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MILLENNIAL MINDSET

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

WHAT I KNOW

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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."
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The Best Food & Beverage Setup I Ever Saw…

"The best F&B setups anywhere around the globe have two attributes. They don't require waiters to bring you a meal, and the lines to get food go on both sides of the table.”

FLIP THE SCRIPT

Dianne Devitt, Flip the Script

Lessons on Deliberate Visual Messaging From the Royal Family

In addition to trends used for meetings and event décor, culture-specific color associations are critical for the planner to understand—and wear.
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Planners Have No Excuse Not to Donate Food

In 2014, nearly 50 million Americans lived in food insecure households, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

INSPIRATION HUB

Instead of goal setting, why don't you try fear setting this New Year's?

EXPECT DIVERSITY

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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.
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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.
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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.

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