This was a best-case scenario: a speed-dating match—and a job well done.
When the bell tolled for me—that is, my stint as a speed-dating event coordinator ended—I wistfully packed up the vestiges of the tumultuous relationship in a cardboard box.
Admit it--you wish your workshops and conferences were livelier.
Often the most animated interactions and the most valuable learning take place during breaks, meals, and receptions.
A speed mentoring approach was successful in sharing knowledge among farmers' market managers with different levels of experience.
Farmers and chefs used a more classic speed dating approach to forge new relationships and make deals.
The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.
(Sociology) a method of meeting potential partners in which each participant has only a few minutes to talk to each of his or her dates before being moved on to the next one.
Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process of dating system whose purpose is to encourage people to meet a large number of new people.
The moment of truth was the sound of the bell, like the “ring for assistance” chime in hotel lobbies.
When those eight minutes were up, the ding was either a welcome peal signaling the end of the longest eight minutes ever, or an abrupt end to a beautiful beginning.