The philosopher George Santayana famously wrote: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” It’s hardly the most cheerful of lines. But what if we look at it a little differently? Suppose we were to modify things a bit: “Those who cannot remember how they came by their success will find it hard to be successful in the future.” Not a quote that is destined to become a classic, perhaps, but it allows me to illustrate an important point.
As a Planner you are a Project Manager on each event (conference/meeting/special event/festival, etc.) you organize. To successfully manage and execute your event you require the knowledge to capably oversee many different aspects of the event, including your suppliers.
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How do you plan the details so that nothing is forgotten during one of your events? You need more than a to do list and a great memory. You need the ability to ignore the “non essential time sensitive” stuff for as long as it takes to focus on the “essential non time sensitive” stuff. All sound familiar? It should, as Steven Covey says it in the third habit “Put First Things First”.