Thursday night is Ignite Seattle at the Capitol Hill Arts Center.
The event starts at 6:30 with the crafting of paper airplanes, followed by a competition to see who can send his or her creation winging through a target hoola-hoop onstage.
The updrafts of hot air begin at 8:30 with Ignite Seattle’s rapid-fire 5-minute presentations, guaranteed to put any long-winded pundits into a fatal tailspin.
As one of the dozen or so “speed speakers,” I’ll be whipping through a few of my tips on Workplace Survival. Thanks in advance to the people I’ve worked with who have provided me with so many colorful anecdotes for the talk!