Fixing a Tesla Powerwall that isn’t charging

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on my Vermont home. Yes, we get those kinds of outages now and then in rural Vermont.). Related posts: Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference.

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Can a rehearsal be better than a concert?

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Every summer since 1951, the world-famous Marlboro Music Festival takes place my small Vermont hometown. Event design Brattleboro Concert Choir concert event experience Marlboro Music Festival meeting music rehearsal social special events vermont

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Mountain Festivals Beckon Groups

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Vermont Renaissance Faire. Think Game of Thrones when you head to Vermont Renaissance Faire , a hit since it opened in 2016. An armor-clad soldier thrusts a sword toward the sky in a mountain meadow.

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Get InsPIred to Take A Slice Out of Pi Day

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Vermont: Apple Pie. Apple pie become the official state pie of Vermont in 1999. They’re available at the family-owned Red Fox Inn in Bondville, Vermont. Bring your ap-PIE-tite to meetings today!

Tips on Culinary Marketing From a (Sometime) Food Writer

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Vermont, for example, has a powerful food brand that many producers adopt to promote their products and that the state uses to attract tourists. Vermont is a sparsely populated, off-the-beaten-path state of mountains and challenging roads.

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New Ski Conglomerate Purchases Deer Valley Resort

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Hotels & Resorts News california Canada colorado Deer Valley Resort Latest News mammoth resorts ontario quebec resort purchases ski ski resorts vermont west virginia

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Being Present in the Age of the Mind Outside the Brain

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Read the full article at Conferences That Work Related posts: A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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Power in hotel rooms done right!

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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27 years of peer conferences

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The first peer conference I convened and designed was held June 3 – 5, 1992 at Marlboro College, Vermont. Good things come in threes. Though I usually overlook anniversaries, I noticed one this morning.

You can’t make people change. But…

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Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. “You can’t make people change. But you can create an environment where they choose to.”

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Two scientists walk into a conference…

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Here’s an illuminating story from the pages of a New Yorker article about Jim Simons , the noted mathematician founder of Renaissance Technologies, one of the world’s largest hedge funds, and a funder of a variety of research projects: Read the full article at Conferences That Work Related posts: Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference.

Why I love conference facilitation and design

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Related posts: Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. Here’s an example of why I love conference facilitation and design.

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Two free easy ways to create graphics for blog posts and presentations

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Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference.

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The top educational meeting format

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont. What’s an Ideal Meeting?

A free guide to creating peer conferences

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Sue, Scenes from a peer conference A slideshow of images from the Third Annual Vermont Vision For A Multicultural Future peer conference, held at the Mount Snow Grand Summit Resort November 6-7, 2014.

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Introduction to my new book Event Crowdsourcing

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I immigrated to the United States after falling in love with Vermont, a rural state with no opportunity to continue the big-lab science path I’d been traveling. Here’s a teaser: the introduction to my new book Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Meetings People Actually Want and Need.

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How to facilitate a community discussion using fishbowl

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My task: design and facilitate a two-hour community discussion in response to a bombshell announcement made by the largest employer in my tiny rural hometown of Marlboro, Vermont. What’s the best way to facilitate a community discussion?

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Q&A with Adrian Segar on Crowdsourcing

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How to help meeting design clients figure out what they really want and need

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But this is a roundabout way of avoiding the all-important question that is rarely fully and productively explored: Read the full article at Conferences That Work Related posts: Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. Great — a client who doesn’t know what they want! Recently, a client asked for help designing a new conference.

Learning in community at conferences

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Create Powerful Meetings Instead of Power-over Meetings

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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Lessons from Anguilla — Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Read the full article at Conferences That Work Related posts: A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont. 8AM (AST) UPDATE: Eye of #Irma directly on #StMartin , northern eyewall pounding #Anguilla , coms going down.

2018 162

The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet

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2019 194

What’s most important about an event, the gift or the wrapping?

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Whoever they are—young developing leaders, A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

2018 225

Why you should hire curious people

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When I first visited Vermont I became aware of something that I’d unknowingly wanted for a long time. Why should you hire curious people? Because the future of work belongs to the neo-generalist. And neo-generalists are intensely curious.

2019 210

AlphaZero, machine learning, and the future of work

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

2019 194

Four reasons why traditional conferences are obsolete

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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Facilitation, rapt attention, and love

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Related posts: A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont. Why am I drawn to facilitation?

2016 156

The best way to fundamentally improve your dull conference

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Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. I’ve been attending conferences for over forty years. Most of them are dull and largely irrelevant.

2018 150

How to use dot voting to choose the sessions your attendees need and want

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Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference. How do we build conference programs that attendees actually want and need?

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What Makes Conferences Work? – Q&A with Adrian Segar

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He currently resides in Marlboro, Vermont and has earned a Physics B.A Taking frequent breaks : I enjoy the beautiful Vermont landscape that surrounds me! QnA with Event Industry Influencer, Author and Founder of Conferences That Work – Adrian Segar.

2019 103

Creating Conferences That Work with Adrian Segar

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Sue, Scenes from a peer conference—part 2 Since 2012, I’ve had the privilege of designing and facilitating the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Peer Conference.

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Top Pick Venues that Host Youth Events

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It’s also close to Montreal, Quebec City, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. Choosing a venue to host your youth event is a unique challenge.

2020 50

Love Local Catering

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Love Local Catering has been operating in some capacity for about 8 years across Vermont and New Hampshire.

2018 38

Event Crowdsourcing testimonials

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Sue, A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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The most important thing to wear for winter running

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Six months ago, at the age of 67, I began running daily for the first time in my life on the dirt roads that surround my rural Vermont home. Thanks to Lois, I learned how to dress and be safely equipped for running in the winter in Vermont.

2020 37

A Bit Off the Beaten Track, But Totally Worth It: New & Renovated

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This 129-year-old property on Vermont’s Lake Champlain is well into a multiyear rejuventation that includes 144 guest rooms and cottages, two major public and meeting spaces, plus resort-wide Wi-Fi. Harold Lloyd Estate.

Poke, Remixed Breakfast Among Latest Food Trends

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Or let Stowe Mountain Lodge in Vermont take it to a new level with a cozy setup around a wood-burning fireplace, complete with iron kettle coffee. Food trends change as often as fashion trends.

2017 72

Using Images To Spark Group Interaction and Creativity

PCMA Convene

25–27, at The Essex in Essex, Vermont, where around 100 magazine publishers, editors, and creative directors — Lane Press clients (like Convene ) and non-clients — explored challenges specific to those in the media and print magazine business today.

2017 73

Five reasons NOT to use a Conferences That Work meeting design

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A birthday present for you on the 21st anniversary of Conferences That Work What a long strange trip it’s been The first Conferences That Work event was held June 3–5, 1992, at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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