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

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Marking 18 years of supporting Associations

Mariner Management

We opened Mariner at the start of 2002. It was a bold new year’s resolution. We set out to build a business that catered to association chapters and their volunteers. Offering management services and project help, we launched into a new business and new year.

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.

Associations Raise Concerns Over Sale of.Org Domain to Private Equity Firm

Associations Now

Last week, Public Interest Registry—a nonprofit entity established by the Internet Society that has managed the.org domain registry since 2002—said it had reached an agreement to be acquired by Ethos for an undisclosed price.

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ASAE Urges Government to Halt Sale of.Org Registry

Associations Now

Public Interest Registry has managed the.org domain registry since 2002.

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Daily Buzz: The.Org Battle Gets a Public Protest

Associations Now

The protest, which is open to the public, marks another step in the movement to halt the sale, in which Ethos Capital would acquire the Public Interest Registry , a nonprofit entity that has managed the.org domain registry since 2002.

ASAE Requests Aid for Associations Hit Hard by COVID-19

Associations Now

The measure would be similar to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ASAE Coronavirus Resources ASAE has compiled an Issue Roundup with resources on coronavirus for associations, including webcasts and more.

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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.

New data: Volunteerism at an all-time low

Aaron Wolowiec

This figure is the lowest since the bureau started the survey in 2002. As parents, I think most of us want to instill in our children the importance of giving back. Thus the reason I’m PTA president, I teach Sunday School and chaperone field trips.

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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.

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.

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.

Advocating from Afar: Virtual and Remote Grassroots Advocacy

Beekeeper Group

The Dirksen, Hart, and Russell Senate Office Buildings and Ford and Longworth House Office Buildings weren’t cleared for entry until the end of January 2002, three months later!

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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.

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?”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

ICANN Delays Sale of.Org Registry, Asks for More Information

Associations Now

A number of organizations, including ASAE and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, have called on the Internet Society, which established PIR in 2002, to stop the sale of the top-level domain.

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.