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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Conflict of Interest

An effective way to eliminate any conflicts of interest is to have transparency. One way to do this is by having board members, or other decision makers, sign disclosures that highlight any potential conflicts. 

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Thanksgiving Thank You Notes

Thanksgiving is around the corner. Send important people in your personal and professional life a thank-you note to show gratitude for all they’ve done to help you.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Printed Marketing Materials

The world is increasingly going digital, but printed materials aren’t going away. Effective use of print can have a real impact and help spread your message.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Last Slide

Asking event speakers to have a these two things on their last slide can help add value for attendees.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Black Tie Events

Hosting special events at your conferences can be an effective way to provide more value, and entertainment, for members who attend. These occasions can also encourage them to come back, year after year.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: How to Dismiss an Employee

“If you ever feel good about firing somebody, you’re in the wrong line of work,” -Jim. 

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Print Both Sides

A simple but effective tactic, printing names on both sides of a name tag can prevent a lot of awkward moments at events.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Work Smarter AND Harder

Sometimes the best results come from working harder. Other times, success comes from working smarter.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Dual Relationships

A dual relationship can impact both your personal and professional life. One example is being friends with the company’s supplier. These types of relationships shouldn’t be entirely avoided but it’s important to be aware of potential pitfalls.