Blog Category: Leadership

Five Leadership Lessons I Learned from my Commute

What are your biggest driving pet peeves? For some it may be people who text and drive. For others it may be slow drivers in the fast lane. With Southern California being where I call home, it’s safe to say that I find myself in quite a bit of traffic …

Get Organized, Be Efficient, Stay Sane!

“I just don’t have enough hours in the day!”

Have you ever found yourself thinking this when your desk is piled 10 proposals high with deadlines all due within 72 hours? Or preparing six programs for operations – all which run before the end of the month? This is a familiar …

Uncovering Unconscious Bias in Today’s Workplace with Annette Gregg

Traditional approaches to promoting diversity in the workplace have centered on addressing discriminatory conduct, but what about bias and unfair systems, practices and habits that we may not even be aware of?

Biases help us make sense of the millions of pieces of data that we encounter daily. It is a normal …

Creating a Perfect Path: Work-Life Integration in the Meeting Industry

There is no work-life balance; it’s work-life integration—one big, dynamic, challenging experience.

One topic that has plagued working women is the elusive work-life balance. We have seen it come in and out of fashion, with each new generation of meeting professionals debating its relevance and interpretation.

Does any generation have mastery of …

Certifications for Your Career in the Meetings Industry

A few weeks ago, I came across a website on LinkedIn. It had an excellent page directing individuals to industry organizations, the value of their membership, and mapped out hotel, convention bureau, and meeting planning positions and responsibilities. My first thought was “Wow! This is a great tool for someone …