What’s your event spirit animal?

26 February 2019 | Tips


Are you cool, calm and collected when it comes to planning events? Or are you a frenzied mess throughout the whole process. At least until you’ve been handed a glass of bubbles that is.

Read on to discover your event spirit animal.

Swan

SWAN

Known for: Always appearing cool, calm and collected.

You produce sophisticated and tastefully designed events.

You have a noble reputation and take care to cultivate this image by always appearing calm in front of others.

But just below the surface, your elegant glide is fuelled by frantic paddling that consumes most of your emotional stamina. This can sometimes leave you feeling exhausted and drained.

Our tip: Take some time off after each event to find a tranquil, gentle place to meditate and recharge before returning to the hustle and bustle of event life.

Goldfish

GOLDFISH

Known for: Having umpteen to-do lists at all times.

You have to-do lists galore and even a to-do list for your to-do lists. Because unless you write it down and set reminders and back-up reminders, it won’t get done.

Ok, we’re pretty sure the ‘goldfish have 3-second memories’ thing is just a myth. But still.

Our tip: Use an app like Wunderlist or Actions by Moleskine to manage your tasks and stay on top of it all.

Roadrunner

ROADRUNNER

Known for: Your incessant frenzied state.

You’re often excited and flustered, usually at the same time.

You’re in and out of meetings, site visits, conference calls and networking functions faster than a ladies bathroom develops a line at a concert.

People love your energy and it shows in the events you produce. You’re quick to adopt new technologies and contribute innovative ideas to the projects you’re involved in.

Our tip: Surround yourself with people who will help you slow down, but won’t hold you back. It’s ok to stop and smell the roses sometimes.

Owl

OWL

Known for: Your insightful wisdom.

A familiar face in the industry, everyone knows of you, since you’ve been around forever. It’s not age that makes you a wise owl, for you’re not old. It’s your integrity, wit and imagination that draws people in.

Your enthusiasm and curiosity lead you to create remarkable events.

Our tip: Find a way to bottle up your knowledge and pass it on to others. Perhaps volunteer to speak at conferences or run workshops. Our industry wants to learn from people like you.

Honey bee

HONEY BEE

Known for: Getting s*** done.

The hardest working in your team (you’re sure of it), you’re the busy bee making sure everything happens on time and in the most efficient way possible.

You like to keep your promises but often find yourself over-committing then rushing to get everything done in time.

Your events are immaculate and are known for their thoughtful details.

Our tip: Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Many hands make light work.

Bat

BAT

Known for: Your permanent state of RBF (if you don’t know, Google it).

Being a nocturnal creature, you come alive at night and can often be spotted in underground clubs or dimly lit bars after your event wraps up.

Often the last one standing, come the next morning you refuse to move until you’ve downed at least two coffees.

You’re intelligent, creative and mysterious. And your events will always give guests a great time.

Our tip: Know your limits. Engage suppliers you can really trust who can take the reins when you need them to.

Quokka

QUOKKA

Known for: Your generous smile.

People love being around you because you’re always smiling. Happy, friendly and optimistic by nature, you thrive in the social environment that is live events.

You’re the person everyone goes to for support and you always seem to find a way to cheer them up.

In a stressful job like yours, it pays to look on the bright side.

Our tip: Keep sharing your positive vibes around. But remember to look after yourself too. Don’t let your altruism become your hamartia.


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