Add up the points on our Convention Misery Index and see how good, or bad, your last event was. Have fun …
Challenger, Gray & Christmas says that 70 percent of companies will hold holiday parties this year, and only 30 percent will hold them on company premises. This sounds great — how generous of these companies to throw a party! How great for morale! There’s only one problem — no one wants to go. I did […]
When I go to a conference or corporate meeting off-site for a few days, it is important to have an agenda so things get done, but please, please, please stop planning every single minute. I know your job is to plan the meeting, but when you over-plan it, I will hate you for it. Why? […]
Last month I ranted about all the pieces of junk I got from corporate or vendors, and invited readers to tell me what the best and worst things they ever received were. I got a lot of responses, and the PYM staff and I discussed which were the worst and best. And the winners are: […]
Whether a vendor holiday gift to clients, a corporate gift, or a conference takeaway, there’s a lot of crap with corporate logos out there. And I’m sick of it. I have drawers full of crap, and it keeps coming. And so today I’m going to do something about it! That’s right — I’m going to complain.