For sure this is on the high-tech spectrum of use of technology in personal life, but it gives a great perspective on how the technology we can use in our personal lives inevitably increases our performance. Why not promote this in the work place?
Austria is not far away, but somehow the journey takes me longer than it does to get to Singapore. It’s not down to any inefficiency in the Swiss Train network, which offered a profuse apology for the one minute delay, but more likely down to my circuitous route and last minute planning. However that circular route and ‘just in time‘ booking gave me an incredibly cheap holiday. How? Not because i’m a great travel planner, but rather because of the host of sites dedicated to finding me the best deal: performance in the moment, enhanced by thoughtful technology. It’s the nature of the Social Age. I can decide to go skiing, then just go skiing. Barely any planning required.
But that was just the start: being willing and able to use the technology and free enough to jump at the last minute got me to the…
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