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I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

“I’m still standing, yeah, yeah, yeah,” proclaims my friend and event management colleague, Marcus White, in this blog post. It’s his victory shout about dealing with the changing world of events management, and life in general, since COVID-19 hit. He offers brilliant...

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Navigating the Tricky Waters of Virtual Events

Navigating the Tricky Waters of Virtual Events

The world of event management has gone full virtual. I think it’s safe to say we’re now in full swing with virtual experiences. Over the last five months, we’ve all watched and experienced how companies, non-profits, government agencies, and more have shifted their...

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Keep the Flame Going without Burning Out

Keep the Flame Going without Burning Out

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, company employee, or freelance wizard, I suspect that you—like me—are often flirting with the dangers of burnout. We work hard, move fast, and probably say “sure, I can do that!” far too often. Our candles are not only burning at both ends, they’re burning in the middle, on top and below—running the risk of getting snuffed out.

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Traveling Solo Means Freedom

Traveling Solo Means Freedom

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, traveling solo can be a freeing experience or a trying one. But mostly, I find traveling by myself to be exhilarating. You see, perceive, and experience things differently when you’re not in the comfort zone of friends, family and business colleagues.

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When in Doubt, Hire it Out

When in Doubt, Hire it Out

Your business is growing. There are promising clients and strategic partners to pursue. You have scads of exciting product ideas you want to explore.

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Tricks of the Event Management Trade

Tricks of the Event Management Trade

Managing major corporate events is part art and part science. It takes enormous creativity and meticulous organization to pull off a successful, productive, memorable event. An event with great memories, that is. Not the more typical recollections: snore-inducing presentations, painful ice breakers, and rubber chicken meals.

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