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How Hyperconnectivity Can Prevent You From Connecting to the Person Right in Front of You

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

To Ivan Misner, founder of Business Network International (BNI), hyperconnectivity is perpetuating a state of constant partial attention that hinders communication, focus and follow-through.

In this video, Misner describes the risks and repercussions involved in this phenomenon in relationship to face-to-face networking and in your ability to achieve goals. He uses the example of people who remain buried in social media at networking meetings and even at big gala events. 

"This desire to connected digitally causes us to miss out on the opportunity to connect with the person directly in front of us."

Click play to find out how to function better in a hyperconnected world. 

Related: Global Rescue CEO Says His Team Spends Most of the Time Saving People From Themselves

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