A rant of the three idiocies of professional event managers. And a plea for simple marketing that allows us help your event to succeed.
“Don’t think who is best or worst – this is a network not a pyramid. Think of peer network which we are each shaping with our strengths, capabilities and influence to create a set of relationships that go with us into the future.”
I read Amartya Sen’s Identity and Violence to think about our counsel to develop a strong non-company specific work identity. Would he agree? Might our enthusiasm for a strong identity by misplaced?
It’s so hard not to take disappointment personally. I am not sure we shouldn’t anyway. But we should at least put it in a bigger picture.
Henry Thoreau counters fear that he may go hungry with a view of the world as interconnected and meaningful.
Procrastination is always so annoying. But do we make it worse by trying to work when we are tired and thinking we have to compromise rather than move in the direction of “the channel in which our life flows”.