Corporate meeting and event professionals work long hours, late nights and weekends. We’re always in quest of the perfect destination, the ideal program, looking for the “the next great idea”. Or as one former colleague used to say, “We’re all just a bunch of adrenaline
It’s as pervasive and inevitable as death, taxes and the common cold. If you’ve hung your hat in a few organizations over the years, some of them (if not most or all) could likely use stronger leadership, not only at the top but in the
A buddy of mine once described a tradeshow environment as “a total assault on the senses”. Though he said it kiddingly, it actually made a lot of sense to me when I thought about it later. Consider when you enter a convention hall, the lighting
Anybody who has ever darkened the doors of a college classroom knows why the larger ones are called Lecture Halls and not Discussion Dens. In a twist of irony, the intent is to teach by talking when, in fact, learning would take place more meaningfully
When you’re a dedicated meeting professional and you take your job very seriously, you often find yourself holding a two-edged sword. On one hand, you know yesterday’s outta-the-park successful event is very quickly tomorrow’s been-there-before, ho-hummer of a program. Time doesn’t stand still and neither
Tags6 Biz Books That Will Sharpen Your Focus And Help You Succeed In 2019 … And Beyond!
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
Tags7 Lessons And Reminders Found In The Ashes Of The Fyre Festival Flop
I recently watched the Netflix-produced documentary called Fyre - The Greatest Party That Never Happened (there’s a similar documentary on Hulu entitled Fyre Fraud) about the ill-fated “luxury music festival” targeted at status-hungry, affluent Millennials that quickly devolved from a can’t-miss / have-to-be-there happening to
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.
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
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