Emmy Award-winning and multi-Emmy nominated news anchor and host, Vanessa Tyler, talks to us about writing and her journey towards becoming big in the industry. Taking us back to Harlem, she shares how motivation is driven by a person’s environment. Vanessa recalls about how the people who surrounded her helped protect her dream and curiosity. She believes that each of us has the power to inspire and motivate others with our dreams as well. Vanessa provides some insights on overcoming adversity and moving past the struggles that will continuously come your way.
As the 2018 Smart Meetings Award Winner, meeting innovator Kristin Arnold provides great information on conducting discussions that are far from the lazy format of usual panels. Kristin talks about inspiring conversations by giving out strategic questions and provides tips on moderating your panels in the future. She also gives insights on how to deal with the different people attending the panel, showing how at the end of the day, it is not about you but the people who attend.