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6 Tips for Making Sense of Your AV Budget

Posted March 27, 2015 by Heather Hutson

Making sense of your AV budget Have you noticed that there are some significant price disparities based on who was providing your AV quote?  In house AV has one number, a national brand has a different total, a local shop may be slightly lower than the national brand. Why the disparities?  What do things actually...

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5 Considerations for Downstage Monitors

Posted March 20, 2015 by Heather Hutson

Customized Presenter Views in the Down Stage Monitors Downstage Monitors, DSM’s, Comfort Monitors, they have a few names. Whatever you want to call them, we are talking about the monitors placed on the floor that give the presenter a view of his slides.   Keynote and the newer version of PowerPoint offer the presenter customizable...

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5 things I have learned as an Event Production business owner

Posted March 19, 2015 by Mark Bowling

From a very young age, I was always interested in “running a company.”  My brother and I ran a lemonade stand in my first hometown of Lafayette, Alabama.  My father had a pharmacy on the downtown square and business was pretty good for much of the summer months, but ESPECIALLY good when court was in...

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Notes from All Pro Dad @ GACS

Posted August 25, 2014 by Mark Bowling

On Saturday, August 23, All Pro Dad had an event with great speakers and fun fellowship at Greater Atlanta Christian School.  (Happens to be where our boys attend 1st and 3rd grade.) I am posting my notes here for my future reference as well as for anyone else’s benefit. If anyone else that attended has...

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Snow – January 28 through ???, 2014

Posted January 29, 2014 by Mark Bowling

Here are some fun videos my sons and I created using our new GoPro Hero3+ and quadcopter from DJI Technologies. How do these videos relate to event production you ask?  Well, honestly, the videos don’t.  But I did use the same configuration last week during the Awards Night for a National Sales Meeting with over...

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Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast: Better Before Bigger

Posted May 24, 2013 by Mark Bowling

Original Air Date:  5/3/2013      Original Source Want to know why we post these?  Please click here. When Boston Market first came to be, they were the first real competition for Chick-fil-A in the same space.  Chick-fil-A engaged in strategic conversations internally about how they too could grow bigger, faster, bigger, faster.  Everything culminated in...

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ANDY STANLEY LEADERSHIP PODCAST: TRUST VS. SUSPICION

Posted April 19, 2013 by Mark Bowling

Original Air Date:  4/5/2013      Original Source Want to know why we post these?  Please click here. Trust is somewhat intangible and we sometimes we don’t recognize its value until we lose it.  When lost, it is very difficult to get back.  (It is the first pillar of preeminence.) Trust is important because whenever there...

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ANDY STANLEY LEADERSHIP PODCAST: LED TO LEAD

Posted April 2, 2013 by Mark Bowling

Original Air Date:  10/8/2012      Original Source Want to know why we post these?  Please click here. In order for an organization to be successful, it needs more than a vision – it needs a vision-centric leader.  In order for an organization to be driven by a vision/mission, they have to have a vision/mission-driven leader....

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ANDY STANLEY LEADERSHIP PODCAST: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Posted March 25, 2013 by Mark Bowling

Original Air Date:  11/2/2012      Original Source Want to know why we post these?  Please click here. It is more important for a leader to make a different rather than to make a point. Telling people when they are wrong can sometimes have the opposite effect of what was intended. If you are truly interested...

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ANDY STANLEY LEADERSHIP PODCAST: In the wake of leadership

Posted March 21, 2013 by Mark Bowling

Original Air Date:  12/7/2012      Original Source Want to know why we post these?  Please click here. Leadership requires us to keep our focus out front.  We are constantly asking “where are we going and how do we get there.”  We love forward motion and that requires forward focus.  This causes the demands of tomorrow to quickly...

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