Here, we explore five tips for speaking confidently and persuasively with undecided stakeholders to help you realize your vision.
There’s a good reason why conflict and collaboration go hand in hand. Always agreeing might be your default when you lack confidence in your idea and want to save face, however, it functions more as a one-way street to boring town. Positive conflict can be a productive way to prod your team to discover innovative […]
When you are able to create an event team of your choosing, as Mom always said, “Make good choices!”
The main question: Do you want them to watch and walk away, or participate and stay?
For both experts and newbies, less is more.
Communication basics are a practical necessity.
Written communication can make us look like a superstar or an idiot in the blink of an eye. Some tips …
As meeting planners, we are champions of the power of live, face-to-face communication.
The room has been set to perfection, the swag bags have been filled with your favorite giveaway items, and the last item on the magical check list has been crossed off. Now it is time to close your eyes, take a deep breath and pray that the attendees will arrive. No matter how well designed, […]
For many planners, one of the biggest hesitations to begin implementing green practices is not cost or desire, it is the fear of not doing enough, thereby not being considered green … but a greenwasher! What exactly is greenwashing? Wikipedia defines greenwashing as: “the practice of companies disingenuously spinning their products and policies as environmentally […]
Teamwork continues to be a crucial element in the success of an organization. Yet, many team-building events have been given the label of “just fun and games,” and its value fades in a couple of days. This does not have to be the case.
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Whether you’re giving your board a summary of the results from a recent conference, pitching a new idea to business partners or trying to sell your boss on a new concept, it’s important to know how to give a professional business presentation. Here are some practical pointers for meeting planners, conference organizers or anyone who […]