Ethics

How to handle interoffice power struggles

Inherently, planners are leaders. That makes us wonderful assets to clients. The challenge is when you put us in a room together. More

RSVP: Is anyone out there paying attention?

The reasons people don't reply can be summarized by the phrase "fear of commitment." More

Room advances: Look out for what’s left behind

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.  More

The do’s and don’ts of corporate gift-giving

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.  More

Holidays and work: Double trouble ahead

Whether you welcome or abhor the holiday season, there's some end-of-year protocol that needs your attention. More

The metaphysics of meetings
The metaphysics of meetings

Listen to attendees. Their collective wisdom is greater than any one presenter. More

Do you know how powerful you are?

As meeting and event planners, you are incredibly powerful. But, to quote Stan Lee's Spider-Man, "With great power, comes great responsibility."  More

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