If you have kids you know that when you’re talking to them they often have their cell phones out and they’re paying half attention you half attention to their phone. It’s no different in the business world as we see so many people distracted by their digital devices. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked into a meeting only to find PowerPoint or other such devices distracting from presentations. What happened to talking? What happened to small talk?
I was recently reminded by Gui Costin of Dakota investments to focus on what’s important. To show respect by looking people in the eye and paying attention when they’re speaking.
Below is the signed he created for meetings