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ARCHIVES BY YEAR: 2011

Seven Tips to Enhance Your Next Presentation

Posted on December 6, 2011 By Editor in Your Career

Using PowerPoint the right way by Sharlyn Lauby – smartblogs.com The PowerPoint program. At some point, almost every exhibit or event professional has put one together. Some are too copy heavy; others are little more than a string of pretty pictures. Neither option really works […]

Workplace Conflicts

Posted on December 5, 2011 By Editor in Your Career

And nine things you can do to control them by Vivian Scott – monster.com Ah, the workplace. All those different personalities occupying a small space, trying to carve out their own niche. It’s no wonder sometimes conflict seems to be waiting around every corner. If […]

Five Technologies Event Planners Can’t Live Without

Posted on December 4, 2011 By Editor in Events & Meetings

What these tools can accomplish might surprise you by Tara Thomas – Successful Meetings Everyone knows about smart phones. Most people know about software-as-a-service, virtual events, social media and handheld computing devices. But for event planners, these technologies deliver much more than you’ve ever imagined. […]

If You Book It, Will They Come?

Posted on December 3, 2011 By Editor in On the Show Floor

Picking the right venue for your event by T.J. Raphael – expoweb.com Picking the city and venue for your next event is not something to be taken lightly. The right choices can make your event one that draws rave reviews; the wrong choices can produce […]

Lose 40 Pounds or More — Without Dieting or Exercise

Posted on December 3, 2011 By Editor in Features

The secrets of traveling lightly  eConnections talks with Doug Dyment of the OneBag website For most exhibit and event professionals, travel is a major element in their careers. In fact, when someone in a recent LinkedIn discussion asked, “How do you know you’re a trade […]

Annoying Coworkers

Posted on December 2, 2011 By Editor in Get More Done

The holiday edition by Robert Half International – Career Builder The holidays bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. Some jump into them with both feet, some celebrate with reserve, and others want nothing to do with them. To keep […]

Want to Increase Your Happiness Level?

Posted on December 1, 2011 By Editor in Get More Done

Five tips that are sure to help by Dr. John Grohol – huffingtonpost.com The pursuit of happiness. It’s guaranteed in the Constitution. So, why do so many of us find this emotion so elusive? Drugs and special diets don’t help. Self-help books product varying, transient […]

Beat the Career-Pattern Blues

Posted on November 4, 2011 By Editor in Your Career

A three-step approach by Deborah Brown-Volkman – Job Journal Do you consistently get passed over when a promotion comes up? Or do you feel like your coworkers aren’t really that crazy about you? Have you had these things at other companies where you’ve worked? If […]

Have a Dysfunctional Office?

Posted on November 3, 2011 By Editor in Your Career

Seven ways to maintain your sanity by Margot Carmichael Lester – monster.com At almost every company, the people working there are like members of a dysfunctional family. You have the control freak, the baby, the slightly off-center aunt. And with all this dysfunction surrounding you, […]

Practicing the Art of Detached Focus

Posted on November 2, 2011 By Editor in Get More Done

Achieving more by letting go by Ciara Conlon – lifehack.org We all have goals. Some of them are relatively simple, like getting through your to-do list in a single day. Others may be far-reaching, like securing a particular job or starting your own business. Whatever […]

How Fabric Can Weave Its Way Into Your Exhibit

Posted on November 1, 2011 By Editor in Features

The lightweight material that’s heavy on impact by Christopher Fordham, Senior Account Executive, Moss Inc. On today’s show floor, we’re seeing more fabric than ever before. Fabric is being used in more ways and in more applications than it ever has. Now that fabric is […]