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Strong Suit 245: His Near-Death Experience Breathes New Life Into Your Hiring

By September 13, 2018 No Comments

Alex Salkever is a confessed former tech addict who had a near-death experience texting while driving.

That event got him fascinated by the topic of how tech affects our brain.

And it ain’t pretty.

So, he just published his conclusions in the new book “Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain”

And there are many implications for how – and who – you hire. It’s vital to find compatible working styles, with regard to inescapable technology.

He is a columnist for Fortune and Guest Researcher at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.

Alex has been a senior executive at a number of Silicon Valley startups, most recently at Mozilla.