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My contract with myself

Conferences that Work

” That is the contract I wrote for myself in August 2005. Though the workshop process of creating a contract is unique for each person, mine evolved directly from my visualization experience. It seems obvious in retrospect, but it involved some hard work! “I am a glowing, powerful, and complex man.”

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Becoming a writer

Conferences that Work

Since 2005, I’ve written three successful books on meeting design and facilitation and over 800 weekly blog posts on a wide range of topics. And then in 2005, twenty-eight years later, I felt compelled to write a book about the new ways I’d developed to design and lead conferences that became what the participants wanted and needed. .”

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Unexpected experiences of awe

Conferences that Work

November 11, 2005, flying home from a Phoenix conference The flight attendant didn’t hand me the cup of ice water but put it directly on my tray. No, I didn’t see a breathtaking sunset, the moon’s shadow racing across the earth as an eclipse began, The Grand Canyon, or the dazzling lights of a great city.

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Event Registration with Purpose and Results in Mind

Event Industry News

Validar was founded in 2005 based upon our Founders experience as a receiver of data from events. He used to manage a large sales team for a public company, and recognised an opportunity to help Event Marketers better understand and articulate their true value. We believe most Event Marketers do not get the full credit […]

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Validar shortlisted for Best Onsite Badging and Check-In Solutions at Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

Validar was founded in 2005 based upon our Founders experience as a receiver of data from events. He used to manage a large sales team for a public company, and recognised an opportunity to help Event Marketers better understand and articulate their true value. We believe most Event Marketers do not get the full credit […]

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Validar shortlisted for Event Technology Award

Event Industry News

Validar was founded in 2005 based upon our Founders experience as a receiver of data from events. He used to manage a large sales team for a public company, and recognized an opportunity to help Event Marketers better understand and articulate their true value. We believe most Event Marketers do not get the full credit […]

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Nine practical tips to letting go in a chaotic world

Conferences that Work

5 — Remember who you are I have a contract with myself , that I developed in 2005. Do I need to be thinking this thought right now 😀? Usually, the answer is “no”! Sometimes, I notice I’m circling through thoughts and feelings about a fantasized future unrelated to the current moment.

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