How often have you received e-mails that made no sense or asked you to scroll down the thread to get the information you need? Too many times! Continue reading
6. Stay Motivated The Whole Time: When you’re on the trade show floor for days on end, it can be tricky to keep a consistent, energetic stamina from the start of day one to the final minute of the last day. In order to ensure a quality experience for all those you interact with, find incentives, whether internally or with coworkers, that will keep you motivated to represent your company well. If it’s exceeding your personal and company goals or holding a contest between booth staff, find a way to keep trade show morale up.
Trade shows are a huge investment for companies that attend and exhibit at them annually. The question always comes back to – what is the ROI on the event and is it worth attending again.
I have always believed in empowering employees – whether they are front line employees to managers who I have supervised; simply because I believe that most employees want to do they can on a daily basis.
So what is employee empowerment? Continue reading
There are two schools of thought on the millennial generation, ranging from, ‘they are the entitled generation’ to ‘the generation of change’. Whatever definition is applied, one issue is clear, this generation does at some level represent change in the workplace and they clearly strive for a balanced life – desiring fulfillment at both work and home.
Business travel is an essential part of life and yes, it can be exhausting. Last year I had thirteen business trips – conducting sales calls and attending trade shows. Then there is the choice of keeping up with the workload while on the road, or tackling it when returning to the office. Guess which option I choose – yep! I choose to keep up with the workload while traveling. It was one of my most exhausting years ever! However, I was able to stay on top of everything and not miss a beat!