15th Anniversary Thank You!

Mariner

In January 2002, Peter and I opened the doors of Mariner Management. It started on a dare. Could we – a married couple with three sons to raise – open a business to create a new option for small, chapter based membership organizations and succeed? Heck why not?

Lucky 13!

Mariner

Mariner is celebrating 13 years of growth and success, moving from our humble roots as a professional association management company begun in 2002 to becoming national (and international) recognized experts on association management, volunteer engagement, and leadership development

Webinar Recap: Talent Generation: An Important and Unexpected Role for Associations

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve had a fluctuating, uncertain economy since 2002. Did you miss the live webinar? Read the recap here! We are at the end of an era. This has influenced consumerism and membership. Rapidly changing technology. We have had more technology developed in the past 5-10 years than the 50 years before that. We are currently experiencing the largest shift in human capital in history. In comes the workforce crisis. It is global. It is the most prominent and ignored crisis of our time.

Interview with an Expert: Beth Hayson, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Blue Sky eLearn

Since I began working at AAOMS in 2002. Beth Hayson has been working in education at associations for the past 20 years, with 14 of them being with AAOMS. Beth is the Associate Executive Director of Continuing Education, Meetings and Exhibitions at the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. She’s been working with AAOMS for the past 14 years and has spent 20 years working in education in some capacity at associations. How long have you been involved with eLearning?

Getting Married to Membership May Require Engagement First

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

The 4 myths about DELP

Association Advocacy Chick

When I was accepted into DELP in 2008, I was Director of Political Advocacy for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, had worked in the association community for 13 years and earned my MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University in 2002. One of my passions in life is ASAE’s Diversity Executive Leadership Program otherwise known as DELP. I’ve talked about DELP a number of times and have featured many of my fellow scholars in my blog posts.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Pre-Qualifying Volunteers

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Rethinking 80-20

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Authenticity: 10 Favorite Quotes

Idea Architects

Newsweek , March 11, 2002, p. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Refreshing Opportunities

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Why Fixers Often Fail

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

NCAA Shifts Agent Standards Amid Public Outcry

Associations Now

Paul is no small figure in modern basketball—having been discovered by close friend LeBron James in 2002, he now represents many of the biggest stars in basketball, including James, John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Draymond Green.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: A Dozen Favorite Quotes About.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Clarifying Intention To Focus.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Why The Structure You're Staffing is Stifling Progress

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Power of Purpose

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

What Blocks your Capacity to Innovate and What You Can do About it

The Demand Networks

In 2002 an HBR article asked this question: “How do you get your people to think creatively—to challenge the status quo—while still keeping your everyday operations running smoothly?”

Leadership Limerick: More than Just the Letter of the Law

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Watch Out for Unintended.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Leveraging strategy to amplify education initiatives

Aaron Wolowiec

In an article I wrote in June 2002 for Associations Now , I encouraged readers to take a break from the daily firefighting we’ve come to expect and instead approach tasks with more reflection, strategy and collaboration. Aerial of downtown Detroit Riverfront Photo Credit: Vito Palmissano.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Instead of Training, Try Talking

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Group Offers Benchmarking Benefits Through Tiered, Online Program

Associations Now

The TCA Profitability Program, run using the inGauge online platform, is an outgrowth of the organization’s Best Practice Groups, which were established in 2002 to connect eight to 14 peer companies and allow them to share their successes and challenges to help each other improve.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Water Your Ideas Like a Garden

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

The Association That Helps Manage Your E-Commerce Returns

Associations Now

RLA, which dates to 2002, takes the lead on representing the industry that deals with what happens with goods beyond the point of sale—a sector that has become more interesting of late thanks to the high number of returns that e-commerce naturally encourages.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Binders Becoming.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Functional Fixedness

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Sword Swallowing? Yes, There’s an Association for That.

Associations Now

Sword Swallowers Association International, which launched in 2002, is the only organization of its kind in the world.

FAQ 79

Facilitation Friday #6: Balance Content and Process, Ideas and Action

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: My Simple Business Blueprint

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

#ASAE19 Game Changers: Leading With Purpose

Associations Now

Jeni and Joe in Person Jeni Britton Bauer and Joe DeLoss will speak together at their ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition Game Changer session, “Purpose Takes Over,” on Sunday, August 11, at 2 p.m. For more information and to register, visit the conference website.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Rest is Not the Answer

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

6 Simple Ways to Facilitate Conference Connections

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Leadership Limerick: Innovation Requires Many Contributions

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

CBC has been an “Investor In People” since 2002, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). As you may know, MemCom organises the annual awards for the membership industry.

How Associations Are Changing Up School Sunscreen Rules

Associations Now

The group has been particularly active in California, which passed its law exempting sunscreen from school medication rules in 2002. You may not think of sunscreen as medication, but the FDA does, and so do many schools.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #18: Authenticity.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Benefit of the Doubt

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Feeding Off the Energy

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: To Earn More Trust, Be More.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.