Tomorrow I fly to Montreal to attend the Green Meetings Industry Council's Sustainable Meetings Conference and to facilitate a few activities there.
During the recent online debate within the #eventprofs community over what constitutes on influencer, one of my Facebook friends, Karen Vizer, posted a 2009 Tedx presentation by Simon Sinek, author of the book Start With Why. I found it riveting and, for me, it explained clearly why some people inspire me to take an action while others don't.
A small storm was unleashed last week when Successful Meetings published a list of top meetings/events industry influencers for the year 2012 including 12 men, 1 bug and 0 women. It was later revealed that the list was not complete and that the remaining names yet to be announced on SM's list of 25 most influential people in our industry, belong mostly to women.
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