That tiny piece of networking gold speaks volumes about your professionalism and respect for potential colleagues.
Email communications are ripe for misunderstandings. These tips should help you get the most out of your e-correspondence.
The mentor/mentee system is invaluable and worth preserving. Here are a few thoughts.
The No. 1 rule your first time out of the gate on company money is to find out exactly how much you have to spend.
Inherently, planners are leaders. That makes us wonderful assets to clients. The challenge is when you put us in a room together.
Decide in advance what your goals are in attending an event, and how you can best achieve them.
It’s a paradox. The more admirably you perform and the more others comes to rely on you, the more they expect.
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.
Make the tool work for you and not vice versa. You’ll get more work done and feel better about all of it.
Preparation and following a plan can take the sting out of meeting colleagues for the first time.
I write many of these articles due to an experience that I have had with a client. If you follow me at all, you’ll find that I often stress that great planning up front, makes all the difference in the world. Especially, when it comes to mitigating a short fall. Attrition is something better avoided […]
In the face of continued low occupancy and less overall meeting activity, many of the national hotel chains are moving away from the personal relationship-building sales experience upon which their loyal customer base was built. Now, sales teams that may as well be located on what seem to be opposite sides of the country contend for my, and your, hotel business.
Every time you meet someone, you are an ambassador for your company. Meetings and events puts planners front and center and in a business that’s built on relationships, business etiquette and good old-fashioned manners play an important role. Here are some important things to keep in mind: