March 2020 – the COVID craziness starts. In-person meetings and events were postponed, postponed again, moved to virtual or cancelled outright. Like many others in my industry, I saw my calendar go from fairly packed to almost empty. I spent the first month adjusting to having a full house again and figuring out where everyone […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Keeping My Mind Busy During Lockdown
Has this happened to you? You’ve studied for a test, you think you are ready and you sit down to take the test and your calm and confidence disappears. All the information seems to fly out of your head and you start second guessing yourself. You start hyperventilating because all the material looks like it […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Can you relate to these statements? “I’m done with school – I don’t need continuing education,” or “I don’t have time to attend a class/seminar/webinar.” We take our cars in for tune-ups, we upgrade our electronics frequently – why not our brains? Think of continuing education as a tune-up for your brain – a way […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Continuing Education for Meeting Professionals – Who Needs it?
The hospitality industry, like many others is full of certifications. Sometimes it seems as though it’s a veritable alphabet soup of certifications – are they necessary? Are they meaningful? The short answer is yes – and no. It depends on who you are and what your goals are. Like many in this industry, I didn’t […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on To Certify or Not to Certify…that is the Question