Diary of an #Eventprof

A blog on the crazy and inspiring world of events

How to get heard: The anatomy of power games (Leaders Plus, Part 1)

How can I get my voice heard returning to work as a new parent, and how has being a parent changed my leadership approach? Continue reading “How to get heard: The anatomy of power games (Leaders Plus, Part 1)”

Bipolar & Me

My name is Helen Moon, I’m an Events Professional and I have Bipolar. Continue reading “Bipolar & Me”

Be bold for change

This week saw 2017’s International Women’s Day, and the campaign message #beboldforchange, encouraging all women to be bolder, stronger and more powerful in all spheres of their lives.  Continue reading “Be bold for change”

It’s all about Automation #eventprofs

Anyone who manages the marketing and communications for their business or events programme knows the workload and overall minefield that can be faced by the numerous digital channels, media and programmes that are available to us as event professionals. Continue reading “It’s all about Automation #eventprofs”

Don’t forget Generation X

I love reading those posts on social media feeds where employers and event organisers have really gone the extra mile in terms of engagement, retention, and content, and generally making the day to day lives of people more enjoyable. Continue reading “Don’t forget Generation X”

The importance of free speech

I don’t need to tell you that it’s a little bit crazy on the world merry-go-round right now, crazy and some would go so far as to say dangerous.

Significant political moves to the far right and of extreme nationalism are threatening the liberal foundations of 70 years of relative peace and stability within Europe, but also attempting to threaten globalisation. Continue reading “The importance of free speech”

Freelancing… what’s the benefit?

There’s an interesting legal case that has taken place this week, that’s probably going to go to the Supreme Court, and it’s got nothing to do with Brexit or the Donald! Continue reading “Freelancing… what’s the benefit?”

Networking isn’t working

I received a message this week from a Senior Event Manager at a very large corporate, who shall remain anonymous, asking for more information on EWL. Continue reading “Networking isn’t working”

“You just keep me hanging on!”

What a week! What started off fairly franticly has proved to be quite a productive 5 days in old event land, with a very satisfying conclusion, but it certainly hasn’t been easy.

We’re just under a week away from the first official event on the EWL Club 2017 event programme, and up until 5 hours ago I was still without an official venue (though negotiations were underway). Continue reading ““You just keep me hanging on!””

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