Tag Archives: event management


4 Reasons Why Technology is Changing the Events Industry

After many years in the post-GFC doldrums, the events industry is growing. Revenue has increased by 2.7% annually over the last five years to reach $4.4 billion in Australia, largely due to stable downstream demand for event production services, according to the Event Promotion and Management Services – Australia Market...

HOW MADONNA TAUGHT ME THE VALUE OF TIME

By Peter Jack Whilst driving to work the other day, the song Hung Up came on the radio and I started to think. Not about pop music or consumerism - or Madonna's knack for consistently hitting the zeitgeist - but about time. In particular, the value of time. Madonna toured Australia in...

Why you are allowed to be yourself at work.

For three years, the Harvard Business Review did research into the relationship between authenticity and effective leadership. 'Simply put, people will not follow a leader they feel is inauthentic. But the executives they questioned made it clear that to be authentic, they needed to work for an authentic organisation'. Through...

To succeed as a presenter, you must think like a designer.

According to Slide:ology ‘the art and science of creating great presentations’ - written by Nancy Duarte, Principal of Duarte Design (a great book, I recommend you read it), the firm that created the presentation for Al Gore’s Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth the time estimated for developing a presentation is...

Daily Ritual: The Stand-Up Meeting

Stand-Up or Daily Scrum meetings first up in the morning are an awesome way to share achievements, set goals and commitments for the day, share roadblocks, ask for help and stretch the legs before you disappear back to your desk and into your inbox. Like any project management tool, you...