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18-point clothing checklist for every speaker
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Will your jewelry make noise? Will the pattern on your shirt be distracting? Consider these points and more before your next speech or presentation. More

Simple rituals to reach your potential every day
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Becoming and staying productive isn't about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It's about self-care. The following are a few daily to-dos to get you started. More

A face-to-face meetings facelift: Tactics for enhancing attendee experiences
MeetingsNet    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A wallflower. A bystander. A fly on the wall. When an association management team is doing its job, these types of meeting attendees are a thing of the past. Attendees demand more value out of face-to-face meetings. Now more than ever, associations need to make meetings more interactive to enhance attendees' conference experience and keep them coming back every year. More

Be a better communicator
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If you want to be a better communicator, take a moment to consider the following five tips. Then, give them a try. More

A guide to working with 'difficult' clients
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We love our clients! This indeed is a true statement for without clients, there can be no success or even a business in the first place. However, once in a while a client comes along that is not so easy to work with. More

How to keep employees focused through the holidays
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Between travel schedules, family obligations and financial concerns, the holidays are prime time for employee distractions. Unengaged employees can make your team inefficient and cost your company money. The following tips will help keep your staff engaged and focused on the task at hand through the end of the year — or at least until their vacations start. More

13 ways to fix your worst meetings
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The Young Entrepreneur Council asked 13 successful young entrepreneurs how they keep their startup staff meetings lively and productive, week in and week out. The following are their best answers. More

Organize new ideas and drive innovation
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Your company's next great idea could come from anyone — an employee, a customer, a vendor or even a stranger. Everyone involved in your small business helps you drive innovation. They also create chaos. But, with so much input, how do you make sure the best ideas don't get lost in the shuffle? More

Places to promote your blog on the Web
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No matter how good your content is, earning a regular readership requires promoting your blog to audiences who would find it useful. And that means doing some legwork to promote your blog in as many different mediums as you can to help readers find it. As a blogging business, where should you be promoting your blog to help connect with readers and help them fall in love with your content? More

Why shorter is sweeter
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Important communication doesn't require a thud factor. More is not more. Of course there are times when more words are necessary for diplomacy or clarification, but in this always-on digital age, "more" often dilutes or complicates your message. More

6 blogging mistakes your business should avoid
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Blogging is a critical component of business social marketing strategy. It's an owned media channel that helps establish credibility and expertise in any niche, while also providing a platform for engaging more directly with customers. Many brands have big ambitions when beginning to blog, yet end up making critical mistakes that hurt, rather than help, their brand. More

Energy hungry brain functions we use at conferences
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Five brain functions make up the majority of your conscious thought at your conference: understanding, decision-making, recall, memorizing and inhibition. These functions are recombined to communicate, plan, problem-solve and perform other mental tasks. They all use the pre-frontal cortex of your brain intensively and require considerably more metabolic resources than you realize. If you fully understood the limitations of your and your attendees' brains and the amount of resources each task requires, you would plan conference schedules differently. More


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