Phone etiquette in the age of constant connectivity seems to just get more complex. Here’s a simple and elegant way to reinforce your respect for the person you are meeting with, while also streamlining your meetings and increasing your productivity. It’s another terrific Productivity Hack and you can read the full article on Linked In via the link below!
“Something very bad happened with the arrival of the smartphone. Meetings got longer. The reason is that people started checking their email instead of paying attention to what was going on. As a result, we now spend more time in meetings while getting less done.
A little while ago, I started to hack my meetings with a simple trick. Whenever I go into one, I take my phone out of my pocket, switch it off in front of everyone, and place it face down on the table. It sits there for the whole meeting. I don’t even pick it up if we take a break”
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