How to Produce Association Rock Stars for 100 Years and Beyond

Association Adviser

Landmark anniversaries like that deserve time to pause, reflect on the past, plan for the future and, of course, celebrate. What I think is arguably our most important accomplishment is how GSAE has grown the stature of the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #21: How to.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Facilitation Friday #21: How to Wind Down. To avoid this phenomenon, you must intentionally design the winding down stage of the facilitation and allow more time for it on the agenda.

Becoming You: 9 Questions & 6 Resources on Authenticity

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. It is exhausting not being you, trying to remember how to play the part youve created for yourself in order to be accepted by others. Speak (2002). Dec 2002 (6).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Achieve Resolution; Don't Just.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. At this time of year, it naturally turns to the word resolution. While others around the blogosphere and in print media offer tips on how to craft better resolutions, Im more fixated on having resolve and achieving resolution. Im fairly confident that each of us has in our personal or professional lives some languishing intention, something weve been meaning to get around to doing.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: Time for.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Some people like to learn online For them, this medium is fine. Others best engage face-to-face. Increasingly effective conference design is not about face-to-face OR virtual, but about the AND. Any virtual event might also benefit from an in-person option, and any face-to-face meeting should explore how to incorporate virtual participation. Dec 2002 (6).

#ASAE19 Game Changers: Leading With Purpose

Associations Now

For more information and to register, visit the conference website. Columbus-based food entrepreneurs Jeni Britton Bauer and Joe DeLoss have succeeded thanks to innovation—and by bringing a diverse group of people along for the ride. I tried to build a reputation on those flavors.

Group Offers Benchmarking Benefits Through Tiered, Online Program

Associations Now

With a new online platform, the Truckload Carriers Association is introducing members to the benefits of benchmarking as a way to capture industry data and boost their profitability. But, as the program’s growth stalled in recent years, TCA saw an opportunity to try something new.

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

In addition to a great membership focused conference it was brilliant to see membership bodies being recognised for their hard work at the awards ceremony. I would encourage you to have a look and see if your organisation can enter this year.

Why The Structure You're Staffing is Stifling Progress

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Speaking at a leadership conference for volunteers this weekend, I was reminded why some organizations struggle to get volunteers. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Dec 2002 (6).

Catch AARP’s Newest Spokesperson, If You Can

Associations Now

a noted identity thief who was the subject of a Leonardo DiCaprio film, is now working with AARP to warn older Americans about social media scams. AARP’s new campaign, announced Friday, will advise its members on how to stay safe when using social platforms.

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

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. It all seems to make sense as the right approach. What are we going to do to change that?". The best way to learn how to do that is to be asked to do so.

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

SocialFish

People utilize technology for granted and to keep themselves updated. As this year is coming to an end, here are the top 20 recognized tech websites in the world that we follows. These blogs are related to the latest product reviews, news, tech guides and many more.

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

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. During the debriefing, I asked him to talk about how he felt. It became clear to me that the discomfort I felt while. observing him was due to the fact that his facilitation was not of his.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Books and Quotes for Rethinking.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Lately Ive been in a lot of conversations talking about the need to change the way we work and think about work. But trying to tackle the big changes too quickly can be counterproductive.

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

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. To Earn More Trust, Be More Trustworthy. Trust is the currency which enables us to be effective in our work. It can be difficult to gain, yet disappear in an instant. Dec 2002 (6).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seven Questions to Move Things.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Seven Questions to Move Things Forward. What is it that we believe we are here to do today? What are the most important results we need to achieve (for this effort)? Dec 2002 (6).

California Association Turns Farm Workers Into Farm Owners

Associations Now

An organic farming association in Northern California trains immigrant field workers how to manage their own farms. One association is hoping to change that. After a few years, ALBA helps the farmers transfer their operations to other locations.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: There Really Is a Simpler Way

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. a simpler way, the wonderful book co-authored by Margaret Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers, continues to guide my thinking about organizations. Life is attracted to order, but it uses messes to get there.

Mr. Rebates: – An In-depth Review

SocialFish

I’m sure you’ve heard of Mr. Rebates and have probably been wondering how it works. Mr. Rebates is a cashback website that gives you a chance to earn some money while you shop online. This, in essence, will enable you to save some money while making your purchases.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: Gratitude, Not.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. During the months of November and December when so many holiday cards and gifts are exchanged, its important to remember their true purpose: reconnecting, reaffirming, and renewing the relationships we value.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Three Tips to Make You a Travel.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Three Tips to Make You a Travel Role Model. As someone who travels a lot, I try to be respectful of individuals for whom it is not their regular routine. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

Tips For Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Associations Now

adults surveyed by Marist Poll last month [PDF], the most common New Year’s resolutions were to lose weight and exercise more. Go back to school (4). Get closer to God (4). Be kinder to others (1). But how long can you stick to them?

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Thinking and thriving

Aaron Wolowiec

To start us off, I spoke with Jeff De Cagna , founder of Principled Innovation LLC. Associations can no longer rely on membership to survive, and De Cagna explains why. Q: What inspired you to write “Associations Unorthodox?”. Do you think face-to-face events are obsolete?

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Design Principles for 5-Star Learning

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. It is this value-added payout that every presenter should strive for in a session Here are five simple principles to help you do so. Participants want quick fixes and easy-to-use solutions.

Facilitation Friday #22: Conversation Detours, Not Roadblocks

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. They act as invisible barricades to continuing the previous line of thought. Some participants will feel personally rejected; others will wonder if the group is not open to new ideas. Dec 2002 (6).

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

SocialFish

People utilize technology for granted and to keep themselves updated. As this year is coming to an end, here are the top 20 recognized tech websites in the world that we follows. This tech website provides the most relevant information from the latest apps to the latest tech news from recognized companies happening worldwide. These blogs are related to the latest product reviews, news, tech guides and many more.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #24: All Agendas.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. I was facilitating a group of individuals who had come together to develop plans for a project. language that seemed to be getting in the way of the relationships among team members. Dec 2002 (6).

Facilitation Friday #19: Resisiting Resistance is Futile

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. At some point it is going to happen. While you do want to observe it long enough in order to be sure you need to intervene and are prepared to do so, you generally cant simply ignore it.

Facilitation Friday #10: Establish Rules of Engagement

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. In order for us to do anything with each other, we first have to understand how we want to be with each other. Opposing viewpoints are allowed to coexist in the room.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #26: Silence as.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Sometimes what groups most need from facilitators is silence, the simple act of holding the space in solitude and allowing individuals time to reflect, contemplate, and gather their thoughts and feelings.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. publications from sources a bit off the beaten path of most volunteer or staff leaders to provide a professional development field trip. Thanks to Joe. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

Making a Difference in a World that Seems Different

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. But upon closer examination, it is a statement that really does not hold up to closer scrutiny. How many elements of it truly are different than they were 6-12 months ago? Dec 2002 (6).

Amid Shark Attack Fears, Lifeguards Present Larger-Picture Safety Concerns

Associations Now

since 2010, according to data from the Global Shark Attack File. Lifesaving Association the opportunity to push a broader message about beach safety. In reality, beachgoers should be more fearful of drowning than they are of coming face to face with a Great White.

Facilitation Friday #23: Going in Different Directions

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Whats a facilitator to do when individuals in a group start going in different directions? Its generally benign, but once in a while a few individuals band together to try and hijack the meeting agenda.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Thanks to Joe Rominiecki, Senior Editor, for helping polish my submissions into a more appealing form. Engaging Members to Crowdsource Solutions and Innovations. Companies increasingly look to customer-generated innovations, co-creating products and services with the input and effort of end users. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #12: Should I Do.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. A small group that always seems to gather during breaks in a strategic planning session. Have I observed long enough to make a reliable diagnosis? Is it my role to intervene as I am thinking?

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: I Won't Be Changing the World in.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. The question posed to me was this: How are you going to change the world in 2012? After responding to Craig’s question she then tagged a whole bunch of us to respond as well.

Just Because You Speak Does Not Mean Your Audience Learns: Eight Presenter Principles To Master

Velvet Chainsaw

But talking to your audience does not mean that your audience is learning. As speakers, we have assumed that talking to an audience results in their learning. You know that from talking to your kids and spouse. Zull, 2002). You can talk to yourself in an empty room.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Cost of Not Being You

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. We find it an awful thing to meet people, serious or not, who have turned into vacant effective people, so far lost that they won’t believe their own feelings enough to follow them out.". When we stand out from the crowd, when we do not conform to others expectations, we often have to pay a cost. Id suggest that when we choose to do the opposite the cost may even be greater. "If

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It's Always Hard to Decide When to Let Someone Fail

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Its Always Hard to Decide When to Let Someone Fail. But this time is struck me differently, clawing its way into my mind, and refusing to leave until I thoughtfully considered the implications of its meaning. It’s always hard to decide when to let someone fail. An advisor to student organizations used it while describing his work with student leaders.