FUN FACT – “Your cell phone is 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat…Because people are always carrying their cell phones even in situations where they would normally wash their hands before doing anything, cell phones do tend to get pretty gross,” says Emily Martin, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.” – https://time.com/4908654/cell-phone-bacteria/
Being Mentally and Emotionally Distant from the People in the Same Room with You is Not a Good Thing
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “There is something in the way that we are now, with our cell phones, and people are not looking at each other and not being in the moment with each other, that kids feel isolated.” – Lady Gaga (The singer, songwriter, and actress who became a household name in 2008, as a result of the release of her debut album, The Fame. This album was nominated for several awards during 2008 and for an incredible six Grammy Awards, including the actual Album of the Year. Her album and the song “Poker Face” won Best Electronic/Dance Album and Best Dance Recording, respectively, at the 52nd Grammy Awards. The album also won International Album at the 2010 BRIT Awards.)
Most Times the Person Who is the Most Engaged On Social Media Is the Most Disengaged in Their Life
NOTABLE QUOTABLE –
“Maybe I should try to find the old me
Take me to the places and the people that know me.
Tryin’ to disconnect, thinking maybe you could show me
If there’s so many people here, then why am I so lonely?
Can I get a connection?
Can I get, can I get a connection?
Can I get a connection?
Can I get, can I get a connection?”
The hit pop song Connection written and recorded by OneRepublic and Ryan
Tedder who is the Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and producer who has written and produced singles with artists such as U2, Paul McArtney, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Adele, Birdy, Alsou, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Leona Lewis, Logic, Jennifer Hudson, Alexandra Burke, the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé Knowles, Jordin Sparks, Ludacris, Gavin DeGraw, James Blunt, James Morrison, Hilary Duff, Timbaland, Bubba Sparxxx, Clay Aiken, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Whitney Houston, Westlife, Daughtry, Mario, Tamar Kaprelian, Tiësto and so many, many, artists. During college, Ryan was the hardest worker in our dorm rooms and he is still the hardest working person that I have ever met. Jonathan Kelly is the second hardest man that I have ever met, but if he were single, he would give Ryan Tedder a run for his money. Ryan Tedder, FUN FACT – The song “Last Goodbye” by Jeff Buckley is the song that changed Ryan Tedder’s life. Don’t believe me? Watch this video – OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder Reveals The Song That Changed His Life
The More People Earn, The Less They Use Their Smartphone
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “I hate phones. All businesses are personal businesses, and I
always try my best to get back to people, but sometimes the barrage of calls is so enormous that if I just answered calls I would do nothing else.” – Vera Wang (The American fashion designer, entrepreneur and former figure skater who is now worth a reported $650 million dollars.)
When You Allow Your Smartphone to Control You, You Miss the Opportunities Sitting Right Next to You
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “I was once sitting on a tube (British for Subway), and someone was playing my song so loudly through their ear phones next to me. I just stayed silent and chuckled to myself.” – Sam Smith (Sam Smith is an English singer and songwriter who was born in London, England. Smith became internationally known in October of 2012, when he was featured on Disclosure’s hit song, “Latch.” Throughout his career, he has been nominated for the 2014 BRIT Critics’ Choice Award, and he won the award for the Best Pop Vocal Album, Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and nominations for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
FUN FACT – “Justin Rosenstein (the inventor of the Facebook “Like” feature) purchased a new iPhone and instructed his assistant to set up a parental-control feature to prevent him from downloading any apps…Rosenstein appears most concerned about the psychological effects on people who, research shows, touch, swipe or tap their phone 2,617 times a day…And Rosenstein should know: he was the Facebook engineer who created the “like” button in the first place.” – https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopia
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “Most people are sitting on their own diamond mines. The surest ways to lose your diamond mine are to get bored, become overambitious, or start thinking that the grass is greener on the other side. Find your core focus, stick to it, and devote your time and resources to excelling at it.” – Gino Wickman (The best-selling author of the iconic entrepreneurial book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business)
Exhibit V –
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “Each day is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to Him.” – T.D. Jakes (The producer, pastor, entrepreneur and author of 50 + books, who has written 15 best-selling books, who employs 350 + employees, the man who preaches every sunday at his church, The Potter’s House which is watched live by 6,000 congregants in attendance, streamed online by over 30,000 – 40,000 people, and whose messages are heard by 80 million homes per week.)
Exhibit W –
FUN FACT – “Researchers have known that the amygdala, a pair of almond-sized bundles of nerve fibers in the middle of the brain that help process emotion, memory and fear, are involved in anxiety disorders.” – https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2009/12/brain-scans-show-distinctive-patterns-in-people-with-generalized-anxiety-disorder-in-stanford-study.html
Exhibit X –
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