Mobile Technology Is Causing A Personal Energy Crisis

Mobile Technology Is Causing A Personal Energy Crisis

The new non-stop work environment facilitated by mobile devices has created a human energy deficit that we're desperately trying and failing to make up for.

Michael Brooks
  • 23 march 2011

We all know something about the global energy crisis, but how aware are we of our very own “personal energy” crisis?Writer and business consultant Tony Schwartz argues that ever increasing work demands, constant travel and lack of sufficient rest is causing a personal energy crises across industries. Schwartz notes that even as our new work lives mirror the effortless continuity of computer technologies — from day to night, inside to outside, in transit, we can now work anywhere, yet our bodies are simply unable to keep up with this new pace.

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