Best Practices

Planners, pay attention to things you can’t control

Doing your homework -- around weather, customs, politics and more -- will ensure your event is memorable for all the right reasons.  More

Successful strategic planning keeps it simple, specific

Strategic planning is a tool. Make sure it's something you can live with, not something you'll avoid. More

21 ways to gauge your work-life balance

On which part of the spectrum do you fall? This list might open some eyes. More

MSAs: Third-party planners and suppliers beware!

Master of Service agreements are the first step into a relationship with a new client. Step carefully. More

Best in show is a relative thing with mobile apps

With some honest self-evaluation and thoughtful insight, that new little conference app in the window can be your new best friend. More

Back to Dallas, plus standing up for yourself

I'm thrilled that my column smacking a bit on Dallas' private dining scene did exactly what I wanted it to do: Get people talking. More

Math with metrics: Convert with confidence!

When traveling abroad, the language changes even when English is spoken, but the real humdinger is making metric conversions. More


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