My friends, I wanted to share a really remarkable moment for two of my great friends Duncan and Lee Ann McKee. Nine years ago, they launched STIX, Motivation Through Music. I was present at their very first corporate gig, and it was an amazing experience. Nearly 100 people, coming together, playing Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” […]
All the bits and pieces required for running a successful event!
I’ve had a few recent reminders about this, working with some other professional services companies. All of them have been really talented in their respective fields but were lacking in their ability to communicate on the work we were doing together. Weeks would go by and I’d hear nothing, so I’d follow-up and say hey,
A few months ago I met Kavita Jhunjhunwala and was immediately impressed, as she is such a dynamic and creative professional. Having just relocated to Singapore to give her businesses a more Asia Pacific focus, Kavita is the co-founder of two companies, Pi Social Media which delivers back-end social media solutions; and what we’re going
I attended an event last week; it was a great event, all except one speaker. He was speaking on behalf of the platinum sponsor AND essentially, he did a product pitch. It was just awful and long before the end of his presentation, I wanted him to stop. It was so bad; the entire audience
A chat with Dane Anderson, CEO and Executive Vice President, Springboard Research I had the pleasure of working with Dane Anderson when we were both at IDC. Dane is a terrific person and I have tremendous respect for him as an analyst, as well as his deep knowledge of the ITC industry, especially in Asia
A few years ago I attended a MICE event in Singapore. It was a fabulous event, fully supported by the Singapore Government, as growing this business is seen as a big priority for future growth in Singapore. As such, the casinos were approved, featuring extensive conference and exhibition space. In fact, the owners of Marina
I’ve attended thousands of events, whether I’ve organised them, participated in them, or just been there to listen, and there is one thing that happens far too many times. The speakers are mind numbingly boring; to the point you’d rather put red hot pins in your eyes than sit and listen for another second. Thankfully,