The Most Hated (and Best!) 7 Words Said at A Conference

I’ve sat in a lot of conference audiences in recent years. And I love it. Sitting in the audience, watching a brilliant speaker on stage, it can be as good as going to the movies – sometimes! Occasionally I know the person that is sitting next to me in the audience at a conference; often…

15 Ways to Start a Conversation At A Conference (Without Feeling Weird)

We’ve all been there. At a conference – you’re there to learn and meet people. People all around you seem to be talking, connecting, engaging – and you’re not. This awesome recent Forbes article by Darrah Brustein shares 15 Ways To Start A Conversation At A Conference (Without Feeling Weird). To your left, there’s a…

How to Avoid the Event Manager October CRASH!

My dear Event and Conference Planners, It’s conference season and I’m worried about you! I’ve spoken to 4 of you already this week (you know who you are!) who have a cold or feel run down and are crazy busy planning for a roadshow or large event in the next couple of weeks. The build up and executing of these conferences, awards nights…