Mobile phones, do you really want to always be available?
Do you really want to be available to everyone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? What I mean? A famous person once said the more available you are; plus everyone expects you to be available. People will get really angry if you aren’t immediately and consistently available instead of being happy when you call.
People who expect you to be available all the time can be annoying. Cell phone calls follow him everywhere, including the bathroom. Even during the night, when you want to rest, cell phones keep ringing and disturbing you. If he is important, no problem, but if he is very servile, why must he be disturbed so late?
Today in this modern society, we live and with the proliferation of cell phones we see people talking everywhere and everywhere. When used for business, it can be very effective and valuable. However, for very humble issues, getting angry while sleeping and even while bathing can be quite annoying, if not completely unpleasant. However, if you are available all the time, you have created your own nightmare.
Cell phone etiquette is becoming a forgotten concept. You will see people talking loudly on the phone and disturbing nearby people in restaurants and even offices. I’m sure by now, once or twice in a meeting, you will notice that when a cell phone rings, almost everyone around you will immediately pick up their cell phone. If you were the one talking and then the person in front of you was talking on the phone, how would you feel? I’m sure you will feel belittled and ignored. Rude practice, and it should be changed.
It can help people who use cell phones to follow a certain degree of etiquette regarding cell phone use, especially in places where it may seem rude to use them or even when your cell phone rings.
When you are in a place of worship, you may need to leave your cell phone at home or at least turn it off if you don’t want to lose it. This is because the ringing phone will not only annoy you while you pray, it will annoy others as well. There is no need to show your expensive device in a place of worship.
During meetings, turn off your cell phone; It is rude for your phone to ring while someone is talking. Disruption can cause problems, especially when the meeting deals with extremely important topics. However, if you are waiting for a very important call, you can use your mobile phone’s vibrate mode to alert you when a call is coming and to leave the meeting if you need to answer the call. You can also inform the potential caller that you are in a meeting and cannot be disturbed.
When you are traveling and aboard an airplane, you will be asked to turn off your phone. This is because electronic devices can interfere with the aircraft’s avionics. Therefore, you need to turn off the phone for safety reasons. However, for extremely long flights, airlines allow mobile use at a certain time, if you really need to make a phone call, use this allotted time if necessary.
The mobile phone has become a necessity nowadays which is why most of the people use it and the mobile phone manufacturers have continuously developed different uses and functions for this very small device. Be globally competitive, but understand that being rude is not part of modernity. Follow a certain degree of etiquette; this will be very useful for you and your company.