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.

It’s All in the Job Title

It’s All in the Job Title
Dawn Rasmussen
March 8, 2017
Beware the temptation of “uptitling”—or giving yourself a promotion. You must be honest in your career portrayal.

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...

Barrier Referrals: How to Get an Inside Track

Barrier Referrals: How to Get an Inside Track
Dawn Rasmussen
February 20, 2017
Everyone has a story about how they were trying to get into their dream company, but yet couldn’t seem to get through the front door.