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7 Business Tips In Any Economy – Beating A Recession

It was just a few weeks ago the economy was booming, and now we are in a global pandemic and looking at rising unemployment and a possible recession.  It is amazing how fast things can change. But there are business tips in any economy that will help you in beating a...

If Wealthy – Do Not Be Insensitive To Those Who Struggle

We are facing uncertain times.  As I write this blog post we are two weeks into "Shelter in Place" and "Social Distancing" due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. This global pandemic is hitting all aspects of society worldwide. With long-term health and economic impacts,...

Video Conference Facilitation

A great video conference requires video conference facilitation  As we have moved to more online video since the onset of COVID-19 we are bombarded with countless webinars, talking head videos, etc... Few experts seem to have any experience speaking remotely, and the...

Virtual Meeting Ideas

In the last few weeks the concept of remote communications has jumped.  The idea of conferences being focused on an at home audience has been discussed for years, but it never really took off. Five years ago I launched a product called "The Conference Talk Show" with...

Virtual Conference Host

Ever been ahead or your time?  Five years ago Eliz Greene and I launched a product called "The Conference Talk Show".  With all the talk about online streamed events, we realized most lacked any connection with the audience. What was needed to make them more engaging...

Social Tightening in a Social Distancing World

With all the talk about social distancing, I am worried about people.  For fifteen years I have been talking about how we need to connect with people in a gadget crazed world. In society people have felt more lonely, not more connected, since social media took over...

Best Podcasts To Listen To While Quarantined

Due to Coronavirus many of us are finding our work and play activities cancelled. The public health experts are encouraging us to be quarantined at home to limit the spread of the virus.  Thus it is time to add to your podcast habit. I was recently at the last public...

Coronavirus Tips For Conferences -The Event Goes On

I live in Austin, TX and as of right now the 2020 SXSW Festival is still planning to happen. Live events are part of our world. People gather for any number of reasons, but throughout history people have convened. If your event is going forward in the face of...

Virtual Meetings Because of Coronavirus

There is a lot of talk in the meetings industry right now about what happens to live events during the Coronavirus health crisis. I have been monitoring conversations from MPI, PCMA, ASAE and other meetings industry organizations on how to proceed as the virus...