Human Connection

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New York City Is a Kinder Place Than You Think

Social media digitally connects us to the world's latest news and trends. All of this is convenient, but I believe it comes at a cost -- the loss of what I like to call "the human connection." Recently, I went on a trip with my wife and in-laws and discovered that the human connection does still exist, and to my surprise it was where I least expected it... New York City.
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It's All About Relationships

Everything is about relationships! However, not every relationship is the same. Relationships are the foundations of our existence, and no matter what your mission in life is, we should focus on creating and sustaining relationships because relationships improve all aspects of our lives.
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Thousands of Texts, But No Connection

The pervasiveness of email, text and chat has made it easy for every one of us to find a multitude of channels to communicate over great distances. We've grown dependent on these media but it has also moved us one step further away from human contact. We've lost all context and connections with our friends and families because we've insulated ourselves in these devices.
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The Lazy Susan Cell Phone Experiment

The next time you are sitting down to dinner, politely request that everyone turn off their phones and put them in the middle of the table in a big bowl. Some people will belittle this experiment -- but don't listen -- they are afraid of unobstructed conversation.