I spoke with a person recently who had an interesting perspective on meeting planning.
Last year, this man was new to his job, and one of his responsibilities was planning conferences for his organization. He never had done meeting planning, so he decided to attend RCMA 2006 in San Jose.
He thoroughly enjoyed the experience, gaining valuable knowledge and insight, and he returned home with enthusiasm for his meeting responsibilities.
But 10 days after RCMA, he came