Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses

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61 % The increase in court decisions regarding noncompete agreements between 2002 and 2012, according to a study conducted for the Wall Street Journal by the law firm Beck Reed Riden LLP. Deval Patrick (D) proposed legislation in April that would ban the practice of keeping employees from working for a competitor under most circumstances. The post Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses appeared first on Associations Now

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

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The telephone call or Request for Proposals are always so similar. The proposed work involves having a consultant do individual interviews and offer recommendations, lead some training on interpersonal communication, and maybe provide some ongoing process consultation. 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.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: When the Professional is Also.

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A couple of weeks ago, my Twitter feed was filled with Tweets from friends and colleagues talking about workshop proposals they had submitted for the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas. To me "My proposal didnt get accepted" is very different than "I got rejected." One focuses on the proposal; one focuses on the personal. There was a time when proposals seem to have been routinely accepted. Soon, I had some speaker proposals accepted and others rejected.

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

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ICANN says it is asking for the information “to ensure that we have a full understanding of this proposed acquisition.”.

Daily Buzz: The.Org Battle Gets a Public Protest

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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.

Org Domain Sale Decision Delayed After California Attorney General Weighs In

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If, as proposed, Ethos Capital is permitted to purchase PIR, it will no longer have the unique characteristics that ICANN valued at the time that it selected PIR as the nonprofit to be responsible for the.org registry,” the attorney general wrote [PDF]. “In

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #15: Tools for.

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Six Thinking Hats: Many facilitators find using Edward deBonos Six Thinking Hats to be a useful tool when participants have a specific idea or proposal to evaluate. Facilitating this "parallel thinking" as de Bono calls it, allows more perspectives to be gathered in significantly less time than simply letting individuals react to the proposed idea however they see fit. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

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ASAE Requests Aid for Associations Hit Hard by COVID-19

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Citing major revenue losses related to the coronavirus pandemic, ASAE is asking lawmakers for $25 billion in emergency aid for associations in a proposed economic stimulus package, along with a federal pandemic risk insurance program. The measure would be similar to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Congressional leaders and the White House are working on several different proposals to address the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S.

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How “Unmembership” Gets Back to the Roots of Associating

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“Around the time we incorporated in 2002, we said let’s just get rid of the membership and unbundle the fees, and if we do something and people want to be a part of it, they can pay for that,” Segar says. ” Segar likened this model to Kickstarter , where ideas are proposed and greenlit only if enough people pledge their support.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #13: I Need to.

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Suggesting paths invites agreement or disagreement with what youve proposed. 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. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts.