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What to do when faced with organising a Virtual AGM

What to do when faced with organising a Virtual AGM or exceptional shareholder/stakeholder meeting for the first time!  Many organisations including not for profits will have written into their constitutions the need to have Annual General Meetings (AGMs). Historically, these have taken place in person. Due to Covid-19, many organisations are now finding themselves having to hold

Five top tips on how to ace presenting virtually and in person

In our roles as presenters, trainers and facilitators, we are frequently asked the question of how to do a presentation with impact. Given the current circumstances, we are increasingly asked this question for not just face to face presentations but virtual too. So we’ve pulled together our Five Top Tips on How to Ace Presenting Virtually and In Person.

Why work with an event content curator or designer?

Why work with an event content curator or designer? In our experience at HaslerHill Consulting, teams do not always have the time or experience to plan and deliver high impact events based on quality content. We have observed much of the effort being focused on the logistics (where, when, who and how) - these are

How to ace virtual interviews – top tips for interviewees and interviewers

From both an interviewee and interviewer’s perspective, virtual interviews are increasingly the norm. However, this can be anxiety inducing especially if you have not previously had to interview in this way. Based on our extensive experience of working with clients – individuals and organisations – we have highlighted below our top tips for preparing, executing

Key insights from a leading event producer – taking events virtual during Covid-19

“Key insights from a leading event producer – taking events virtual during Covid-19” is the second of a series of articles where we interview industry leaders on their experiences in this “new normal” world that the event industry currently finds itself in. Hugh Edwards is a well-known figure in the UK events industry as co-founder

Key learnings on taking events into the virtual space during Covid-19 – insights of an experienced event planner

Key learnings on taking events into the virtual space during Covid-19 – insights of an experienced event planner This blog was prompted by us participating in a Delegate Wrangler* livestream event discussing the response of the events industry to the Covid-19 crisis. The honest truth is, we would not have attended this livestream event, Sally

Ten top tips on how to put some much needed va va zoom into your virtual meetings!

Tired, exhausted, fatigued by virtual meetings? Here are ten top tips on how to put some much needed va va zoom into your virtual meetings! Virtual meetings fatigue is setting in! We’re now in week six of “lockdown” and working virtually is taking its toll. One of the ways that we have found to keep

The Five Things You Need To Know To Maintain Your Visibility During Remote Working

The Five Things You Need To Know To Maintain Your Visibility During Remote Working We are delighted to share a quote of our colleague Rebecca Hill in a recent Forbes article by Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj on how to maintain your visibility during remote working. This is a business critical skill and need in these times! We

Five top tips to plan and host successful virtual meetings

Five Top Tips to plan and host successful virtual meetings Given the times we are living in, we thought it would be useful to share a few tips on how to plan and host successful virtual meetings that pack a punch. Fortunately, my business partner, Rebecca Hill, has extensive experience of curating and delivering virtual

The pros and cons of neurodiversity in the workplace

This is a short confession about the ADHD of the author and how whilst it is a trouble he lives with it is also a massive benefit to the work he does.

How to work with your event host to maximise the impact of social media at your events

How to work with your event host to maximise the impact of social media at your events A recent high profile event that we attended got us thinking about how you can really maximize the impact of social media through the effective use of your event host. Some event hosts are very experienced, but often

Why should you consider using an external meeting facilitator for your key business meetings?

Why should you consider using an external meeting facilitator for your key business meetings? How many poorly prepared and delivered strategic business meetings have you participated in over the years? Often times, your colleagues and you have travelled incurring substantial costs from different locations to come together for workshops, away days, strategy or kick off

Three reasons why you should use a professional event host

Why should you use a professional event host?

With budgets ever tighter and the pressure on the bottom line ever increasing, it can be tempting for businesses to want to save money wherever possible especially when it comes to their events.