It was very empowering to see how people interacted without their cell phone and it is something that I have since worked to spend less time engrossed in my phone.
– Participant

One reason why I really enjoy presenting my YP Summit breakout session, Improving your Art of Conversation, is checking smart phones at the door. As I have explained before, I am no Luddite, but it is rewarding to free attendees from the tyranny of technological tethers. Unhook yourself from yours occasionally.