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What Goes Around Comes Around

Eric Lanke

I had another lesson in the value of networking this past week. A nearby neighbor of mine is looking to make a job change.

5 Marketing Automation Features You Need to Start Using Today

Higher Logic

In the survey we did for our recent State of Marketing Automation: Association Benchmark Report , we asked associations what additional marketing automation features they’re using. We discovered that many of them aren’t making use of certain features that could be taking them to the next level.

Know Before You Buy: What Can Go Wrong With Marketing Automation Implementation

Higher Logic

When a task takes a complicated turn, it’s not uncommon for people to feel stuck and discouraged. And when people feel stuck, they lose sight of their goals.

What associations need to know about facebook’s new political content rules

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Ah Facebook…always looking for new/better ways to be transparent and to protect our security.

For Manufacturers, For-Profit: Jason Moss of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Supports Members through Networking and Education

Association Adviser

Do you know which products are manufactured near you? Can you name 10 manufacturers that operate in your state? Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance can, and he might take you out to dinner if you can, too. Jason Moss, Georgia Manufacturing Alliance.

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9 “Musts” for a Successful Association Board Orientation

GrowthZone

You want new board members to hit the ground running, right? The key is to make sure your orientation process is actually producing results. Get the Field Guide to Board Orientation for. a step-by-step plan. A successful orientation program generates excitement and motivation.

Our Members Have No Idea What is Going On Behind the Scenes at Our Association

Smooth The Path

I live in a little village with seven houses. There is a steep hill to the west of us and a sharp curve to the east. All seven homes have blind driveways.

BERNALILLO, New Mexico | New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 24 others

NonProfit University Blog

BERNALILLO, N.M. — A crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said. One of the people killed was in a car that struck a pickup truck from behind around 2 a.m.

Conference Innovation Through Paradigm Busting

Velvet Chainsaw

A strong driving force lies just beneath what you do on a daily basis. It is the unspoken, unrecognized, and unquestioned assumptions that steer your thinking, decisions and actions. These views developed over time and through education, experiences and interactions with others.

LMS Integration: Why is it important?

Blue Sky eLearn

You probably know what an LMS is – a Learning Management System. Maybe you’re already using one. You have tests, surveys, and certificates. You charge money for people to take your courses and track their progress. And so on and so forth. But is your LMS integrated? And why is that important?

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3 Details That Can Make or Break Your Association's Event

MembersClicks

We’ve all heard it: The devil is in the details, and boy if that isn’t true of event planning. It’s the little things that often have the biggest impact on people, and these three details, in particular, can actually make (or break) your association’s event…. event planning Association Views

When Members Believe the Association is Their Cause

Smooth The Path

Recently I had the good fortune to help with strategic planning sessions for an extraordinary association. From the outside, this association is very much like many others; there are members, chapters, special interest groups, and conferences.

American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

NonProfit University Blog

ST LOUIS, MO – Imagine spending nearly three weeks trapped in the darkness of a cave, as 12 boys and a coach of a Thai youth soccer team were. How might the eyes react?

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Challenging Our Conference Mental Models To Build Future Effective Events

Velvet Chainsaw

How do we think? And just as important, how and what do we think about our conferences and events? How do we understand our conference planning processes, its underlying assumptions, and our customers, partners, exhibitors, and stakeholders?

How Non-Salespeople Can Be Great at Sales – Moery Webinar Series - Moery Company

The Moery Company

The post How Non-Salespeople Can Be Great at Sales – Moery Webinar Series appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources

Easy Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

Managing social media for an association can be monotonous. Coming up with a content plan for posts can be just plain hard. Give yourself a break by taking advantage of weekly hashtags like #MondayMotivation.

LONDON | China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON — A slowdown in Chinese economic growth weighed on global stock markets Monday as investors kept a close watch on a summit U.S. President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell 0.2

WASHINGTON | US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month despite higher prices and modest wage gains, a sign of underlying consumer optimism. The Commerce Department said Monday that sales at retailers and restaurants increased 0.5 percent in June, following a big 1.3

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Six Conference Paradigms To Bust Immediately

Velvet Chainsaw

If there’s something strange in your conference-hood. Who you gonna call? paradigm busters). If there’s something weird. And your event don’t look good. Who you gonna call? paradigm busters). I ain’t afraid of no paradigm. I ain’t afraid of no paradigm. Adapted from songwriter Ray Parker Jr.

HELSINKI | Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

NonProfit University Blog

HELSINKI— With a wink and a slouch, respectively, President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin opened their summit Monday as the American president declared that “the world wants to see us get along.”

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Global Air Conditioning Systems Markets, 2016-2018 & 2024: Enhanced Energy Efficiency – The New Mantra in HVAC Systems

NonProfit University Blog

DUBLIN/ July 16, 2018 (STL.News)– The “Air Conditioning Systems – Global Strategic Business Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

HELSINKI | Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

NonProfit University Blog

HELSINKI — One sign in Helsinki read: “Build saunas not war!” ” Activists used Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.

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Leading Content Planning Platform DivvyHQ Launches New Calendar Interface

NonProfit University Blog

July 16, 2018 (STL.News). DivvyHQ, the content marketing industry’s leading planning and production platform for high-volume teams, has rolled out a new 3.0 Calendar Interface with all-new features and filters.

PARIS | World Cup afterglow gives France a sorely needed boost

NonProfit University Blog

PARIS— With the golden World Cup trophy in hand, France’s victorious national team is returning home to a grand “Merci!” ” from a grateful nation that was sorely in need of a boost.

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Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Man, Nicholas O. Nelson Indicted for Firearm Offense in Village of Fox Crossing

NonProfit University Blog

Milwaukee, Wn. – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced that on July 10, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment against a man allegedly involved in a firearms offense in the Village of Fox Crossing in Winnebago County. The indictment named Nicholas O.

HELSINKI | The Latest: Trump declares ‘very good start’ to Putin summit

NonProfit University Blog

HELSINKI— The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have had a “good start” to their high-stakes summit in Finland.

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Ohio News: Massillon, Andrew Shonk indicted on child pornography charges

NonProfit University Blog

Massillon, Ohio – Andrew A. Shonk, 36, of Massillon, was charged with receiving and possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

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LONDON | Serena Williams at No. 28 in WTA rankings, climbs 153 spots

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON— Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30. Williams is ranked 28th in the list published Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No.

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FORESTVILLE, Md | Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strike

NonProfit University Blog

FORESTVILLE, Md. — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for this week’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

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Why traditional credit scores still matter

NonProfit University Blog

Researchers and startups say all kinds of weird data can predict your creditworthiness. What kind of smartphone you have, who your friends are and how you answer survey questions may foretell how likely you are to pay back a loan.

MOSCOW | Trump wins sympathy from Russian media ahead of summit

NonProfit University Blog

MOSCOW — U.S. President Donald Trump is no fan of American journalists, but he might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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HELSINKI | The Latest: EU foreign policy chief: US a ‘friend’ of the EU

NonProfit University Blog

HELSINKI — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 11:40 a.m.

BANGKOK | World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki

NonProfit University Blog

BANGKOK — Shares edged higher in early European trading on Monday after Asian benchmarks slipped on news that China’s economy grew at a lackluster 6.7 percent pace in the last quarter. Attention was focused on the latest back-and-forth between China and the U.S.

HELSINKI | The Latest: Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

NonProfit University Blog

HELSINKI — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Finland’s biggest newspaper has a message for Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: Respect a free press.