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Associations and Trump’s Travel Ban

Airports and cities large and small erupted into chaos this weekend as Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning Muslims from¬†Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entering the US took effect. People with valid entry visas and legal … Continue reading

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Further Election 2016 Association Industry Responses

ASAE has posted further clarification of their position on the incoming administration. While I am heartened to see ASAE specifically mention “…work[ing] with the new administration in a manner consistent with our commitment to diversity and inclusion…,” I believe it … Continue reading

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Association Industry Response to the Election

As you may have seen in Associations Now Online, ASAE recently signed onto a National Association of Manufacturers-organized letter of support to President-Elect Trump. While this has been common practice in previous presidential elections and while this letter was arranged … Continue reading

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Letter to John Graham and Scott Wiley

Monday, November 21, 2016 John Graham, President & CEO, ASAE Scott Wiley,¬†Chairman, ASAE Dear John and Scott: This letter is a call for meaningful community-wide dialogue and action on behalf of a nation at risk. One week ago, Associations Now … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Fantastic, if long, piece about what’s wrong with unpaid internships. (By the way, I agree – I think they are not only a bad idea and potentially illegal, but also immoral.) Keys to a successful ideation session – step one: … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Association professionals know – or at least, we should know – that lapsed members are our best sources of growth. Jeffrey Cufaude asks: what – if anything – are you doing to bring them back? The 10 worst reasons to … Continue reading

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Friday Top 5

This Friday Top 5 is part two of my #ASAE13 prep guide: game time! Your keys to surviving and thriving on the ground in the A-T-L. (Get part one here.) Meet new people. It’s tempting to stay with your coworkers … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Google has made some changes to Gmail, and they WILL affect you. Hubspot has the details. (See below for a great video from John Haydon to help you straighten out your own Gmail inbox organization.) MIT’s Technology Review has some … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Joe Gerstandt urges us to take back language around diversity. Shelly Alcorn points out that GenX’s affinity for and approach to lifelong learning presents a major opportunity for associations. A more-than-slightly pro-Google take on the differences between G+, Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Another reason why Creative Commons licensing is so important? US copyright law is having a chilling effect on the Digital Public Library project. Face to face meetings favor the powerful, according to new research shared by Associations Now. “Corporate antibodies” … Continue reading

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