As the meetings industry begins to climb out of the rubble of the earthquake caused by Marriott’s abrupt decision to give commissions a 30% haircut, it’s an opportunity for all sides, particularly third parties, to [...]
You lead an in-house team of meeting planners and you’ve just been given staggering news: your company’s CFO has announced they are spinning off the event department in 90 days. In three months, your event [...]
A few people are going to steal your ideas.
Not a lot, and certainly not as many as people might think, but a few will. Yet whatever that number is, it pales in comparison to the number of people who will hire you, recommend you, and rave about you as a result of the ideas you shared freely.
In the past ten years or so, any article, seminar or blog post on negotiations seems to focus on "kinder, gentler, negotiations". It's all "win-win" negotiations now, and nobody gets the better of anybody. Planner [...]