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Walking Your Talk on D+I

For those of us who are “on the bus” on the value of genuine diversity and inclusion, this is the crux of the matter: how do we effectively walk our talk on D+I?  We have to work from the inside … Continue reading

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2016: An Association Blogging and Podcasting Odyssey

I’ve been blogging about association management since 2008 – and I was far from the first one into the pool. I remember participating in my first bloggercon at ASAE in a sunny plaza in San Diego in 2008, shortly after I’d … Continue reading

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Recapping the Outside-In Engagement #Assnchat

Anna Caraveli (The Demand Networks) and I had the opportunity to guest moderate #assnchat on Tuesday, July 14, with discussion focused around the issues we raise in our new whitepaper, Leading Engagement from the Outside-In (download your free copy at … Continue reading

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Come Chat about Member Engagement

Are associations taking a backwards approach to member engagement? Associations have always been “about” engagement of course, and in the past several years, we’ve had a renewed focus on engaging our audiences. The thing is, most of us aren’t really … Continue reading

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Friday Top 5

GREAT #assnchat discussion this Tuesday on the challenges and opportunities created by having four different generations all in the workplace at the same time. My top takeaways include: It’s important not to confuse generational cohort differences with life stage differences … Continue reading

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What Makes Community?

Back in the mid-1990s (so, in Internet time, 500 years ago), I was a member of a thriving online community on the Runner’s World website. We shared training regimens, asked each other questions, told race stories, got injury and gear … Continue reading

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Unsuck Your Meetings

WAY back on Tuesday, August 1, the weekly #assnchat topic was productivity and time management, a personal favorite. I didn’t exactly do a rigorously scientific poll, but the #1 answer to “biggest productivity killer” was: meetings. Planned meetings, unplanned meetings, … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Innovating from the middle: not a mythical creature. Not only can you innovate if you’re not the CEO, if you want to be the CEO some day, you MUST learn this skill. Shelly Alcorn takes on trends for 2012 and … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Need fundraising tips? One of my organization’s former corporate partners writes a great blog on this topic, Fundraising Fundamentals, you should check out. Facebook is changing big time, again – is your organization ready? Jamie Notter breaks down what generational … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Why your organization should NOT start a blog. New roles for communications pros? Lindy Dreyer thinks so. Association Chat, the new blog for the weekly #assnchat, just in case you aren’t available Tuesday at 2 pm ET (which I’m usually … Continue reading

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