Pimplomat

I write about a variety of things.

Quote of the Moment

“I’m not sure what I’ll do, but — well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Where is the Meetings Industry Science Fair?

Let’s make it rewarding to students to help fix our challenges. Let’s give them a meaty reason to be involved in associations and the industry.

It Takes More Than Practice

Practice is not enough to reach an elite level of performance.

The Mediterranean Diet Benefits

The Mediterranean diet can help you live longer and improve memory.

4 Words That Set Pinterest Apart From Other Sites

Understanding motivations behind Pinterest is beneficial for businesses that want to use the site for marketing.

Books Give You Perspective

  Paris Review – Perspective, Sadie Stein.

When to Avoid Face-to-Face Meetings

Imagine you are planning to meet someone for a business deal. You have the choice to either meet face to face or virtually. Which would you choose? Your answer should depend on if the other person is more powerful than you. Michael Taylor from Imperial College London presented this finding at the Annual Conference of…

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Live Ever In a New Day

It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything on here. That’s primarily because of a death in the family. That death, in turn, has caused me to start re-evaluating my life. Then again, I just turned 40. Maybe I’m having the cliché mid-life crisis. I don’t want a sporty car or motorcycle. I don’t want to date an…

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Study Says Women Make Better Leaders Than Men

Researchers at McMaster University in Canada would like to set everyone straight: Women make for better corporate leaders than males. The reason is because females are “more likely to consider the rights of others and to take a cooperative approach to decision-making.” “We’ve known for some time that companies that have more women on their…

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5 Foods to Improve Brainpower and Productivity

I’ve been eating a lot more lunches at my desk, and I know it’s not healthy. However, I have work to do (or articles to read or music to listen to, etc.). So if I’m going to eat there, I might as well eat foods that increase brainpower. That’s what makes the following video from…

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