Thought Box: Reflections on Lifelong Learning

Thought Box: Reflections on Lifelong Learning

I came across this quote today and it made get in my thought box and continue to think about lifelong learning as an meeting and event planner. “A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.” ~Chinese Proverb There is a wealth of...
5 Keys to Lifelong Learning

5 Keys to Lifelong Learning

I can’t believe the summer is nearly half-way over. Retail stores barely let you get in the door without shouting “Back to School” with bright colored signage, and #2 pencils. However, it’s that time again, time to get the kids their items for...
Ask the Readers: Your Best Time Management App?

Ask the Readers: Your Best Time Management App?

This week, Plan It On a Post-It would like to ask our readers a question:   What smartphone app helps you best manage your time as an event planner?   To respond, do so in the comments below!   Do you have a question you’d like to ask Plan It On A...
Book Review: Change Anything

Book Review: Change Anything

A few years back at MPI’s WEC education event, I was given a book called Change Anything, The New Science of Personal Success by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler. After unpacking all of the fun items, books, and...
Putting First Things First

Putting First Things First

With the many emails, phone calls, and IM’s that event planners decipher through all day, prioritizing our workload can be taxing. At times event planners can feel as though they are handling the most important thing on their desk. However, a closer look could...