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Q&A on D&I

Did you miss the July 12 webinar my Include Is a Verb co-author Sherry Marts and I presented for the Wild Apricot Experts series on living your talk on D+I? Never fear! The recording is now available: Sherry and I got to … Continue reading

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Moving From Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

Does your organization have a compelling statement on diversity and inclusion that doesn’t seem to be reflected in your day to day operations? Don’t worry – lots of organizations face the same challenge. Join Sherry Marts (S*Marts Consulting) and me … Continue reading

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What REALLY Drives Success for Your Association?

Information overload – we all experience it personally, every day, with our emails and social media feeds and online media and print media and broadcast media, and that’s hard enough to manage. But in 2016, our associations ALSO struggle with … Continue reading

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Talking About the Lean Startup

In keeping with what’s becoming a regular practice when I release a new Spark whitepaper, I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar for the Yourmembership.com Thought Leader series on Innovate the Lean Way, which I co-authored with Guillermo … Continue reading

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Innovate the Lean Way

“There’s no bigger waste than investing resources working on the wrong thing.” Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, Director, Information Systems, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Given associations’ tight resources, we can’t afford to waste time pursuing the wrong thing. … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Lead REAL Engagement?

The Spark blog has been a little quiet lately because I’ve been working on an exciting project with Anna Caraveli (The Demand Networks). Yes, the next Spark whitepaper is about to launch! Associations have been talking a lot about engagement … Continue reading

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Supercharge Member Loyalty & Power Community Engagement

“Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.” During our April 16 Higher Logic Learning Series webinar on volunteerism in honor of National Volunteer Week (#NVW2015), Peggy Hoffman and I were unable to get to all the questions … Continue reading

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Volunteers Have Changed – Have You?

You have TWO upcoming opportunities to join me and Peggy Hoffman to explore a new model that allows associations and our volunteers to focus our limited resources, measuring everything we do by how well it supports and contributes to the … Continue reading

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Farewell, Associations 101

For the past two years, Spark, in partnership with Scott Oser Associates and Peach New Media, has sponsored the free Associations 101 monthly webinar series: “10 tips in 20 minutes” on a variety of topics, designed to provide a quick … Continue reading

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The Mission Driven Volunteer Rides Again!

Earlier this month, Mission Driven Volunteer co-author Peggy Hoffman and I had the opportunity to present about our research on this topic for Wild Apricot. As is often the case with webinars, we weren’t able to get to all the … Continue reading

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