Sunday, January 2, 2011

Tick Tock, Tick Tock, It’s the Time Management Clock!

What’s the one thing that we all wish we could have more of, you never can make more of it, it’s something that’s not manmade and once it’s gone, it will never return again? It’s called time! It’s true what they say, the early bird catches the worm, therefore its imperative to allot enough time for yourself and for Murphy’s Law when planning an event.

You want to schedule out your event in blocks, from setup, to thirty minutes prior, the beginning, middle, end, breakdown and wrap-up of your event. Especially in setting up, allow yourself enough time for something to inevitably go wrong, prepare yourself with the trusty back-up plan. Make sure that you have the phone numbers and contracts handy just in case you have to refer to your contract. Prepare yourself for delays, but don’t let them spill into your start time.

My golden rule to event planning is to start on time, no matter what. At the end of the day, people will remember the good only for a short while, but they will definitely remember the bad and whether or not you started on time. So managing your time wisely is not a maybe, it’s a must.

For more tips, stay tuned next week as we provide other tips on how to save your event and your sanity. If you are looking for an event planner to assist you in creating an awesome event, please visit our website at