PowerPoint Empowerment Series: using images

Many of us have heard that the human brain processes images faster and remembers them for longer than text. It's no surprise that social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest have become so popular and that images that are linked are clicked on more often than linked text. For all of those reasons and more, the second installment of our PowerPoint Ideas & Hacks series deals with elevating images in your presentations. 

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Not a Meeting Series: The Unconference

The unconference could be pretty uncomfortable for traditional meeting planners as it puts almost all of the decisions regarding content and the agenda in the hands of the attendees. However, this type of ownership of the event, peer-to-peer collaboration, and creative learning can lead to unprecedented attendee input, participation, and engagement. 

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7 Ways To Implement Innovation In Your Meetings & Events

I’ve met with numerous meeting planners through the years and one of the most popular questions asked of me is, “How do I make my meetings more innovative?”  No doubt we are all looking for a way to make a unicorn magically appear and create raving repeat attendees for our meetings year after year.

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New Year's Resolutions For Meeting Planners

Have you taken time to step away from the details of your job as a meeting planner and look at the bigger picture?  I call this the, “Zoom Out Exercise.”  It’s worth the time to go through this exercise because while unfortunately only about 8 percent of us who set goals achieve them, the good news is that research shows people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to change their behavior than those who never commit.  

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