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Social media for associations: The 3 most important concepts
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AudioBrief Are you tired of hearing about social media? Cut through the fire hose of information and find out the three most important things that association executives need to know about social media. More

5 trends in managing events on-site
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Connecting with others is easier than ever with today's technologies, and knowing how to leverage them can help improve the efficiency of your next event. Here are five trends we are seeing in managing events. More

7 guiding principles for developing leadership talent
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People deliver numbers. If you want the numbers, you need the people. As a leader you need to know how to judge raw human talent. More

Unsocial app brings location-based networking to conferences
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Meeting planners looking for ways to enhance their offline events with online solutions have a new option: A new mobile app, called Unsocial, offers location-based networking that can be utilized at meetings and conventions. Available for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry, Unsocial works by allowing meeting attendees to discover business contacts based on proximity — on the trade show floor, for instance, or in education sessions — and shared business interests. More

2 quick keys to leading an excuse-free organization
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Clearly, NOTHING constructive ever came from blaming or making an excuse, something good leaders not only know, but also practice and encourage among their teams. So what creates the organizationally acceptable habits of blamestorming and excuse making? More

The HIPPO in the room: You are not your audience
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HIPPO: the highest individually paid person's opinion. Many organizations have a HIPPO in the room and no one is willing to talk about it. No one is willing to confront it. And that HIPPO has a huge ego! Unfortunately, HIPPO is often the reason some conference's fail. More

Leadership limerick: Getting all the facts
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It doesn't take much leadership to make the easy calls or avoid reality. The true test of leadership lies in doing just the opposite whether we are leading an organization or leading ourselves. More

5 tips that make your meetings iPad-friendly
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The pen and paper are losing their dominance in boardrooms across North America. Instead, workers are meeting with iPads in tow. While the laptop is often considered to be an intrusive device on the table (the mere opening of the screen partially blocks its owner) Apple's slick tablet is a much more welcome face. With more than 25 million iPads already sold, this trend is bound to continue. More

How to boost event registration with social media
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In a world where social media constantly is evolving and changing, it can be difficult for event marketers to know where to start or what to do next in this relatively new medium. However, there is no question that social media has fundamentally shifted the way people find and digest information about events. More
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