- Some successful people take long breaks from email and digital technology (or don’t use them at all).
- Still, they manage to be rockstars in fields like tech, finance, and fashion.
- Below, see nine of those people, including John Paul DeJoria, who doesn’t use computers, and Karlie Kloss, who takes a weekly digital detox.
When you’re the founder or CEO of a company, it’s a given that people are going to be vying for your time and attention. It’s your choice how to respond.
Some of those CEOs and founders opt to be glued to their phones all day, checking email and the news. Others opt to limit the energy they devote to digital technology, going hours, days, and sometimes weeks without checking in.
Below, we’ve listed nine successful people who have spoken publicly about digital detoxing, checking out, and going off the grid. Read on to find out how and why they do it: