Those Legacy Society members include the game-changers and ground-breakers who develop new ideas and launch new businesses. Today, Lauren Kramer, CAE, founder and principal of Meeting Priorities LLC, shares her perspectives on taking a leap of faith to strike out on her own, respecting the DIY spirit of an emerging generation of event professionals, and learning how to order wine.
What advice would you give the 25-year-old version of you?
Listen. Observe. Be kind. These are traits that serve everyone well in any situation. One phrase I’ve adopted is “Not my story to tell,” which speaks to keeping confidences. And of course, I would tell myself to learn how to order wine for every occasion. Wine lists have their way of making it to the organizer’s place, and you have to order with confidence!