by By Jonathan Vatner | April 02, 2009

Coffee cupPlace a card on each coffee-break setup that reads something like, "This coffee break was proudly produced by [name of employee]. If something needs refreshing, please call [employee's phone number], and he will be happy to help you. Have a great meeting!" Not only will it give the employee a sense of pride and ownership for the presentation, it gives the planner on-site a number to call if the break needs servicing. Thanks to Gary R. Hernbroth, chief motivating officer of Danville, Calif.-based Training for Winners (, for the tip.