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Conference Going Virtual – How To Pivot Online

CONFERENCE GOING VIRTUAL - A great idea for associations looking to pivot their live meeting into a virtual event or hybrid conference. For eleven years I have been an active member of the National Speakers Association.  I am really proud to share how they took on the...

I Am Not Broken – And Neither Are You

There are lots of things going on in the world. Dealing with it can be scary and hard. But self exploration and understanding is more important now than ever. Many people feel broken. I understand as I carried guilt and feelings of being unworthy for a long time. More...

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

This blog post about Virtual Meeting Ideas was written a at the start of the Coronavirus outbreak (in March 2020).  Wow, how the world has changed in a short time. Virtual meetings have become a big deal.  Webinars have become so common that people now have "webinar...

Virtual Conference Host

Ever been ahead or your time?  Six 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...