I have even seen hosts give up all together because they couldn’t find a date to fit everyone!
We talk a lot about crafting a guest list and inviting/following up here at SHOT, because it’s such an integral part of gathering people. In fact, we even call it an art.
Please, save your sanity. There’s a way that I set a date and time for a party that has been referred to as a Hosting Hack, and I’m excited to share it with you.
Before we start though, I have a disclaimer… perhaps you have read some of our other party hosting tip articles that talk about The Art of Crafting A Fabulous Guest List. If you’ve been with us for a while on this journey toward party hosting excellence, you may have even read How To Lobby For The Guests You Want Most.
Yup, we say that.
Your parents may not have had favourites, but as a host, you definitely do.
You just don’t admit it.
So we will say it for you.
There are some guests you want at your party more than others.
Does this mean your guests have to know about it? Absolutely not. But accepting this fact is integral to what we are going to do next in this process.
So, you have identified which guest or guests you want there the most.
Bestie, you’re in. Husband of that woman from work who loves to start political discussions at your murder mystery party – well….