Inspired by the acclaimed Candid Conversation live sessions at Catersource/The Special Event, the Candid Conversations podcast series brings together industry leaders and innovators to discuss juicy food ideas, dazzling event designs, and other boots-on-the-ground tips to help caterers and event planners be more successful in their businesses. These special guests might even slide in some inside scoop!
Candid Conversations by Catersource 95 - Carley Gauthier and Barbara Bouman
Build a Rockstar Sales & Marketing Plan with Carley Gauthier and Barbara Bouman, LiveNation.com. Barbara and Carley talk about creating a “smarketing” plan that aligns your sales and marketing initiatives throughout your target customer journey. Successfully align your sales and marketing team planning. Explore the customer journey and touchpoints for an innovative “smarketing” plan. Creative ideas to drive awareness, lead generation, and boost acquisitions.
Candid Conversations by Catersource 94 - Yinka Freeman
Change The Way You Think of ROI with Yinka Freeman. TriplePocketEvents.com. Return on Intention. The best way to discover intention is by listening, asking a lot of questions, and engaging the 5 senses. After finding the intention, you then can reverse engineer any event to create a curated experience for each attendee.
Candid Conversations by Catersource 93 - Pawntra Shadab and Shannon Jones
How to Influence, Engage & Lead With Emotional Intelligence in the Modern World with Pawntra Shadab,eliteproductionsintl.com and Shannon Jones, destinationsouth.com. Emotional Intelligence is something that is often talked about, but how much do we pay attention to the impact our emotions have on others? How can you use brain-based strategies to manage emotions and leverage your relationships with stakeholders, vendors, suppliers, and staff? Pawntra and Shannon will share real-life examples of how managing your emotional intelligence can have both positive and negative effects on those around you.
Candid Conversations by Catersource 92 - Stella Rankin
Memorable Experiences Through Re-Imagined Catering with Stella Rankin. PinchFoodDesign.com. Learn how to expand the way you think about food presentation and sustainability, and take home some ideas that will surprise and delight your clients!
Candid Conversations by Catersource 91 - Nora Sheils
Honest Mistakes in Business with Nora Sheils. RockPaperCoin.com. To err is human — mistakes happen. For many entrepreneurs, the smallest slip-up can feel like a colossal failure. Yet, the reality is that everybody learns hard lessons from time to time — even those that seemingly have it all together. Nora shares her own business mistakes, how she learned from them, and why she believes failure isn't a bad thing.
Candid Conversations by Catersource 90 - Liese Gardner
How to Master Online Writing & Get More Sales with Liese Gardner. LieseGardner.com. First impressions today are created online -- in our social media, emails, websites and pitches. If you aren't paying attention to your words, you may not be connecting to your ideal clients. Learn how to wield the power of the pen to get the results you want in business.