Eek! Jessica Pettitt will be writing a column starting in December 2018 to address the unmentionables, third rail topics, scary confrontations, and contentious topics that face meeting professionals everyday. Have questions? Need assistance or guidance? Ask Jess!
With 15+ years as a diversity consultant, stand up comic, and a background in planning large-scale events as well as managing volunteers, Jess is bringing best practices to Midwest Meetings Magazine and is open to topics and suggestions for the column. Just text 202-670-4262 or email her at Jess@GoodEnoughNow.com with your situation, predicament, or suggestion and she will make it happen!
Jess has made a living of facilitating and writing about contentious conversations where all facets can be represented, heard, and best practices highlighted. The vast majority of the recommendations are FREE and simple to immediately implement. Remember, just because something is simple, doesn’t mean it is easy and we are here to help.
Your Work Matters, will be a regular article in the magazine starting in December of 2018. Feel free to email or text in situations or topic ideas. This is like Dear Abby pearls of wisdom for Meeting Professionals except anonymous, real, and with better hair.
Jessica Pettitt is a unicorn. Part large-scale event and volunteer manager, curriculum developer, diversity educator, comedian, and mutt rescuer, she has seen a lot of bad practices in the industry. She encourages herself and others to do the best they can with what they have some of the time.