There is good reason to be concerned about social connection in our current world. Loneliness is a growing health epidemic. We live in the most technologically connected age in the history of civilization, yet rates of loneliness have doubled since the 1980s. Today, over 40% of adults in America report feeling lonely, and research suggests that the real number may well be higher.

An extraordinary article by Vivek H. Murthy, former US Surgeon-General, for Harvard Business Review, arguing Reducing isolation at work is good for business.

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