Smartphones aren't the problem: Don't ask me to leave mine behind

We are adults, and we should be able to make responsible decisions
  • There isn’t anything wrong with smartphones, but sometimes there is something wrong with the way people use them.
  • There are people who spend their whole day with their face looking down at their phone.
  • As grown-ups we get to decide what is best for us -- including when we use our smartphones.

A couple of weeks ago, I got to spend an amazing weekend in the woods way up in Northern Minnesota. I attended a camp for entrepreneurs and artists and assorted “dreamers” and “doers.” It was all made possible because of my smartphone.