[This is the third part in a three part series – hope you’ve enjoyed reading it! Here are links to Part 1 & Part 2 if you’ve missed them] Part of being prepared is being flexible. It’s a trait shared by meeting professionals (both planners and suppliers), speakers and meeting facilitators. As a facilitator, part […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Be Prepared – Facilitators Ready for Anything
There’s been a lot written about qualities of great leaders and what makes a great team. As meeting planners we often rotate between being the team leader and being a team member. Here are some leadership lessons I’ve learned to take your team from OK to awesome. Delegate It’s a wonderful concept, but often poorly executed. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Leadership Lessons for Awesome Teams
Two months ago I returned from 10 days in Augusta, GA at The Masters. It was my third year working this event and I’m still talking about it. I’ve been a part of meeting & event teams for years and have planned my share of client entertainment at golf outings, but this is really special. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
As a mom and a Type A, I often try to do it all. A husband, two kids, a house, a job, errands, activities; it seems it never ends. It felt easier to juggle things before the kids came along – after that is when I realized the value of asking for help. When I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on My Team – My Lifesavers
It’s Valentines Week and everyone’s talking about love. I’m all for romantic love, but what about the “love” you give to your team? The best leaders get to know their team members and do little (and sometimes not so little) things to foster team spirit. When you are part of a volunteer team this is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Teams Need Love Too!