Shut Off Your Blackberry

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Blackberry Interruptions

Issue: There have been lots of discussions regarding President Obama’s use of his Blackberry, and whether he’ll be able to use it as president. While this technological wonder can be very helpful at work, it can also be a significant distraction to your home life.

Are you really that important at work that you can’t be without your Blackberry for a couple of days a week? Do you really need to take it wherever you go, including vacations? What messages are communicated to your family about how important they are in relationship to work?

Try this:

If you really think you need to check on work throughout the weekend, set aside a specific time when your children are not around when you can check on your Blackberry once a day. Other than that, shut it off, put it away, and focus on the people in your life who really matter.

 

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