Nonprofit Report: Companies Not Utilizing Social Media for Product Recalls

Associations Now

A new report from the consumer advocacy group Kids In Danger notes that, while deaths and injuries from recalled products are down, the methods for sharing information on recalls appear to be lacking. Are product recalls keeping up with the times?

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction

Idea Architects

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction. $50 That visual mayhem gradually takes its toll on our productivity and satisfaction. the first change you want to make to enhance your personal and productivity may be a much simpler one. Dec 2002 (6).

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Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity. Labels: gaming , productivity , seen elsewhere , trends. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Leadership Limerick: Innovation Requires Many Contributions

Idea Architects

When it comes to innovation, too many people think of the lone genius who invents some breakthrough product, instead of a diverse team with each member contributing different perspectives and roles to create new value. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

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

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve had a fluctuating, uncertain economy since 2002. Research has shown productivity has been declining since 1965 and job satisfaction has been declining since 1987. 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.

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 domain registry since 2002.

Group Offers Benchmarking Benefits Through Tiered, Online Program

Associations Now

While it’s not unusual for associations to offer benchmarking products to their members, the Truckload Carriers Association is taking a tiered approach to its program offerings.

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

Idea Architects

When partnerships, management teams, and organizations build communities, they tap into a greater and deeper reservoir of courage, wisdom, and productivity.” Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

Even being shortlisted will foster prestige – and an improved reputation – within your industry and community; will promote your company, products and people; and will enhance goodwill with your members and other stakeholders.

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows


These blogs are related to the latest product reviews, news, tech guides and many more. TechCrunch and Crunchbase have targeted different audiences by having their own platform site and updating the most up to date tech products and news happening around the world.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Four Innovation Lessons with.

Idea Architects

Too many organizations delegate observation and field research to a very small subset of individuals as opposed to engaging a wider cross-section of those who will actually be creating the improved or new product or service. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #11: Who Should.

Idea Architects

The people who buy your products? What about the community (world) impacted by your organization and its products and services? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

Read on for some suggestions on to improve your email production workflow. But email—in ways different from Twitter, Facebook, or even your blog platforms—is incredibly challenging to work with from a production standpoint.

What Kids Can Teach Us About Life and Leadership

Idea Architects

Things not working out according to play should be seen as normal given that we cant 100% plan for what will happen when other people begin to interact with our programs, products, or services. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Facilitation Friday #9: Build Capacity to Accomplish More

Idea Architects

Its definition of success also includes helping a group or team learn together so they might be more productive in the future. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

California Association Turns Farm Workers Into Farm Owners

Associations Now

There are about 50 aspiring farmers in the ALBA program, which trains them in organic farm production, marketing, recordkeeping, labor law, pest management, and numerous other aspects of operating a small farm business.

Becoming You: 9 Questions & 6 Resources on Authenticity

Idea Architects

Speak (2002). Particularly useful for individuals contemplating striking out on their own, this book helps you explore the qualities of your own personal brand, a term I know causes some to recoil a bit since your identify isnt a product per se. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows


These blogs are related to the latest product reviews, news, tech guides and many more. TechCrunch and Crunchbase have targeted different audiences by having their own platform site and updating the most up to date tech products and news happening around the world. The website was discovered in 2002 that was providing tech training to unemployed individuals at that time. TechEngage also provides how-to guides of technological products.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth


HIMSS began reaching beyond “member” to “audience” in 2002 by offering resources and benefits not exclusive to dues-paying professionals.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: What Informs Your Efforts?

Idea Architects

So the next time youre working on a major program or product, cast a wider net for inspiration, insight, and innovative possibilities. 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. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community.

What Does the Process of Chapter Restructuring Look Like?

Chapter Chat

Since 2002, Peggy Hoffman and Peter Houstle at Mariner Management have been talking about the need for associations to take a hard look at their chapter model. What products and services does National provide to members?

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Sponsorship Special Again

Idea Architects

Since we are an advertising savvy people, I believe almost all of these efforts to attract our attention to a company’s name or products go almost unnoticed. Injecting sponsors even more into the program with product theaters, etc., Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

Companies increasingly look to customer-generated innovations, co-creating products and services with the input and effort of end users. IDEO, one of the worlds most successful product design and innovation firms, offers an excellent example of the thinking and input stages required to involve large numbers of individuals in crowdsourced thinking, at Open IDEO. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

State Government Groups Release Recommendations for IT Procurement

Associations Now

However, NASCIO has been working to modernize procurement since 2002, though without as strong an advocacy campaign behind it, Robinson explained. Two groups representing state employees released an action plan, encouraging state governments to improve the process of acquiring technology.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #8: Help Surface.

Idea Architects

The more that work groups learn to address issues openly and honestly, the more productive their relationships and work activity will become. 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: Enough with Not Enough

Idea Architects

And while all of my examples have come from hotels, the principle of basic functionality applies to every business, every organization, every product or service. Are you testing your own products and services enough? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire


Now, for the first time, hundreds of millions of people (literally) are walking around with a complete professional television and video production studio – in their pockets. Most recently his groundbreaking 5 Takes series for Discovery has completely rewritten the production paradigm.

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Small Groups Of Friends Are The Key To Influence Not Swaying Influential People

Velvet Chainsaw

Malcolm Gladwell first described The Law of the Few in his 2002 book The Tipping Point. Successful organizations of the future will move toward an understanding of how groups of friends talk about their brand, products and services. Tweet.

Labor Tensions Cause Port Headaches for Retail, Manufacturing Industries

Associations Now

In 2002, after a 10-day work stoppage at the ports, President George W. “To bring in product efficiently and effectively is something that sustains so many jobs in our industry. $ 2.1B

Pop-Up Events: The Next Trend for Associations?

Associations Now

Some familiar brands have found they’re a great way to not only generate buzz and revenue (between $ 45 billion and $50 billion annually , according to a study conducted by Chicago-based marketing firm PopUp Republic) but also introduce and test new products.

Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare


Following the Enron scandal, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 established new penalties (fines and imprisonment) when an organization alters, destroys, mutilates or conceals documents that is or may be subject to a federal investigation.

Moderating Discussions in the Modern World

Association Adviser

Products like GoToMeeting—or Google+ Hangouts for those on a budget—have made “face-to-face” possible for groups no matter where they are in the world. Dana Plotke, Naylor.

Business Ideas for Women


Kendra Scott , 44, is the founder, chairman, lead designer and CEO of Kendra Scott, LLC , a jewelry company that was founded in 2002. At the meeting, she changed into her new product in the restroom in front of the Neiman Marcus buyer, to clearly showcase the genius of her new invention.

SCD Group: Associations: Those who own the future are the ones.

SCD Group

or Social (companies founded from 2002 – 2009, including Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD) and Groupon (GRPN)), Mobile (from 2010 – present, including Instagram). Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Thursday, June 14, 2012.

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It's good to step back every now and then

Idea Architects

Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. It’s been awhile. Sorry for the lack of advance notice, but I decided to use February as a month for some major reflection and reassessment.

Grow International Meeting Registration & Sponsorships in an Era of.


Products. Categories: MARCOM , Meetings , Product Mgmt. In 2002, MCI’s Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) team in Geneva took on the contract with the intent of developing an event strategy that could realize the growth potential that EULAR envisioned for this meeting.

The Importance of Getting Lots of Little Things Done Well Every Day

Association Adviser

Some organizations also use their career center to promote other relevant association fee-based products, such as salary surveys, continuing education, “enterprise level” memberships, etc. Christine Smith, Boxwood Technology.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Bringing new products and services to the market (depending which industry we are talking about) can be slow. ” According to DeBarr, associations do bring new products and services to their members, but they struggle at times because they are often resource or expertise-constrained.

Membership Marketing Blog: Your Membership Value Equation

Membership Marketing

Philip Kotler, Marketing Management, Prentice Hall; 11 edition (May 2002). Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. new products. (4). product line extension. (4). Push Product. (4). Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.

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Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

” Melia said never waste an opportunity to get good feedback from your members, but do it in short digestible bites, such as by adding a question to your dues bills, product shipments or annual conference surveys. As best-selling author and product innovation expert Tony Ulwick explained at last week’s Innova-Con 2014 conference in New York, don’t ask customers or members what they want in a product, ask them what types of “jobs” they need to have done better.