9 Ideas to Innovate Meeting Design and Delivery

9 Ideas to Innovate Meeting Design and Delivery
Joan Eisenstodt
June 2, 2017
Surprise and joy. These are the emotions I have felt when an educational experience, in particular one in a school or meeting setting, was creative and transitioned from the usual straight rows of chairs to a more audience-centric setting and from a lecture to an engaging, interactive experience.

9 Universal Truths About Our Industry

9 Universal Truths About Our Industry
Joan Eisenstodt
May 4, 2017
Universal Truth 1: “Der mentsh trakht un got lakht.” This Yiddish saying is widely translated as “Man plans and God laughs,” or further considered to mean, “Humans plan and the universe laughs.”

Accessibility, the ADA and Inclusion – It's Our Job!

Accessibility, the ADA and Inclusion – It's Our Job!
Joan Eisenstodt
April 5, 2017
Within this blog post are some ways to begin thinking and planning differently in order to have more inclusive meetings.

5 Ways to Improve Intergenerational Interaction

5 Ways to Improve Intergenerational Interaction
Joan Eisenstodt
March 2, 2017
Today, with five or six generations in the workplace and at meetings and staying in hotels, learning to better interact with each other has become critical.

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First
Joan Eisenstodt
February 21, 2017
Meeting professionals—planners in particular—are hardworking, often selfless people who put others first. It’s our role, isn’t it, to ensure...

What Do You and Our Industry Stand For?

What Do You and Our Industry Stand For?
Joan Eisenstodt
January 20, 2017
What do we stand for, and for what and whom are we willing to stand up?