Jun 16, 2022
#technologymindfulness #humansfirst #jimjimsreinventionrevolution
Rob Krecak’s latest passion is technology mindfulness and he’s on a mission to positively impact 1 Billion people by tackling the negative effects technology can have on daily life. Listen to JJRR 96 as this former Wallstreeter turned tech repair shop franchisee describes how repeated challenging encounters in communicating with his youthful smartphone repair customers inspired him to begin researching effects of technology on the mind and body. Now the founder of Humans First, Rob is trumpeting technology mindfulness and bringing solutions to battle potential negative effects.
04:58s Technology mindfulness – using technology to serve you; not being enslaved by it
07:35s Getting addicted to video games as a by product of low self esteem
09:46s Business model of social media – capturing attention
13:02s Stats on screentime and the isolating reality of metaverse
16:12s Physiological effects of tech isolation: hugs make a difference!
19:35s Humans First – A technology mindfulness consultancy
22:22s Techniques / reasons to reduce smartphone time / email
27:21s Unroll.me, Tool to help unsubscribe from email lists
28:51s Having “career ADD” and escaping from Wall Street
31:45s No entrepreneurial family background, wanting to have a bigger impact
36:20s Getting in and out of UBREAKIFIX franchises during Covid
37:45s Breaking down the vision of Humans First: impacting 1 billion people
42:22s Staying open: standing firm in your beliefs but open to change
47:08s Mindset and grit – work ethic as a superpower: grind it out
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