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THE SHAKEDOWN INTERVIEWS

FLIP THE SCRIPT GUEST BLOGS

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Play is “Fun-damental” to Creative Thinking & Intuition

The fact that my parents took the time to play with me when I was you is the reason that I’m creative and intuitive.

Creating “IAATE,” Millennial-Style

What sets the really cool meetings, conferences or events apart from the OK or the pretty good?
respect, Flip the Script, Dianne Devitt, emotional connections, communication, technology

Remember Respect? A Reminder on the Value of Emotional Connections

In the space of co-creation or regenerativity, we have lowered our standards and lost a thread of respect that comes with certain situations.

INSPIRATION HUB

WHAT I KNOW

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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.
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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."
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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."

EXPECT DIVERSITY

Easing the Pain of Socializing for Introverted Attendees

Psychologists have long identified 16 distinct personality types and those that are not mixing and mingling at your events likely belong to introverts.
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Abandoning the Echo Chamber: Takeaways From Google’s Gender Identity Memo

Not only did the Google memo incident result in the firing of James Damore, but it also sparked a lot of internal debates about gender at offices nationwide.
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Gears Up for First Workshop

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) will make a major mark on the industry by hosting its first Professional Workshops + Networking Event.

MILLENNIAL MINDSET

Millennial Mindset, Millennials, workplace, meeting tips, millennial talent

5 Ways to Attract & Retain Millennial Talent

As meeting planners continue to expand their staffs with employees from this younger generation, it’s important to remember these key ways to attract and retain top millennial talent.
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Why Millennials Want to Become Their Own Bosses

Now the largest generation, millennials are reshaping the workforce as we know it, and several report having dreams of becoming their own bosses.
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How Millennials Are Changing Snacking at Meetings

You better believe that this new, influential generation of consumers is changing our snack choices, especially at meetings.
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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.
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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.

Have something to add to Spark? Please contact Prevue’s Executive Editor, Johnalee Johnston at johnalee@worthit.com