Welcome to retreat season (and potentially in-person) Let’s admit it, our teams whether new or old need a refresh. We need some time together to regroup, reevaluate, and reassess our goals as a team, company, etc. Maybe you have new team members you’ve added since 2020 who will definitely need to spend in-person time with your team to feel welcomed and understand the company culture a lot more now that they can actually meet their team and not over zoom.
Most people aren’t equipped to cut through the awkwardness of a social gathering just to make a new contact or two. Others have no choice. Skipping the gathering is not an option, especially with event tracking devices communicating every break out session attendance or bar visit. We get it. Which is why we have come up with a hot list of ice breaking opening lines to use on just about anyone as conversation joiners or starters.
Have you ever lost your train of thought mid-ride? Instead of barreling full speed ahead into your brilliant proclamation, something else popped up. Suddenly, your enthusiasm was replaced with the panicked urgency of thinking (often out loud) “crap, crap, crap, what was I literally JUST thinking!?!?”
As a mother, wife and business owner, I often find myself at the end of either of these two spectrums. A.) a very controlled tightly run ship which is basically running on autopilot or B.) surrounded by missing socks, forgotten lunches and a surge of business productivity.
Our team recently announced that Book Of Mormon’s star and supermom Kim Exum will speaking on the panel at NetworkBae. It is with great pleasure that we share this exclusive interview with the Broadway actress.
Maintaining a standard base recipe for your secret sauce as event planners can help you stay out of the weeds when it comes to the fun details, and help keep you organized. Creating an ultimate checklist however can improve efficiencies, help you make more money and definitely save you time.