How to Overcome Conference Challenges

'Tis that time of year again, my friends...the ATD International Conference & Expo (some call it "ICE") is coming up soon (less than 2 weeks away as I write this!), and I am simply giddy with excitement. I'm not ashamed to admit that one reason I'm giddy is because this year's conference is in San … Continue reading How to Overcome Conference Challenges

How to Combat “Inspiration Overload” After a Conference

Fun fact about yours truly: I have the privilege of serving on the Board of Directors for my local chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD - formerly ASTD). Last week, I was able to attend the organization's annual Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC), where I was also able to present a session. The conference, in … Continue reading How to Combat “Inspiration Overload” After a Conference

3 Ways to Have a Really Bad Time at a Conference

Greetings from fabulous Las Vegas! This week, I'm attending (and speaking at!) the annual Skillsoft user conference, Perspectives 2014. My session was Tuesday afternoon during one of the pre-conference workshops - technically, the conference begins Wednesday morning. Needless to say, I lucked out on the timing of my session...it's all done early, so now I … Continue reading 3 Ways to Have a Really Bad Time at a Conference