Are Email and Social Media Ruining Your Vacations?

With or Without Your Cell phone

With or Without?

Be honest. Were you constantly checking your company email and social media accounts this past holiday weekend?

The summer vacation season started with the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. Since the advent of the Internet, most of us find that we’re tethered to our smart phones because business colleagues and clients expect that we’ll be available 24/7, even when on vacation or PTO (Paid Time Off).

We all know we need a break from work to refresh ourselves. Harvard calls this predictable time off. In a study of consultants at Boston Consulting Group, Harvard researchers learned that productivity improved when consultants were …Read more…