Probably one of the biggest overlooked resources that can often get put on the back burner because you are “too busy” is your personal network. You have got to get out and meet people face to face, creating valuable relationships that will inevitably keep you top of mind.
It is best to avoid bright colors at these types of events. Instead, opt for traditional khakis, blues, and tans. Blacks are still acceptable for evening events. Remember, a seersucker suit is ALWAYS a summer staple and was created for these types of events in the summer weather.
El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You about Africa, is an extensive career retrospective of the internationally renowned artist at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina.
It may be a good idea to change your work environment in order to keep the momentum going. Working alone is tough and it’s okay if you need to take a goof off brain break from time to time. Just be sure to give yourself a time limit, and then get back to it!