Managing a live event is like conducting an orchestra. A talented conductor is respected by his company of musicians for his foresight, attention to detail, and most importantly a nuanced understanding of all the moving parts. Similarly, event managers need to be on the ball from the start in order to most effectively manage, inspire, and engage event staff and volunteers to bring their "A" game on event day. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen, and volunteers can get frustrated. Why? We've narrowed the list down to 5 things event staff and volunteers can't stand about their managers, and what to do better to build an better relationship in the future.