ConferenceCast – Podcasting for Conferences

    The average conference lasts between one and three days.   They’re expensive to put on and expensive to attend. So when it comes to deciding where a company spends its education budget, modern conferences need to provide value and demonstrate an ROI that continues to grow even after they end.   With pre-conference …

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Barnacle Networking for Introverts

  I am not a good networker. I don’t like to go out of my way to introduce myself, I don’t feel the need to meet new people, I certainly don’t like being in a room full of strangers whose only goal is to introduce themselves to someone new.   Sometimes, when I go to …

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Are You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable?

  One of the great things about negative thinking is it fosters innovation. Finding improvements to already useful items is a sure sign of someone who is not satisfied. For example, why would anyone build a better mouse trap? An entirely positive person would be happy simply because they have a mouse trap! If it …

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Are You Earning Loyalty or Demanding Loyalty from Younger Workers?

  Managers across the business landscape are seeing a new side to corporate loyalty. Gone are the days of fresh faced employees hoping someday to get that clichéd gold watch after decades of service.[1] A new perspective of employees looking out for themselves and letting the company worry about the company is more commonplace. Loyalty …

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