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Top Travel Tips

Top Travel Tips
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Whether you’re traveling domestically or internationally, for business or personal reasons, keep these quick tips in mind to ensure a stress-free travel experience.

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Transparency in Communication

Transparency in Communication
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

As someone who has led event planning organizations for Fortune 200 companies for the last 20+ years, I often get questions such as, “What is the secret to really effective event planning and execution?” or, “What’s that magical skillset or piece of know-how that will give me the edge?”

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Feedback

Feedback
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The concept of feedback does not have to be stressful or frustrating. A great way to approach it is to see it as an opportunity. Giving feedback can help build trust between you and your team. It can make your team stronger and function more productively. Receiving feedback can help you learn more about yourself and how others perceive you.

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Shift from the Logistic to the Strategic Meetings Professional

Shift from the Logistic to the Strategic Meetings Professional
Friday, March 22, 2019

As the meetings and events profession has grown, meetings professionals have become more strategic in their approach to creating an experience, answering to executives and delivering results to stakeholders.

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Please Make Me Do This

Please Make Me Do This
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

There are many ways to enhance your event's sustainability. In this post, let’s talk about one such approach and solution – the excess food that is prepared but not served at the event.

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Don’t Fade with Fads, Triumph with Trends!

Don’t Fade with Fads, Triumph with Trends!
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

As meetings professionals, we are always on the lookout for the next big thing, that Wow Factor that sparks interest in guests and ignites conversation about your must-attend events. How do you achieve this?

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GOAT Yoga – We Kid You Not!

GOAT Yoga – We Kid You Not!
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

What do GOAT yoga, a brand icon and the NBA Finals have in common?

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Are New Year’s Resolutions Outdated?

Are New Year’s Resolutions Outdated?
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Your typical New Year’s resolution is not effective because it is unrealistic and overly complicated. The hack is simple: Set a realistic, measurable, achievable goal at which you cannot fail.

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Continue Outsmarting Your Smartphone

Continue Outsmarting Your Smartphone
Friday, January 4, 2019

For those that attended or may have missed my 2018 FICP Annual Conference session, Outsmarting your Smartphone, here are five ways that you can make your phone work for you. 

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Strategic Planning in the New Year

Strategic Planning in the New Year
Monday, December 3, 2018

As you reflect on 2018 and set goals for 2019, ask yourself: Am I planning transactional meetings or am I creating transformational meetings with a purpose that are aligned to my company’s goals and objectives? 

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