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Sound Check 1, 2, 3 – What You Need to Know (Guest Blog: MeetingsNet)

 

Sound Check Speaker EventThe sound check may not be the most glamorous item on your event checklist, but it is one of the most important. Without smoothly functioning audiovisual, your speakers’ messages will be lost.

 

As Sidney Stoper, account executive with J& S Audio Visual and chair of the Meetings Industry

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Prepare for the Seasons

 

Prepare for the SeasonsBucks County, where I live, experiences every season. We get hot sticky summers, spectacular Fall leaves, snow in winter and spring brings stunning flowers. It’s stunning and when we moved from Australia I had no idea that people in this area ‘winterize’ their homes (not a term I’d heard …

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Serving Different Generations – Guest Blog by Anna Liotta

business mentor senior teach audience millennial lessons professionalDo you ever deliver customer service that makes every generation feel delighted or dismayed?

Most companies claim, “What makes us different is how we serve our clients and customers.” But all too often, what is really happening is they are treating each generation of customers EXACTLY the same. Without knowing …

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So You Want to be a Professional Speaker?

10 Strategies to Become a Professional Speaker

Being a professional speaker might just be the coolest job on earth!

 

For many it’s not a job, it’s a calling. Sounds weird, yet it’s true for many.

 

Often as the opening keynote speaker at corporate or association events, I am approached after by audience members wanting a …

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Wonder Aimlessly: Guest Blog by Jason Kotecki

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Summer ain’t what it used to be.

At the risk of sounding like a crotchety old man a few decades early, the summers of my youth were not packed wall-to-wall with extracurricular affairs. Yes, there was Little League, but the days were long enough to accommodate no small number of …

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10 Strategies for a Digital Detox

Digital Detox AttentionJim Rohn said ‘success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day’

 

I bet Jim was an awesome dinner date. He’s on my list of people I would have loved spent time with. He’s right about success, but what if it’s discipline we lack?

 

According …

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Quantity Time vs. Quality Time: Guest Blog by Jason Hewlett

Jason Hewlett Quantity vs QualityThe honor of my life is to be a Dad.

Over the years I have restructured my entire existence around one concept: Quality Time vs. Quantity Time as a Dad.

I used to swoop in for the big moments of my children’s lives to say I was there, using the …

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Pay Attention: Shift Your Brilliance Book Review

shiIf you haven’t ever read any of the books published by Simon T Bailey,  do yourself a favor, buy them, underline them, share them and re-read them.

 

Simon is a sought after keynote speaker, the recipient of a Speaker Hall of Fame award by the National Speakers

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Get Focused with a Great Mentor

mentor advisor leader guideanceThe right mentor relationships will accelerate your career, personal development and improve relationships. Investing time finding the best mentor saves you time and increases your focus.

 

In Greek mythology, Mentor, was the son of Alcumus and friend of Odysseus. When Alcumus left for the Trojan War he left Mentor …

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3 Ways to Increase Focus with Adult Coloring

Adult Color Focus Attention Stress ReliefI have a confession to make… I am an adult colorer… stay with me I know you think I am crazy!

 

Have you noticed the popularity of adult coloring? I thought it was ridiculous until my best friend (one of the busiest women I know who is much smarter …

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