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3 Television Characters for Embracing the Control Freak in You

But a control freak’s need to de-clutter his or her environment leads to enhanced focus and efficiency.
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Meeting Business Survival in 5 Human Evolution Milestones

By being flexible with destinations and dates, planners can offer groups top-notch events at half the price.

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo to Political Policy Battles

Tips from Cinderella’s sidekicks for launching a staunch “boo” at ill-fated political banter.
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Why Using Robots at Events Can Be a Bad, Bad Thing

Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.
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Video Tips for Planners From YouTube’s Most Viral Videos

Rather than a cold and formal narrator, use a regular, relatable guy (or gal) that your audience wants to become friends with.
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3 Lessons on Teamwork from Good Will Hunting

"Why does he hang out with those retarded gorillas? Because any one of them, if he asked them to, would take a bat to their head. That’s called loyalty."
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Willy Wonka-isms for the Eating-Networking Meetings Matrix

No one ever talks about the best ways to exchange business ideas while simultaneously dipping strawberries into a Wonka-esque chocolate fountain.

How to Create a Full Frontal Brainstorming Session

In short, creative brainstorming sessions require unabashed full frontal thinking.

Whoops-a-Daisy: THE Improv Tip We Can Glean from the Oscars Debacle

Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
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Big Brands Bring It When It Comes to Pre-Arrival Experiences (and So Can You)

Subscribers who receive welcome messages from a brand show 33 percent more long-term engagement with that company.
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3 Theme Party Ideas from Rock Concerts

Work with your event planner to create a focal point for your theme party. Not only can you use it for promotion, but it will help keep the event in the minds of attendees long after it ends.

Customize Event Invitations With Tips From 1920s Good Housekeeping

Sure, we could have skimmed through the depths of Martha Stewart's blog for decoupage ideas but where's the fun in that?
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Approach Networking Like an Anthropologist (and Celebrate Black History Month at the Same Time)

Shyer attendees can apply the 1-2-3 rule by approaching people who are standing by themselves first because they will be the most welcoming.
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3 Things Planners Can Learn About Sponsorships From the Super Bowl

Think of your sponsors as the spokespersons for your event and partner with them every way you can, from including them in planning focus groups or committees to having them hand out awards

4 Melissa McCarthy Roles Offer Tips for Crowdsourcing Like a Boss

She’s on a roll. Whether jive talkin’ as a TV fortune evangelist or headlining some of the brilliant political spoofs of “Saturday Night Live.”
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How to Architect the User Experience Lady Gaga Style

You can’t have a Lady Gaga performance without some serious costume changes, and her white, football-themed crop top was definitely unforgettable and well themed.
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3 Ethics Lessons for Meeting Planners from The Godfather

Channel Marlon Brando if you must and realize that there is always a solution. Don't offend the individual who put you in the stressful situation or freak out on those who can help you get out of it.
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Not to Go All Gung Haggis Fat Choy on You, But…

If the Chinese New Year is too much to celebrate, maybe Gung Haggis Fat Choy will be more up your alley.
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How to Bail on Events Buffalo Bill Style

Buffalo Bill was a famous showman with his touring Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show that glorified the American West, but even a celebrity like Buffalo Bill surely found it difficult to meet people he didn’t know.

Navigate the Personalities of Clients With Tips From 2016’s Best Fiction Novels

Advice from the fiction novels of five of 2016’s bestselling authors on understanding and navigating your way through the good, bad and ugly of human behavior.
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3 Charitable Celebs Show Planners How to Pull Strings

Green efforts are public relations opportunities and universally accepted and respected—so there are no political repercussions.
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Carrie Fisher’s One-Liners Translate into Marketing Wisdom for Independent Planners

“Even in space, there’s a double standard.”
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3 Takeaways from The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert

Social media isn't an option any more, it's a natural extension of your meeting brand.
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Transform the Narrative of Your Event With These Golden Globe Nominations

“This is the dream. It’s conflict, and it’s compromise, and it’s very very exciting.”
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Alan Thicke’s Advice on Work-Life Balance

“We are humans. There is a finite end to this life, and we’re all going to face it and a little silliness can help.”

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