Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tweeting at Your Meeting? Maybe Not!

My last post talked about some of the advantages of using Twitter in a meeting: Keeping the audience’s attention; speeding up feedback; spontaneity; and enabling shy audience members to participate.
But I’m not sure the plusses would outweigh the minuses in most situations.  I think it depends on what else is happening while the tweeting is…


Go Ahead: Let Them Tweet at Your Meeting

No one knows better than I do the perils of having an audience use Twitter. I’ve been writing and speaking on the problem of digital distractions for years. The verdict is in on multitasking – we can’t do it; whenever we try to do two things at once, both tasks suffer, especially when both tasks involve…