We live in a disturbed world. Not the disturbed that unloads a gun on people in a Colorado movie theater, but the disturbed that interrupts what we do every 23 seconds. According to author John Freeman,
600 million emails are sent every 10 minutes. (Ever feel that most of them land in your inbox)?
65% of North Americans spend more time with their computers than with their spouses.
The average corporate worker spends 40% of his or her time sending or receiving emails.
49% of all drivers with cell phones text while driving.
When was the last time you had lunch with someone where his or her phone didn’t ring, beep, or play the annoying part of a rock song? How often do you lay your phone on top of the table, just in case a life changing email were to come through? (By the way, has it?) (more…)