Never pretend a connection exists. Rely on your network to provide solid introductions and authentic referrals, and then always pay the kindness forward.
Inherently, planners are leaders. That makes us wonderful assets to clients. The challenge is when you put us in a room together.
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.
The reasons people don't reply can be summarized by the phrase "fear of commitment."
Room advances are common among planners who want to make sure that VIPs find their lodging in perfect condition. Here are some things to watch out for.
A whoopee cushion is probably not your best choice for a business gift at the holidays. You must also be mindful of IRS rules, cultural etiquette and your reputation.
Whether you welcome or abhor the holiday season, there's some end-of-year protocol that needs your attention.