Authors Posts by Spark Editors

Spark Editors

Spark Editors
80 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
What I Know, team building, Cisco Systems Inc., Corporate Travel Concepts

My All-Time Favorite Team Building Activity Was… 

My all-time favorite team building activity was a bike build on the beachfront in Cancun, Mexico.
Expect Diversity, Washington D.C., Washington, Events DC, Inclusive Innovation Incubator

D.C.’s New Innovation Incubator Encourages Diversity

Destinations across the country are focusing on diversity and inclusion more now than ever in an effort to make all attendees feel welcome in their communities.
Inspiration Hub, Susan Pinker, Julianne Holt-Lundstad, TED Talk, face-to-face, face-to-face meetings,

The Secret to Living Longer Involves Meeting Face-to-Face

Do you ever wonder what it would take to live to 100 or beyond? The answer may lie in face-to-face contact.
millennials, bad habits, selfies, Millennial Mindset

3 Bad Habits that Millennials Can Avoid to Save Time

If you’re a millennial or know a millennial, it will likely come as no surprise to hear that millennials have made a habit of wasting time due to technology.
The Shakedown, DC Improv Comedy Club, Mayflower Hotel, Washington D.C., improv, team building, Liz Demery

How Improv Themes Translate Back at the Office

The skills learned in improv are skills essential to any office: communication, collaboration and creativity.
Tim Ferriss, fear setting, goal setting, The 4-Hour Workweek, TED Talk, Inspiration Hub

Try Fear Setting Instead of Goal Setting to Achieve Success

Instead of goal setting, why don't you try fear setting this New Year's?
The Sourcing Group, female professionals, businesswoman, Expect Diversity, Sarah Scudder,

Having the Right Mentor & Communication Style Advances Female Professionals

Prevue speaks with Sarah Scudder about her experience as a female millennial in the workplace and what advice she has for future generations of professionals.
millennial bosses, Millennial Mindset, millennials, meeting tips

3 Tips for Millennials Who Are Now Bosses

As managers of Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers, millennials have found themselves in the interesting predicament of managing older staff members who have been working much longer.
The Shakedown, DC Improv Comedy Club, Mayflower Hotel, Washington D.C., improv, team building, Liz Demery

3 Valuable Lessons Gleaned from Improv Comedy Clubs

Because improv is created on the spot with others, participants learn to be present and pay attention to their partners.
Candi Castleberry Singleton, diversity, diverse meetings, integrated inclusion, Twitter, Expect Diversity

3 Diversity Strategies from Twitter’s New VP of Inclusion & Diversity

By making diversity a core business goal, people will respond to creating a more inclusive core workforce.
decision making, Inspiration Hub, NPR, Change My View, Planet Money

How Changing Your Mind Can Be Beneficial for Planners

What if being indecisive or changing your mind wasn’t necessarily a bad thing?
SummitSync, Grip, dating apps, event networking apps, event matchmaking, technology, millennials, Millennial Mindset

Meeting Apps Take Cues from Popular Dating Sites to Engage Millennials

Launched in early 2016, SummitSync plans to consolidate individual event apps into one universal platform for professional networking at events.
Jacki Zehner, Women Moving Millions, women, women professionals, female professionals, Expect Diversity, Goldman Sachs

How Women Moving Millions Advances Female Professionals

What we need now is action, and new types of action, that make bigger and deeper investments in gender-based strategies.
OK Go, Inspiration Hub, surprising ideas, finding ideas, TED Talk

The Art of Zero Gravity Events

While there are tons of untried ideas out there, people too often simply reshuffle ideas that have already been proven to be 100 percent reliable in order to avoid failure.
millennials, baby boomers, finance, Generation X, small business, Millennial Mindset

Grab Millennials’ Attention with Small Business & Finance Talks

A new study reported 67 percent of millennials say financial stress overtakes their ability to focus and be productive at work.
What I Know, local experiences, Karen Shackman

I’ve Attended Events that Included Local Experiences Such As…

“I’ve seen local experiences incorporated into an event that included live music and interactive experiences for guests, which people always love."
Recycle Across America, Inspiration Hub, recycling, event recycling, meeting recycling, sustainability

What Is Your Event Doing to Curb Meetings Waste?

The state of California—known for its progressive recycling efforts—already shut down more than 450 recycling plants this year.

Meeting Planners Could Be at the Forefront of Innovation

"The gap between truth and fiction is growing. On one hand, we're manufacturing reality, scrolling through everyone's perfect moments on Instagram or Facebook."
What I Know, business evolution, business evolving, business advice

I Keep My Business Evolving By…

“I keep my business evolving by scanning articles, news reports, blogs, magazines, etc., for emerging trends that I can adopt."
exhibit booths, 3D printers, virtual reality, Freeman, Inspiration Hub

What Will the Next Generation of Exhibit Booths Look Like?

Everything from the use of 3D-printed booths and booths made of recycled materials will leave attendees questioning how trade shows were ever considered wasteful.
Jeff Guaracino, Welcome America Inc., LGBT meetings, LGBTmarketing, LGBT events, Expect Diversity, diversity

How to Plan LGBT Meetings that Welcome Everyone

"Our industry must remain vocal at any attempt to tell anyone that they are not welcomed."
Scott Mason, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa, art, art team building, Scottsdale, Arizona, art trend

Is Art the New Food?

"Groups really gravitate to learning about our city’s history and heritage through the art and artists who have lived and worked here."
mushroom foraging, prehistoric life, Bill Schindler, The Great Human Race, anthropology, fishing

How Living a Prehistoric Life Can Shape Your World View

“If we’re talking about housing development, they probably should know how to swing a hammer and pound a nail.”
millennials, millennial meetings, millennial meeting attendees, millennial myths, Millennial Mindset

4 Myths About Millennial Meeting Attendees—Debunked

Yes, millennials are the most-connected generation, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want time to escape the realities of the world.
Sustainable Branding, The Shakedown, Sandja Brugmann, sustainable meetings, sustainability

How to Build an Authentic, Sustainable Brand

My No. 1 piece of advice for companies looking to build a sustainable brand is to be authentic, and this requires doing work internally within the company.

Most Popular

Connect with us:

Prevue Meetings