“Pay it forward” has been a popular term for many years. For me, this term applies in two situations: 1) When we are at a time when things are going fairly well in both our professional and personal lives, and 2) When we need to be grateful for all that we have. We have the […]
The moment we enter a meeting, our educational experience begins. From the signage and staff who greet us, to the table guests we share lunch with, every part of a gathering provides learning opportunities. Like anything in life, we have to want to be educated. When we attend a MPISCC gathering, we need to give careful thought to our […]
We meeting professionals juggle so much that we seem to have an infinite reservoir of memory storage space for all the people, situations and drama that come into our lives. Often this is good. Sometimes it can create challenges. I have a pretty good memory. When I think of memory, I’m mindful that there are good memories […]
With careful and thoughtful planning, we will avoid embarrassing and costly mistakes for our organizations. A misstep in our planning can result in an epic blunder that could shatter the financial security and image of our organizations. My advice is to slow down and methodically plan our approaches to both our strategic and tactical logistical planning.
Teaching at the university level is exciting, a lot of work, and provides the opportunity to continually hone our craft.