ESSAE Blog

Leadership Insights: Silence is not Affirmation

Author: Lowell Aplebaum, FASAE, CAE, CPF
Master Facilitator, Vision & Strategy Catalyst, Building Board, Staff, & Volunteer Leaders

The room was silent. He could hear the hotel staff vacuuming in the hall as he paused. He’d just presented the Big Idea to the board, and they weren’t saying anything. He looked to the Chair who shrugged, looked around the room, and said “Anyone got any questions?” Silence. “Ok then, looks like a ‘go’,” the Chair said, and the group moved on to the next order of business. 


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Email Soliciting Conference Attendee Lists

Some members, conference attendees, and exhibitors have been receiving emails from rogue list brokers claiming to have access to an ESSAE conference attendee list for sale.

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Two Simple Networking Tips

Two Simple Networking Tips to Incorporate in Your Next Virtual Event

Alexis Simoneau, CAE, Account Manager @ Map-Dynamics a NexTech AR Solutions Company 

Online meetings are fairly new for a lot of us. Association professionals and event organizers have been shoved into a world where the in-person meetings we know so well have been turned upside-down and we’re all being forced to adapt and learn brand new tools and methods for bringing people together. 

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5 Ways to Beat Work-from-Home Burnout

5 Ways to Beat Work-from-Home Burnout

Brought to you by the insurance professionals at HANYS Benefit Services

For many workers, their new “normal” routine consists of getting out of bed and logging on to work. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of employees working from their kitchen tables or living rooms rather than the office.

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HR Trends to Monitor in 2021

HR Trends to Monitor in 2021

Brought to you by the insurance professionals at HANYS Benefit Services

HR departments are given more and more responsibility each year, oftentimes with budgets that don’t match. This means HR teams must constantly seek ways to innovate and stay on top of trends if they want to compete in the marketplace, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Your Mindful Year

Your Mindful Year

This is the year for mindfulness in life and work.  

Mindfulness is observing the present moment non-judgmentally.

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