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Sprechen Sie Trade Show?

Posted on January 7, 2011 in On the Show Floor

For most new event and exhibit professionals, the industy lingo goes from confusing to downright baffling. And guess what? Even if you’ve been on the trade show floor for years, new terms can have you scratching your head, too. Here’s a quick guide to help you with some of the most confusing trade show jargon.

How to Review Your Communication Capabilities

Posted on May 31, 2010 in Your Career

Most of us think of ourselves as great communicators. Why not? We’ve been talking since we were toddlers. But communication is more than just words. It’s what you say, how you say it and how you relate to the people with whom you’re speaking. What are the areas you should concentrate on to become a better communicator?

Beat Business Jargon

Posted on May 26, 2010 in Get More Done

Business jargon and buzz words. They sound cool. They sound now. And everyone jumps on the bandwagon to use them. The problem is all this “new-speak” can be confusing and misleading, and that can spell disaster for business relationships. But how do you break the cycle of language abuse?