You’ve seen the heads glancing down, texting, scrolling or smirking - you know your team is multi-tasking. Who can blame them? Our devices are so addictive.
When attendees are on their phones and listening, they aren’t doing either very well.
When you’re presenting and you notice them multi-tasking, you might feel offended or be defeated. Go ahead and ban devices from the meeting - but make sure to sweeten the deal by shortening its length.
If you see the group twitching, it might be time to end the meeting, or at least take a check-in break.
Gotta go, my phone is buzzing…