Phone sits on desk in front of me. I can read personal email and participate in this forum while I continue to use my work computer for.... Work!
I also sit the phone on a little tray next to me at night. If my wife wants to watch Dancing with the Stars I can watch Boss or Doctor Who or whatever on my phone keeping my hands free to continuously snack and drink. I use a Bluetooth earpiece to listen as I watch my shows on the phone through xfinity app.
The stand makes viewing much more comfortable.