Three Lessons I Learned in my First Year as an Agency President

When I became president of One Smooth Stone a year ago, I quickly learned the functional duties of the position, but it took some time for me to fully appreciate the stewardship role that comes with the title. Recently I’ve reflected on some lessons I have learned while growing into my role as president and … More Three Lessons I Learned in my First Year as an Agency President

Memorable Speakers: Pranav Mistry and the Magic of Technology

The list of the most popular TED Talks of all time contains well known speakers such as Daniel Pink and Tony Robbins, who have earned their way into the speakers hall of fame for their ability to engage and motivate. You might not be as familiar with one of the names, though: Pranav Mistry. You … More Memorable Speakers: Pranav Mistry and the Magic of Technology

How to Connect with Audiences in a Large Setting

When you speak before a large audience, creating engagement can be a challenge. You’re battling the impersonal nature of a large setting, and it’s difficult to connect with people individually. Fortunately, there are a few solutions available that will help you create engagement. Although the following tools are useful in any type of venue, they … More How to Connect with Audiences in a Large Setting

How to Give Your Audience a Say Planning in Your Event Content

The Firefly Music Festival recently made headlines by announcing that the 2017 event will be the first fan-curated music festival. Attendees will have a say in just about every aspect of the event, including the choice of musicians who appear, layout of the festival, merchandising and the food served. The fan curation will occur via … More How to Give Your Audience a Say Planning in Your Event Content

How Twitter Changed Televised Events in 2016

One of the major news stories of 2016 in the digital world was Twitter’s battle for survival. Twitter endured layoffs, speculation about takeovers, and criticisms of its business model. And yet, Twitter is still standing. Its ability to give brands a platform for innovation may have something to do with the company’s continued relevance. A … More How Twitter Changed Televised Events in 2016