Psychology

Conflict Resolution Strategies for Event Management Teams

Conflict Resolution Strategies for Event Management Teams

This article shares efficient conflict resolution tools to de-escalate difficult conflicting situations and resolve disputes. Planning an event is highly stressful and inherently prone to conflict because it involves multiple hands doing different things all at once. Event day can be even more stressful – the whole team feels pressure to succeed, and emotions run …

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Event Planner Burn-Out

“Help! I’m Overwhelmed.” How To Avoid Event Planner Burn-Out

Event planner burn-out is one of the main reasons talented planners leave the industry. Here are the signs you’re approaching exhaustion. As an event planner, you are responsible for every aspect of the planning of the event. Among your list of responsibilities, you narrow down venue options, determine the event budget, arrange services, and most importantly, …

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How Event Pros Can Manage Stress With Emotional Intelligence

How Event Pros Can Manage Stress With Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a critical characteristic of event professionals who are stress-resilient, adaptable, and in control of any situation. Imagine that you have taken time off your busy schedule and you are having a relaxed day indoors. Your attire is aligned with the mood of the day when suddenly, the doorbell rings. You were not …

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Recommended Reading For Event Pros: Books About Habits

Recommended Reading For Event Pros: Books About Habits

Habits are essential for any event business owner, but for event professionals, they’re particularly critical. A high-stress environment, work on nights and weekends, and client pressures often mean that event pros let their healthy business habits slide.  Keep your portfolio updated, blog regularly, do your marketing, and stay on top of your bookkeeping. These are …

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The ABCs of Building Client Relationships During Times Of Change

The ABCs of Building Client Relationships During Times Of Change

The event industry has changed, but the basics of building client relationships during times of change remain as critical as ever. These ABCs of building relationships with your clients will foster trust and appreciation through difficult times.  In this upside-down world we find ourselves in, it is essential to recognize that old business practices are …

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