Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

We've hit on this concept in a different way before... meaning, we've previously recommended that you mix up your meeting choices in an effort to experience new ideas (i.e. hear faculty members you've never heard before; attend a niche meeting to sharpen your skills in a specific area; try more management meetings [...]

Getting Back to the Good ‘Ole Days

For the last 18 months, most of the seminars you’ve attended have been virtual. In-person meetings are returning, but attendees have gotten used to being able to earn credits and learn new skills, all while still staying to see patients and have dinner at home. The "old days" of [...]

Making Changes YOU Choose

This month, Ann's tip for meeting planners got my brain in gear about the same topic. She stated, one of the phrases she and I love to hate is, "we've always done it that way." If you want to see my unfiltered eye roll, that's one of the phrases you [...]

Maximize Your Meeting Success with our New Meeting Workbook

We are extremely excited to launch our newest tool for DPMs to maximize success at their continuing education meetings and events. In Denver, during the APMA National Conference, DPMs will be able to purchase this valuable resource to ensure that you document everything you need for optimal learning from lectures, [...]

Working ON your Practice vs IN Your Practice

I'm sure the phrase, "you need to work ON your business vs. IN your business" is not unfamiliar. Like most business owners, finding time to stop yourself from being your company's best employee can be difficult; or it may just be a matter of changing habits along with time [...]

Avoiding the “Negative Nancy” Conversations

Meetings - while the number one goal is education, an equally important side effect is inspiration! Who is able to feel inspired and motivated if your energy is being pulled down by "Negative Nancies?" You know the pessimistic types of people I'm referring to... at a meeting they usually have [...]

Engage Your Staff with Exhibit Hall Activities

We always encourage physicians to bring along their staff to conferences whenever possible. While you're in lectures, your team can be exploring the exhibit hall. Here's a great way to make it fun while also previewing new products and services for you to check out. Host an Exhibit Hall Scavenger [...]

No more just going through the meeting motions… make a plan – PART 2

Last month's newsletter provided thoughts regarding how you can increase the value of your meetings if you take some time to make an action plan beforehand. Click here to read that article. As promised, your DPM Downloads are now available to help you get that plan off the ground! CLICK [...]

Don’t Wait for Your Show Specials

Holding out for a bargain definitely makes sense, especially if you're well stocked up on supplies. Plus, we all know that vendors are more willing to provide awesome discounts when a conference is in session. However, with the current meeting climate where vendors are having a harder and harder [...]

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