Advice & Best Practices

Case study: Road to DIY hybrid success full of potholes

I began to get nervous. My team and I are (self-proclaimed) event technology experts, but producing a livestreaming event is a whole other barrel of monkeys. More

Road rules for name-droppers

Never pretend a connection exists. Rely on your network to provide solid introductions and authentic referrals, and then always pay the kindness forward. More

Save it for later: Mindfulness is key to smart spending

The goal isn’t to stop spending altogether. It’s to be mindful of what you buy and how you feel afterward. More

8 strategies for handling the many faces of change

On many days, “change” seems to be the only constant in the life of a meeting professional. More

Ditch words. Use pictures to market your event.

Words alone can fail to evoke the same emotional connection or intellectual activity that a picture does. More

Hmmm … where does all the money go?

If you want to become master of your personal and professional finances, you have to make friends with your spending habits and Excel spreadsheets. More

A planner’s best friend? Tracking spend (truly)

The financial aspect of our jobs isn’t easy, and it isn’t one that comes naturally to everyone. But we’re all expected to do it and do it well. More

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