They not only hit home runs, their carefully choreographed dance routines are a home run with the crowd. They hurl fastballs as well as they hurl bananas into the stands. They turn double-plays as slickly as they turn the turnstiles. Who are they … ?
Corporate Meetings & Events: Is It Time To Go Bananas?
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Sir Richard Steele, a 17th-century Irish author, playwright and politician, once said, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body”. And since those New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and exercise more are but a distant memory, I’m tossing you a “do
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Always eagerly anticipated with purposeful pre-show leaks of new gee-whiz tech, wireless, and digital gadgetry, CES may be the lone exception to the ad slogan What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. What happens in Sin City this week is shared around the globe immediately.
Ever Wonder How Salvation Army’s Red Kettles Became A Holiday Icon?
They’re as much a part of the holiday season as Christmas trees, Santa Claus and red-nosed reindeer. And I venture to say everyone’s eyes reading these words right now have seen them, and probably the vast majority of you have slipped a folded dollar bill
Is It Time To Take A Fresh Look At Your Leadership Style?
Just as there are “nine ways to Sunday” and “more than one way to skin a cat” (if you’re so inclined) there’s a huge variety of leadership styles that have worked successfully in business, athletics and on the battlefield over the years. There’s one style
If You Want To Survive The Meetings And Events Industry, You Must Read This … Now!
If it seems the world moves faster and faster these days, it’s only because it does. This is not some off-handed, semi-serious declaration offered as an excuse because the To-Do List has become tome-ish. It’s fact. And the pace of change is currently outpacing the
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No matter where you turn, we are all on information overload, and conventions can become just one more flood of too much content that interrupts the running of our businesses. However, many franchise organizations have found imaginative and collaborative ways to get their business-critical content
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NOTE: This is Installment 2 in a periodic series of blogs highlighting industry practices that can have a negative impact on your corporate meeting or event budget. (Click here to read Installment 1. - “Everyone Loves a Surprise -- Except When It Comes to Event
In tough times, customer service makes all the difference
A couple of weeks back, my wife and I endured a very scary weekend that involved our young son, Aidan, needing to make several trips to the emergency room for a food-related issue. He was severely dehydrated, anxious and obviously uncomfortable. And we were scared,