Summary of Why Social Media Doesn’t Create Social Intelligence

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Why Social Media Doesn’t Create Social Intelligence summary
Become socially adept not by plugging into social media, but by being in the “right gear at the right time.”


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Leadership trainer Jeremie Kubicek outlines his theory of why social media usage doesn’t lead to “social intelligence.” He offers precepts and strategies for living a consciously determined life with clear goals and deep involvement in the lives of the people with whom you interact on a daily basis. He provides instructions on how to be “in the right gear at the right time” to achieve more productive outcomes and enriching relationships. getAbstract recommends Kubicek’s article to anyone who finds they are checking social media too often and might be losing touch with what’s going on right in front of them.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why social media may lead to diminishing returns in your everyday life,
  • How to set conscious goals and
  • How to focus on what’s going on right in front of you.


Do you check your Facebook feed as soon as you wake up each morning? How often do you walk down the street with your eyes glued to the screen of your smartphone? How many evenings have you and your loved ones spent staring at a TV, with little or no conversation among you? The more you connect virtually...
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About the Author

Jeremie Kubicek wrote the books 5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There Is Never Enough Time and Making Your Leadership Come Alive. He is the founder of Giant Worldwide, a leadership consultancy firm.

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