Virtual Meetings Must Incorporate Stories to Create Memories

Virtual Meetings Must Incorporate Stories to Create Memories
Joan Eisenstodt
August 7, 2020
“As Dr. [Maya] Angelou entered the conference hall, the air was electric with excitement and awe. Even at 85, she invigorates a crowd as if she were a rock star! She started to speak and the crowd hushed to hear her every word. From beginning to end, she did not lecture, she did not follow an outline – she simply told stories." And so as we move to more virtual and hybrid meetings, must we engage audiences with stories.

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.”

Support and Mentoring: Essential Skills for Meeting Profs

Joan Eisenstodt
October 9, 2015
My friend, and long time mentor, Bill DeLoache, sent me a book—“The Boys in the Boat”—that moved me in surprising ways. Reading this book converged with two other incidents to create an "AH-HA" moment to share.

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