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Roles Needed to Run an Awards Banquet

Awards season is upon us, which means more events, more opportunities for moments of engagement, and for some, more confusion about how to put on an event that will elicit excitement and post-show chatter. If you’re in the event planning category, don’t worry, we’ve...

Preparation Precedes Success

This statement seems simple, but when you dig a little deeper it involves a lot of moving parts and action steps that require detail and careful thought. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “preparation” is defined as “the action or process of making...

Episode 24: The Power of a Reminder

 “People don’t need to be told, they simply need to be reminded.” Check out today’s episode of The Higher Level Podcast to hear Sean talk about the importance of traditions that unite organizations, as well as why our behaviors, traditions, and culture should remind...

Why Giving Out Awards at Your Holiday Party is Important

“What is celebrated gets reproduced.”    Company holiday parties can be a great way to elevate your culture, while still having fun and taking a break from normal day-to-day activities. One way to do this is by giving out awards. Not sure whether it’s a good idea?...

Icebreaker Games | Block Your Eyes!

https://youtu.be/KIM4ExSuo6Q   Need a fun, engaging icebreaker activity for your next event or group gathering? Try out “Block Your Eyes!” This team building game is the perfect way to get your team members or event goers interacting with each other and...

Episode 23: Do What’s Right, Not What’s Easy

 “Leaders choose to do what’s right, not what’s easy.” In today’s episode, Sean shares the story of Billy Ray Harris, a homeless man living in Kansas City, who made a decision that indirectly changed the course of his life. Today’s episode dives into what it means to...

Why Everyday Workplace Culture Matters

What is culture? Why is it important? No matter where you go or what types of organizations you’re involved in, culture is always a factor. It affects your attitude walking into work in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. It is a driving force in the correlation...

Episode 22: People Support What They Help Create

 "People support what they help create." In today’s episode of Motivation Monday, Sean is joined by Brian Biddiscombe, a former business development intern at Elevate. Together, Sean and Brian discuss leadership, not as a dictatorship, but as a way to nurture and...

Choices & Changing Leaves

As the seasons change, so do the leaves, and if you’re anything like us, you probably want to collect all the beautiful colors that come from the changing seasons.  Sean Specie, our Chief Strategy Officer, once said the phrase “the choices we make in the seasons we’re...

Episode 21: Casting Vision

 “Great leaders cast vision for others to believe in, take part in, and take action towards." In today’s episode of The Higher Level Podcast, Sean focuses on one unifying theme of great leadership: casting vision. Regardless of your title, whether it’s, CEO, founder,...

Travel Playlist: You’re the DJ

Picture this: You’re the DJ.  You’ve got a long road trip ahead and you want to be fully prepared to take the lead on aux.  This is a chance for you to show how much you care about your friends and their interests by creating a fully rounded playlist for the people in...

Being a Team Player, On and Off the Court

I’m sure we all remember that feeling of being a part of something bigger than ourselves, like being on a team. Being on a team meant pushing one another, performing together, stepping up to the plate, and celebrating together.  Being part of a team is nothing shy of...

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Roles Needed to Run an Awards Banquet

Awards season is upon us, which means more events, more opportunities for moments of engagement, and for some, more confusion about how to put on an event that will elicit excitement and post-show chatter. If you’re in the event planning category, don’t worry, we’ve...

Preparation Precedes Success

This statement seems simple, but when you dig a little deeper it involves a lot of moving parts and action steps that require detail and careful thought. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “preparation” is defined as “the action or process of making...

Episode 24: The Power of a Reminder

 “People don’t need to be told, they simply need to be reminded.” Check out today’s episode of The Higher Level Podcast to hear Sean talk about the importance of traditions that unite organizations, as well as why our behaviors, traditions, and culture should remind...