From Kristi: At every industry event I’ve been to in the past year, I’ve met recently laid off meeting planners. With the current unpredictable state of affairs and the rising unemployment rate, many people are wondering what they’re going to be thankful for next year. So I thought it would be worth sharing career coach […]
The key to success in our current industry seems to hinge on one word: flexibility. We see the U.S. financial market sitting on a seesaw with the global economy, creating ups and downs that require balance and tenacity. With one tip, the meeting professional can teeter, but a strong hold on creative solutions will level […]
By Christine Born When I used the word “recession” in a recent “good news” email about companies that took advantage of difficult times in the past and came out ahead, I got some negative feedback. People don’t like to say the word out loud. Generally, government and financial advisors, news commentators and press reports dance […]
Whether you label it a “recession” or not, everyone is tightening their belts. What’s a planner to do?