By definition, the word “emerging” means to come forth into view or notice, as from concealment or obscurity. But, how do you know you’ve come into view or been noticed?
When I was working to become an official meeting planner for a software company in Dallas, many of my colleagues weren’t sure what my role was or how I spent my time. These people were focused on bits and bytes, so a meeting planner was an enigma. It was only after I had managed a couple of user conferences that they had an idea of the work involved.
But then something great happened.