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Happy Fabulous Five, Spark!

Today marks five years since I launched Spark Consulting. As I look back on the past five years, I have much to be grateful for. Leading that list is all the people who’ve contributed to the success of this Big … 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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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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Five Tips for Success with Ad Hoc Volunteers

Thanks to ASAE’s 2008 Decision to Volunteer study, we know that our members are eager to volunteer. But thanks to generational trends and research, we know that our volunteers are looking for different volunteer experiences, more of the ad hoc … Continue reading

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Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation

I’m excited to share the launch of the fourth whitepaper in the ongoing Spark whitepaper series, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation. Co-authored with Jamie Notter (JamieNotter.com) and Leslie White, CPCU, ARM, CIC, CRM, (Croydon Consulting), the whitepaper … Continue reading

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Mission Driven Volunteer Q&A

During our February 27 Higher Logic Learning Series webinar on The Mission Driven Volunteer, there were several questions Peggy Hoffman and I didn’t have time to answer. That’s not cool! So we answered them for this blog post. What is … Continue reading

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Mission Driven Volunteering revisited

As you may recall, Peggy Hoffman and I came out with a whitepaper, The Mission Driven Volunteer last fall. Our thesis is: Associations’ current model of volunteering is broken. Standing committees value form and position over function and effectiveness. They … Continue reading

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Mission Driven Volunteering: Where Do We Go From Here?

From the new Spark whitepaper, The Mission Driven Volunteer, written with Peggy Hoffman: We know that switching to a mission driven model of volunteering isn’t easy. However, the era in which members had ample time and resources to serve on … Continue reading

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Who’s Doing Mission Driven Volunteering?

From the new Spark whitepaper, The Mission Driven Volunteer, written with Peggy Hoffman: The Maryland Association of CPAs realigned all their volunteer roles along a grid where the X-axis represented high value to members and the association and the Y-axis … Continue reading

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