90% of People Admit to Multitasking in Online Meetings
We’ve all done it: press the mute button and do something else. The trouble is, we think we’re saving time – but actually we’re wasting it: ours and everyone elses. The science is clear: multitaskers perform worse than those who complete one task at a time. They have less focus, are worse at switching tasks, worse at organising information and more easily distracted.
But staying focussed on conference calls and webinars is difficult. We try to concentrate, yet before we know it our brain is diverted down rabbit holes of thought.
So as a meeting leader, what can you do to keep participants engaged and switched-on? As a participant: what can you do to stop yourself from zoning out? Here are 10 tips to turn that boring webinar into an enriching experience for everyone: