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The Greater Lansing Blog
Author: Amanda Toy, CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA
Amanda Toy is the Associate Director of Sales with the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, focused on the State Association and State Government Markets.
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As a meeting professional, we often get “caught in the weeds”. We feel so trapped in the logistics of day-to-day, conference-to-conference, BEO to BEO, that we don’t think about WHO we are and the human side of our job. Envision a world where no one shared their strengths, talents and personality. Imagine if we just showed up, completed the check-list and went home. Some days, that’s kind of how it is! Now, what if we dug deep into who we are, what we stand for, and what organic personality traits we can share? What a colorful, fantastic, energizing workspace we could enjoy.
We are busy people. If we aren’t busy, we should be; life is too sweet to not embrace the possibilities. As Time Management becomes a new trend in balance, here are the top 6 tips to practice, practice, practice!
- Amanda Toy, CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA (3)
- Brenda Haight, CMP, CTA (2)
- Brendan Dwyer, CTA (200)
- Heather Kim, CMP, CTA (2)
- Kate Mudgett (2)
- Lauren Grattan (1)
- Lauren Williams, CTA (2)
- Lori Lanspeary, CTA (249)
- Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA (2)
- Matt Vande Bunte (12)
- Nate Reens (8)
- Stephanie Wohlfert, CMP, CTA (1)