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3 attributes that will help you be better under pressure
Leadership Now    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Justin Menkes, author of "Better under Pressure," says that there are no longer periods of calm seas for leaders in any industry. So it's not a matter of gritting your teeth and riding out the crisis. Leaders must get comfortable in an environment of ongoing stress. More

How to create media buzz for your event
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Whether you're an event organizer or not, it's very rare that big marketing budgets are available when it comes to event promotion. Employing the power of media to get more people engaged in your event is extremely important to drive revenue. In case you're not a master of marketing, here are seven things you can do to amp up the attention your event is getting. More

The designful leader
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Author David Burkus writes, "Last night I was reviewing the Design School Boot Camp Bootleg, an interesting document put out by the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. In the opening of the 36-page PDF is the 'Design Mindset' or 'D.Mindset' — supposedly because everything looks cooler when you shorten a word to one letter and add a period. As I read them again, I started to wonder if they couldn't also apply to leaders." More

Would you like fries with that booth?
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Attendees are changing the way they plan and consume trade shows. If you're still using static PDF floor plans and exhibitor listings, you're missing out on the opportunity to upsell — and to connect buyers and sellers. More

Need more time to think? Try the Delta Project
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One of the biggest problems in leadership today: We have a thinking gap. Doing your best work — be it running your embryonic start up or managing a global organization — is impossible to do well without a regular practice of stopping to think about things. More

Exhibition planners struggle with social media marketing
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Strategic use of social media and market research are the major marketing concerns facing association meeting planners and exhibition organizers in gaining attendees, according to a survey conducted for the Attendee Acquisition Roundtable. Ironically, they are two functions that most trade show organizers do not outsource. More

Age-old problem: Stereotyping creates generational workplace tension
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It's natural, our tendency to organize ideas into mental boxes. It's the way we make sense of the world. It's how we sort our surroundings. But it's not always productive or correct, especially when these assumptions are about co-workers. More

9 simple steps to a productive meeting
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Many business meetings seem to be populated with people who derail and prolong discussion and who then wonder why nothing ever gets accomplished. Dealing with these offenders requires playing a strong offense, rather than relying on defense. Good meetings don't just happen. They must be actively planned for and managed. More

DFWAE Leadership Briefings available through MultiBriefs app
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DFWAE understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the DFWAE Leadership Briefings, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The DFWAE Leadership Briefings are also available on MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it's downloaded, you may add the DFWAE feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.
   
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