Have a conversation – a real conversation…”
My first thought: Wow! What wonderfully practical advice for tomorrow’s workers (literally).
Workplace email is a major pain point for many professionals today. Part of that stems from poor email etiquette. But it’s also due to our constant attachment to electronic devices, which create an imbalance between work and life.