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  • Meeting 100 new people in 100 days. Join me?

     
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PYM Advice & Best Practices

On the road again? You really can fit fitness in

Finding the time for fitness — even in small doses — is enough to recharge your body and mind, and improve how you work while traveling.

Know your terms: A hierarchy of unwanted events

Here’s one way to classify intrusions and impediments to our workdays. Do you have a favorite?

To tip or not to tip, that is the question

When in doubt I recommend going with your heart.

Meeting 100 new people in 100 days. Join me?

The slower pace of summer makes networking significantly more rewarding.

Overcoming 8 arguments to fitness breaks

It’s common for those at meetings and to sit for long periods and consume a lot of information in short bursts. Exercise can help, and we’re not talking a mile-long run.

On Jim Barto, the Atlanta Hilton and doing the right thing

In the case of longtime senior sales manager Jim Barto, everyone at the Atlanta Hilton Downtown did the right thing down to the last detail.

Holiday planning is cool when the weather’s hot

Christmas in July? You bet! Seasoned planners know now is the best time to act.

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Planner's Corner

Test your connections

Did you know there’s an online calculator you can use to see what kind of Internet speed your group will need? The APEX Bandwidth Calculator errs on the side of too much bandwidth, but it will give you a baseline from which to start venue negotiations. Once you’re on-site, you can test the speed in guest [...]

Let’s get high, Part 2

Real organizers eliminate nonessential information. High achievers stay focused …

Let’s get high, Part 1

Real achievers take time to recharge. High achievers know when to relax …

Creating no-cell zones … really!

If bandwidth or tech-driven distractions are a concern at your meeting or event, consider creating a no-tech zone.

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