This week’s event series topic is a big one: food and beverage! If there’s one universal event planning truth, it’s that well fed and hydrated guests are happy partygoers. People really care about food; in addition to eating it, they blog about it, snap photos of it, and wax poetic about it on every social media channel out there. If there’s one part of your event that you need to get right, it’s your menu.
“Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to whichever co-worker’s birthday it is today because there are so many I can’t manage to keep them straight, happy birthday to you!”
No, it’s not exactly the catchy birthday tune you know and love, but if you work in an office, this situation is probably all too familiar.
Hello again, friend! Or, if you’re just dropping in, welcome to our three-part series about the OfficeNinjas HQ toolkit.
In this series, we’re sharing all of our favorite Ninja software tools, hardware gizmos, and products. If you haven’t already, read up on part one—it covers our favorite communication, collaboration, and productivity software tools.
There’s no denying that your mind becomes loaded with different career advice throughout the years you spend working—and Lauren Bradley, OfficeNinjas All-Star Winner, admits she’s no exception in receiving an endless barrage of guidance. Yet, no matter how many different sentiments, proverbs, and helpful tidbits she’s heard time and time again, there’s one piece of…Read more
We may be small, but OfficeNinjas HQ is a mighty team—thanks to a little help from our friends. We mean you Ninjas, of course, but also the suite of softwares, apps, and tech tools we use on a daily basis to get the job done. We’re always trying to be more efficient, and that means…Read more
It’s Part 3 of our 10-part event planning series, and this installment is all about The Venue. After hosting more than 20 events for Ninjas from all over the country, we’ve learned that location plays a vital role in setting the right tone. We’re always on the lookout for a fun, offbeat space that will inspire creativity and collaboration among our Ninja attendees.
Oh, good. You’ve finally gotten around to reading this. Admit it: you’ve procrastinated before. Whether you put off laundry day or filing taxes or finishing that report, you’re not alone at the Procrastination Party. But there’s a difference between someone who procrastinates and someone who is a procrastinator. In other words, everyone procrastinates, but not…Read more
What’s the first thing you look at when you visit someone’s LinkedIn profile? If you’re like most people, your eyeballs immediately dart toward the photo and the headline. After all, that’s the spot where you can quickly glean the most information about who this person is and what he or she does. As this heat map shows,…Read more
Welcome to week two of our 10-part event-planning series! Last week we tackled Experiential Events with 10 tips from industry pros, and this week is all about tech tools. Just like a fully-loaded smartphone helps you manage a hectic work schedule and busy personal life, OfficeNinjas HQ’s virtual event planning tool belt helps us manage upwards of 50 vendors and team members—while also pulling off stellar events.
Your plate is piled high with a seemingly endless assortment of tasks and to-dos. You’re skipping lunch, working late, and doing everything you can to avoid tearing your hair out. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it—you simply can’t handle this brimming workload on your own. So, what should you do? Call in sick…Read more