Category Archives: How To

6 Tips to Tackle Your Most Important Tasks

Do you ever avoid the large, intimidating tasks on your to-do list–even when they are critical to your career journey? Read these expert tips to learn how you can reorganize your to-do list (and your day), and keep your career moving forward. (Photo: Flickr/john.schultz) Read the source article at forbes.com

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How to Engage Attendees in 8 Seconds

Recent research shows that the attention span of the average person is down to eight seconds (that’s one second shorter than the average goldfish). It makes sense since we are constantly inundated with real-time information right at our fingertips. However, as planners begin to map out next year’s events, how can they keep attendees fully engaged despite their short attention…

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Can Silence Make You a Better Negotiator?

Good communication skills are important to doing business, especially when it comes to negotiating. Yes, finding the right words can help you land deals, but listening can be equally as powerful when used strategically. Here are four benefits to buttoning up. Read the source article at Fast Company (Photo from Flickr)

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7 Steps to Reduce Event Food Waste

For any green event planner, food waste is a critical issue, but what is the process (beyond a simple checklist) to implement an effective food waste reduction plan? Here are seven steps from CMP Sandra Wood, who helped save three metric tons of food waste at the Canadian Medical Association’s 2014 annual meeting. Read the…

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