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Category: Ben’s Tips

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: GAAP vs. Operating Financial Statements

Try supplementing your GAAP financial statements with an operating statement to get a clearer view of the your expenses and revenue. 

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Rightsizing Your Hotel

When choosing a hotel for your event or meeting, don’t immediately go for the largest, most luxurious option available. Instead, book one that fits the size of your group to create the feeling of ownership over the space.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Getting to Yes

In the book “Getting to Yes” there are 4 simple rules to elevate your problem solving and negotiating tactics: Focus on the problem, not the people Focus on your interest, not your position Insist on objective criteria Focus on mutual …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: A/V Logistics

A successful A/V set up will go unnoticed and presentations will run smoothly. It’s also really easy to screw up. Always have multiple back-up plans and rehearse your set-up ahead of time.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Avoiding Unnecessary Risks

As a business leader, putting yourself in danger by climbing a ladder or speeding is a risk to more than yourself. If you end up injured and unable to work, your ability to lead will also be affected.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Civility in Disagreement

It’s totally fine to say “I disagree with you.” What matters is how you frame your disagreement to maintain a sense of civility.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: The Value of an “Old-Fashioned” Calendar

At first glance, it would seem that physical calendars are obsolete thanks to apps like Outlook and Google Calendar. However, they still have advantages over their digital versions.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Non-Dues Revenue

Get creative with finding sources of revenue outside dues. In the process, you can create more value for all of your members.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Password Security

In today’s digital business environment, protecting your data is more important than ever. One of the simplest ways to protect yourself is by using a strong password that’s hard to guess.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: I GET to do this

Change your language from “I HAVE to…” to “I GET to…” so that you can be a more effective leader. Joe Mechlinski’s website: https://bit.ly/2EYXQyz