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Making Innovation Happen Survey: Sharing Key Results

Principled Innovation

If you’re a senior association leader attending ASAE’s Annual Meeting in Dallas this week and would like to think through the implications of these ideas for your association, I hope you will attend my half-day workshop on Making Innovation Happen today from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm CDT in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center. These results will be discussed during my Making Innovation Happen workshop today at ASAE 12 in Dallas. Video not showing? Find it on YouTube. Last week, I released some preliminary results from the P.I. Making Innovation Happen Survey.

P.I. Making Innovation Happen Survey is now open

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna FRSA FASAE, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation LLC, will present key findings from this research during his four-hour intensive workshop, “ Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs ,” to be held on Sunday, August 12 from 1:30-5:30 pm CDT as part of  ASAE’s Annual Meeting in Dallas. The inaugural Principled Innovation Making Innovation Happen Survey for Association CEOs is now open and accepting responses. All association CEOs are invited to complete the survey , which can be found online at [link].

Jeff De Cagna to speak at ASAE12 in Dallas

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation, will be one of the speakers at ASAE’s 2012 Annual Meeting (ASAE12) in Dallas, Texas next month. The schedule of Jeff’s formal and informal sessions is below: On Sunday, August 12 from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm CDT, Jeff will present a four-hour workshop, “ Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs ” in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center. Making Innovation Happen Survey that was conducted earlier this summer. Updates

Announcing the Making Innovation Happen Survey!

Principled Innovation

If you’re planning to attend ASAE’s Annual Meeting later this summer, I hope you will consider joining me and your CEO colleagues for  “Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs,” a four-hour intensive workshop on Sunday, August 12 (1:30-5:30 pm) in Dallas. Here is the survey link: [link]. We are pleased to announce that P.I.

ASAE12 Making Innovation Happen workshop agenda released

Principled Innovation

The agenda for Jeff De Cagna’s upcoming Making Innovation Happen workshop, to be presented during ASAE’s 2012 Annual Meeting (ASAE12) in Dallas, is now available for download [PDF]. Association Association CEOs and C-Suite executives attending ASAE12 are invited to participate in the workshop, which will take place on Sunday, August 12 from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center. The workshop will focus on three critical aspects of innovation for associations: The role of business model thinking in making innovation happen. Updates

Robot Used in Dallas Police Shooting Raises Ethical Quandary, Groups Say

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The decision by Dallas police officers to use a robot to end the standoff with police shooter Micah Xavier Johnson has groups on both sides wondering if that means robotics are now fair game as a method of deadly force for police departments nationwide—and what ethical questions that raises. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks raised a number of questions of tactics for police officers. Times.

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

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Catch us at ASAE 2012 at Booth 439 – August 11-14 in Dallas, Texas. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Technology. Management Team. Partner Programs. Inside YM.

Dallas Police Chief: City Needs Just One Police Group

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Dallas Police Chief David Brown said in a recent interview that the city would be better served by having one united police association instead of its current four groups. His motivation behind driving the groups together is a growing frustration over constant infighting and the difficulty that comes with managing relationships with four separate groups, he told the Dallas Observer.

A Happy New Year for meetings?

Aaron Wolowiec

The report, developed in partnership with the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau , found that in general, costs in 2015 for event services are expected to rise, while budgets are expected to grow only slightly. Great architecture goes a long way, if you highlight it with lighting,” said Pam Madewell, of the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter , who runs an event management firm. percent.

Dallas Police Association: Here’s Our Plan to Boost Officer Morale

Associations Now

With more than 80 percent of the association’s members saying that the Dallas Police Department’s morale is at an all-time low, the association is offering a 10-step plan to help improve things. couple of months back, Dallas Police Chief David Brown had some advice for the four groups that represent the city’s police force: Pare it down to just one association.

Reimagine signature events to empower self-directed learners

Aaron Wolowiec

14, I’ll have the pleasure of presenting with leadership strategist Cynthia D’Amour at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas. Learning Meetings Professional Development ASAE Cynthia D'Amour Dallas internal incentives learning lab lessons learned planning milestones practitioners program redesign teacher-directed workforceTeacher Directed vs. Learner Directed. On Tuesday, Aug. Louis.

Big Hair, Big Bling, Big Money, Big Boots: Things To Know Before You Go To ASAE 12 In Dallas

Velvet Chainsaw

Whether its Texas-sized chicken fried steak smothered in gravy, boot-scottin’ country & western bars, Sam Moon’s bling and fashion accessories stores, the Texas State Fair, Highland Park mansions or the Dallas’ Cowboy’s Stadium, it’s all bigger than real life. Dallas is serious about its drama! 15 Things To Know Before You Go To Dallas.

What a Year Can Do

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And I can not wait for the conference in Dallas. Louis Learning Volunteering Dallas Community Giving ASAEThough I did not realize it at the time, ASAE Annual Conference 2011 in St. Louis was a turning point in my career. went in literally knowing no one. One year later and life is very different. I am a CAE. I am an active volunteer. Yes, my whole office has seen that ignite.

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KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

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How to generate Twitter leads using automation


For instance, if I’m trying to watch out for new customer opportunities for a local restaurant, I might use something like this: Dallas “how does” OR “does anyone know” OR “can someone help” OR “where can I” OR “where are” OR “how does”. named this one “Dallas Restaurant Opportunities”, but you should use whatever name fits your needs. Image credit: Photobucket. Enter Twitter.

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Moving through the Association World

2012 Advice ASAE Work Annual Meeting Attendee Dallas Engagement Facebook TwitterWe are only a week away from ASAE 2012 and I thought it would be a great time to take a look at what I am most looking forward to as a 2nd time attendee and to offer up some tips for those who are first timers. First, I am looking forward to jumping into the conversation a bit more. Also, be sure to take advantage of the opening night party. Last year, I stuck a bit to close to some colleagues and did not mingle with the rest of the attendees. Louis humidity made it a bit uncomfortable.

KiKi's Unofficial ASAE Annual 2016 Party List (a.k.a. How to Never Be Alone at #ASAE16)

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Date Day Time Party Title Hosts Location 8/13 Saturday 4:00pm - 5:00pm ASAE Volunteer Reception ASAE 8/13 Saturday 4:00pm - 5:00pm ASAE Content Leader Briefing & Reception ASAE 8/13 Saturday 5:00pm - 7:00pm Hawaii Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 West Broadway (300 South) 8/13 Saturday 7 pm - 10 pm ASAE Opening Celebration ASAE Liberty Square 8/14 Sunday 6-9 pm "Keep the Flame Alive" Visit Milwaulkee, Visit Pittsburgh, Travel Portland Pierpont Place 8/14 Sunday 6-9 pm "Big D Reception" Dallas CVB Alamexo Mexican Kitchen 8/14 Sunday 4:30pm - 7:00pm Columbus Hope Gallery, 151 S. Main St.

Does Your Meeting Need a Chief Experience Officer?

Associations Now

Earlier this month, the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau announced that it would now be called VisitDallas. ” In Dallas’ case, its new CXO, Renee McKenney , will provide strategic direction and operational leadership to the organization’s customer-service teams, which currently include client services, strategic alliances, and visitor information. Listener-in-chief.

Ebola: How the Meetings Industry Is Responding

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and the healthcare he received in Dallas. On the ground in Dallas. The need to be prepared and responsive is critical for associations holding meetings where Ebola patients were and still are being treated—including Dallas, the city where the first case was diagnosed. The Dallas CVB is working closely with organizations scheduled to hold meetings in the city.

What the world needs is more association executives

Golden's Rules for Association

Closing the ASAE annual meeting in Dallas, author Dan Pink argued that, regardless of profession, we are all in sales. But the characteristics, skills and traits he described as essential for success sounded to my ears like precisely the attributes that distinguish effective association leaders, and differentiate us as a profession. Read more in my [.]. The Nature of Associations The Way We Are #asae12 Association Management association profession role of associations

Heart Association Rolls Out Traveler-Friendly CPR Training

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Kiosks will be set up at Chicago O’Hare, Indianapolis, Las Vegas’ McCarran, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airports, in addition to the pilot kiosk currently at Dallas/Ft. For example, last year a 21-year-old student was able to save a peer’s life by performing the CPR methods he’d learned at the Dallas kiosk until EMS arrived.

Destinations Make Diversity and Inclusion a Strategic Priority

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Take the Dallas CVB , which was the first in the country to appoint a chief diversity and inclusion officer back in 2012—and is still one of the few CVBs to have a dedicated D&I department. “With Cheryl’s leadership, we look forward to building upon the framework of our already established community partnerships, and reflecting the global footprint of Dallas.”

Summer-Fresh Meeting Ideas

Associations Now

Summer Brand Camp —an annual conference in Dallas for foodservice industry professionals working in human resources, marketing, and operations—incorporates camp-style elements. When we started this, we knew it’s Dallas, Texas. Meetings are making the most of the season to provide attendees with experiences that give a nod to their summer favorites. trip to the carnival.

A Group of Interior Designers Created An Award For Community Engagement

Associations Now

One example of a past community-based project that IDS showcases in a recent video is the work the Dallas chapter and its industry partners did with Dwell with Dignity, a local nonprofit that creates soothing and inspiring home environments for families struggling with homelessness and poverty. Who is our member?’” And IDS is not taking that last bit lightly.

Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

Associations Now

Fresh off its launch yesterday, the feature can be seen by iOS-based users in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box. Plus: how to team up with others to design your meetings. Need to promote your next conference or fundraiser? Tweet of the Day.

Report: What Lies Ahead for Meetings in 2017

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The report cites significant growth in the number of hotels in New York, Los Angeles/Long Beach, and Dallas. A new report suggests that events will continue growing next year, but due to narrowing GDP growth, planners should work to rein in costs. This year has been fairly consistent for the meetings industry , and next year promises to be more of the same—but with a couple of wrinkles.

ASAE12: The aftermath

Association Advocacy Chick

However, what made ASAE12 so special for me were the actions of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau (@visit_dallas). As many of you know, my first day in Dallas was not that great. When I finally arrived in Dallas, I learned that my bag containing my Redskins jersey for the opening party was left in Houston. This will be the first of two posts about ASAE12.

To Sell Is Human: Interview with Dan Pink, Author of Drive

Association Mavens

Dan Pink , NYT and WSJ best-selling author of Drive talks about his forthcoming book To Sell Is Human and what he’ll be presenting to Association Executives at ASAE’s 2012 Annual Conference in Dallas during his closing keynote. Note : Instead of a Skype interview, I met face-to-face with Dan in Dallas. Due to powerful economic and technological changes, the glad-handing, truth-bending form of sales is now a relic. In its place is a new approach to moving people that involves three very human qualities and three surprising skills. Other Downloads: MP3 Version.

Stroke of Genius: Adding Art to Meeting Places and Spaces

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At both its Dallas and Nashville properties, it showcases local artists in common areas, bars, restaurants, and guestrooms. The Dallas location has more than 7,000 pieces of original, iconic Dallas art, while the many of the pieces in Nashville highlight the city’s music history and culture. Nashville is the county seat.) And some of these programs are well established.

Post CESSE Interview with Avinash Chandarana and Cross Cultural Communication Tips


Venue: Dallas Convention Center. You can view this interview here. Important! Don’t Miss Nikki Walker of MCI & Greta Kotler of ASAE. Mastering the Puzzle of Global Association Management Communities. Monday, August 13, 2012. 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM. Room: D172. Global expansion and international membership management present both strategic and operational challenges.

ASAE12: Are you ready?

Association Advocacy Chick

For those interested in learning about DELP or meeting DELP scholars, our lounge will be in room D221 of the Dallas convention center. 5. Safe travels to everyone attending and I’ll see you in Dallas As I type this, I’m 2 days away from getting together with 13,000+ psychologists and students in the land of Mickey. My presentations are ready. I’m pretty much packed and my schedule will actually allow me to eat at some point. However, However, that’s not what I want to talk about. want to talk about my other conference. So how do you manage? 1.

Meeting Zen: Boosting Attendees’ Mental Well-Being

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Knowing that waiting in airports and flying are not always the most pleasant experiences, airports such as San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Chicago O’Hare offer complimentary yoga rooms in their terminals so flyers can relax, meditate, and recharge before or in-between flights. If done right, it could allow for deeper learning experiences. ALA is not alone in this idea.

Making Sure Your New Website Theme is Social-Friendly


Jared Carrizales runs the team at Heroic Search in Tulsa and Dallas. You’ve launched your new web theme, and you need to make sure it’s going to convert visitors. Social shares are going to make or break your SEO, traffic generation, and your sales funnels. So, it’s time to make sure your new theme is social friendly. What is a Social-Friendly Theme? Meta descriptions. Featured images.

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Cheat Sheet: #ASAE12 Annual Meeting Sessions For Professional Development Staff

Velvet Chainsaw

Dallas Convention Center (DCC): D171. If you’re going to ASAE12 in Dallas, which sessions are you looking forward to attending? Education annual meeting ASAE ASAE12 conferences Dallas things to do in DallasASAE 2012 Annual Meeting and Expo offers a wide variety of education sessions. Sunday, August 12, 2012, 1:30 – 2:45 PM. DCC: C140. DCC: D165. DCC: C144.

Meeting Planners’ Worst Nightmares

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Last February in Dallas, I was offering a new student-awareness event, where students could come for mock interviews and networking with practitioners. We were anticipating over 200 students from various universities in the Dallas area. What if your bad dreams or worst-case scenarios actually happened? And sometimes the nature of those bad dreams is job-related. Margaret S. Rebecca L.

The Art of Newsjacking

Higher Logic

Your readers are reading about what Donald Trump just said about the judge in the Trump University trial, how a majority of Britons want to leave the EU, and how five police were killed in an ambush in Dallas. You have a plan for your posts, whether for a blog or a community. The plan is orderly. It allows you time to prepare things. Meanwhile, news is happening. Is this noise? Be sensitive.

The Big Picture: Corporate Communications Aware of Podcasting.

The Big Picture

recent survey conducted by the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators , which ran mid-March to mid-April, asked more than 300 communicators in Dallas the question, "How do you use podcasting?" The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Back to the Basics | Main. Executives Not Quite Hot to Blog » April 28, 2006. " [ via Daily Dog ]. Reblog (0). TrackBack.

Clarity. By the Minute.

Jamie Notter

Seriously, if you want to schedule a call with Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks) to pick his brain, you can. I hope you’ve seen the blog post that I wrote last Friday over on the website. It’s titled “Create a Culture that Drives Success, Not One that Makes You Feel Good.” But I also wanted to point out the really like the concept.

November 1963 Through the Lens of the Internet Age

Association Management

But I’m gripped by a few thoughts on the difference today’s technology would have made if it had existed on that day in Dallas. Today, there would no doubt be cameras on the Dallas buildings, and in buildings such as the school book depository. Walk past a newsstand and you can’t escape it.  The first involves smartphones. Today, video cameras exist throughout many public spaces.

Conference Circuit: Home Sweet Home with the Apartment Association

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If so, don’t miss your chance to attend the 82nd Annual Conference of Mayors in Dallas and join more than 1,300 other government heads of cities with populations of at least 30,000. Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about? If so, shoot us an email at , and you may see it in these pages. Actor Michael J.