Tag Archive: connexity

From Strangers To Friends: Bridging Attendee Loneliness With Conference Community

Tweet Everybody needs to know Somebody who cares. Just a friendly face You can trust to be there. Are you afraid to be known And not be a stranger? Everyone’s connected but no one is connecting The human element has long been missing Tell me, have you seen it? Have you seen it? Alone by…

Five Colossal Rotten Ways To Torpedo Your Conference Growth

Tweet Very few of us want to see our conferences grow and expand. Right? Similarly, very few of us are willing to make changes to the conference agenda, planning process and attendee experience all in the name of growth. Right again! We do everything we can to avoid change. So if change is associated with…

Why Your Conference Should Adopt The Healthy Family Metaphor

Tweet Did your parents expect you to eventually get a job and your own place to live? Mine did. Did they spend their entire lives loving you, teaching you and training you to eventually make your own decisions? Mine did. Sure, my parents didn’t want me to move across the globe and never see them…

The Neuroscience of Networking: Why Networking Matters To Your Conference

Tweet Your brain is passionate about one thing. So much so that when it is not thinking about a problem or focused on something specific, it defaults to doing this one thing. Neuroscientist Dr. Matthew Lieberman says that our brains have a passion of their own. “We know this because our brains seem to devote…

Home For The Holidays? Stay On The Lookout For Conference Ideas

Tweet Some families have everyone in close proximity. They share day-to-day life experiences all the time. As one with family spread from coast to coast, I have to admit, sometimes I envy that proximal edge. But when families like mine board planes, trains and automobiles to spend the holidays together, it’s quite a celebration. Interesting,…