Pulitzer Prize-winning author, presidential historian, biographer, and political commentator Doris Kearns Goodwin has spent her writing career meticulously excavating stories that reveal the talents and foibles of the leaders who helped forge the United States.
Design and innovation expert Bruce Nussbaum believes creativity is not an innate trait but a set of business competencies that you cultivate and implement regularly - and it's critical to generating economic value. What does that have to do with the meetings industry? Plenty, and it starts with rethinking your role.
In "Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream," published in 2000, urban planners Jeff Speck, Andrés Duany, and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk depicted America’s post-World War II.
In 'Smart Thinking,' Art Markman, Ph.D., shows how we can learn more effectively by understanding the way our minds and memories function. We asked Markman to train his thoughts on how participants can get the most out of — i.e., recall and implement what they learn at — conferences. It turns out that the number three plays a key role.
In his international bestselling book 'The Medici Effect', Frans Johansson showed us how diversity drives innovation. With 'The Click Moment,' he makes the case that success has as much to do with serendipity as hard work - and that there are ways that you can make randomness work in your favor.