While talking about his iPhone home screen on MacSparky, Kourosh Dini (author of Creating Flow with OmniFocus) answers the question, How many times a day do you use your iPhone/iPad? Dini’s answer is a very thought-provoking aside about non-reactive working.
One thing I actively work on, and have been actively working on for sometime, is maintaining a non-reactive mode of working. Fortunately, or unfortunately, as technology continues its steady advance promising “convenience”, I believe it’s not really a convenience which it delivers. Rather, it’s a shortening of a distance between thought and action. If I’m not careful, this can lead to a more reactive way of working — checking email, twitter, and the like reflexively.
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