Saturday, February 18, 2012

Action 051 - Be Present.

Go out to a restaurant or bar. Look at the tables around you. Odds are good that many people are texting or web surfing instead of interacting with the people right in front of them. I'm terrible about doing that, and I really want to change that behavior.



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Action 051 - Be Present. If someone is important enough that I decide to spend time with them, they are important enough to deserve my full attention. Going forward, I'll make a more conscious choice when (or even, if) I will reach for my cell when I should be fully engaged with those friends around me.

4 comments:

  1. Amen to that, John. Nothing more irritating than spending time with people who are constantly looking for attention from a digital world versus those around them.

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  2. Agreed.

    (I have a question though...what's on the wall behind the people in the pic? Is that a Klimpt??) :)

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  3. Wow, you are good! I had to Google that, because I had no idea what that was. But if I had to guess, I'd say you are correct.

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  4. I just LOOOOOVE his work. :) When I own our own place, I'll probably dedicate a full wall somewhere to one of his pieces.

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