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Taking risk & burning the boats

This article originally appeared in Event Solution’s digital publication. Making a shift Growth is about commitment. Unless you’re totally committed to shift, odds are you’ll remain exactly where you are. Find out what’s holding  [.....]


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#eventprofs Announcement

Eventprofs turns 4 years old this coming Saturday. In 4 years it has seen a mention in Tim O’Reilly’s The Twitter Book, awards ceremonies for the industry’s best blogs, and a 24/7 stream of industry-related  [.....]


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5 lessons every planner can learn from The Pitch

If you’ve ever presented an idea, concept, solution, proposal or credentials to a potential client, you’ve pitched. What’s unfortunate is that most pitches are mediocre at best. Enter the new AMC show The Pitch. If you  [.....]


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How do you decide what to bill for your time?

Recently I was asked the question: How do I decide what to bill for my time? This is a question that plagues many consultants who have no idea what to charge for their services. Here’s what I recommend: What is your vision for your  [.....]


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READY2SPARK ideas, news & tools

Yes, it’s been 2 weeks since my last post. I feel it would only be fitting if I was in a confessional right now. But, alas, I’m not – I’m sitting at my desk desperately trying to catch up on all of my work. So,  [.....]


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How to sell in an idea (even when everyone else thinks it’s a fad)

Much of what I write about on my blog is idea-based. Once I share a concept, my job ends and yours begins. Your job is to take what applies to you, sell it in to your organization and put it into practice. But alas, most great ideas die on  [.....]


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My blog is up for an award

I was very honored to hear that someone nominated my blog for the Canadian Event Industry Award’s Best Blog. If you’ve ever read a post and found it useful, meaningful or enjoyable, I would appreciate your support by voting for  [.....]

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