CMI's Association Management Blog: Successful Associations.

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, December 19, 2007. Successful Associations Require Staff Intensity. Thats right, successful associations require intensity. There must be intensity in the underlying purpose of the association and in its mission and vision and objectives. Volunteers who had a hard time finding the spare moments to devote to the association start to make time for the association. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Crisis Preparedness is a.

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, December 19, 2007. The principal difference between most associations and most "normal" businesses is the organizational imperative: make a profit for most "normal businesses" versus advance the interests of the industry/profession for most associations. But, at their hearts, the management of associations and the management of "normal businesses" are virtually the same. And every business needs to have a plan for crisis management.

The Heart Rending Truth About Association Management

Association Subculture

I''m so damn lonely, think I''m gonna die.Joe Bonamassa, Sloe Gin (2007) The thing that nobody tells you about this profession is sometimes it breaks your heart. association membership mission vision

Executive Connections: Adding Value

Executive Connections

» 13 September 2007. While the staff works to implement a new Association Management System (AMS), our leaders and committees are making great progress on the activities occurring in 2008 and beyond, and I have been traveling to some very interesting conferences and meetings. Executive Connections. « SIIA Content Forum | Main. Lessons Learned: 2.0 Adding Value. Things are moving along at a very fast pace here at SLA HQ.

Executive Connections: Lessons Learned: 2.0

Executive Connections

IGF Update from London » 26 October 2007. We started with chat reference--something I think could apply to any setting, whether academic library, corporate library, or even an association management office! Posted by: Stacey Greenwell | 20 November 2007 at 04:07 PM. Executive Connections. « Adding Value | Main. | Lessons Learned: 2.0.

The Beauty of Istanbul | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. ← Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. This entry was posted in Travel and tagged association events , events , istanbul , Travel.

WJ Weiser and Associates Grows into the Largest AMC for U.S. Healthcare Associations

Association Adviser

I started WJ Weiser and Associates in 1988. Prior to that, I worked for Baxter Healthcare in their physical therapy (PT) department as a finance manager. My first client was a national association that was losing money and members.

Association Subculture: Suicide and Generation X - The Association.

Association Subculture

Suicide and Generation X - The Association Management HR Dilemma. 43% of documented suicides in the US in 2007 were between 35 and 54 years of age. Labels: association , Gen X , human resources. Shelly blogs at Association Subculture because her cat is a bad listener.

Profiting from Green Meeting Strategy ? Beyond the Feel Good.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Businesswire – According to a new survey by the AMC Institute, four out of five meetings in 2008 were “greener” than in 2007. Association Management.

WSJ ? ?Emerging Markets Overtaking the Developed Markets.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. During 2007, the developing countries produced over 52% of global growth, compared to 37% during the late 1990s. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies. Over the past 30 years I have served three associations (ASAE, MPI and IEEE Computer Society) as a leader of business, product and partnership development.

AE on the Verge: 5 Ways to Work through your AE Burn-Out

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. After my first year of Association management, I came to the conclusion many others find as well in this profession: there is no end to the volume of work and no end to the volume of things there are to worry about. Here are 5 ways to work though Association Executive burn out. Change your approach: If you cant figure out how to manage your volume of projects, change your approach. association management tips.

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AE on the Verge: The Black Swan, starring the Association CEO

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. The Black Swan, starring the Association CEO. It’s possible that everything in life is not a metaphor for association management, but I really cannot get “ The Black Swan ” out of my head. But it doesnt work that way in "Swan Lake" or in associations – the CEO has to be the Black Swan too. Whether ballet or association management, what did it take to get to that moment?

Global MegaTrends Part 4 ? Rise of Sustainability, Venture Capital.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. European Association Execs View the Need to Redefine Value in Changing World » Dec. fewer applications in 2008 compared to 2007 while Chinese residents filed 26.7%

Learning Along The Way: First Stop

Learning Along the Way

She writes about Association management, meetings and mania. Seeing that I work for IMI Association Executives , an association management company her blog caught my attention. Heres a decades old "what it takes" job description of an association chief executive officer position. The Association Executive. Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Group Collaboration Anyone? Good-bye Google. | Old Clayburn.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations.   Created by two Cornell grads, this site puts and end to the multiple sites and configurations for managing groups.  This entry was posted in Association Management Software , Communication , Social Media , Web/Tech and tagged google , google groups , group collaboration , working in groups. What We’re Talking About association blog.

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Learning Along The Way: Associations as Agents of Change

Learning Along the Way

Associations as Agents of Change. As mentioned in my last post, I am currently reading Professional Practices in Association Management. Todays reading included the chapter, Sustainability - Associations as Agents of Change in the Collaborative Economy, written by Richard C. While I agree that associations should be agents of change, I also feel that executive directors have opportunities to be agents of change. Strategic Management. association, s.

Learning Along The Way: Preparing a Budget? Have You.

Learning Along the Way

Ive once again set out on the CAE journey and Im currently reading the recommended materials for domain #1-Strategic Management. In the third chapter of the Professional Practices in Association Management, 2nd Edition , John B. I continued searching for more information, hoping to find some practical examples of how associations have used scenario analysis, instead I happened upon these little nuggets on the Microsoft Office Online site: Conducting scenario analysis.

Learning Along The Way: Helpful AMC sessions at ASAE

Learning Along the Way

My response is as follows: For clarification, I am not the owner but rather the general manager for an association management company. The session, "Good to Great Principles in Action: Lessons Learned 8 Years into the Journey" was one session that I found useful for an AMC as well as for an association. Jeff De Cagna had us look at the following six questions: 1) What does it mean to associate? Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business.

Monday Buzz: Facebook Cracks Down on Promotional Posts

Associations Now

The world’s biggest social network is souring on promotional posts, and your association could be affected. Nonetheless, it’s another change that association social media teams should prepare for as the new year approaches.

An Associations Journey to Find a Smarter AMS

GrowthZone

An inside look at one GrowthZone customer’s journey from an outdated data management system to a full AMS complete with NAHB WMS upload. What was state-of-the-art in 2007 was now simply outdated. I love the Event Management module.”.

NAASF Crowdsources Customer Support and Advocacy with Online Community

Higher Logic

The North American Association of Subway® Franchisees (NAASF) uses online community to advocate for members and solve industry problems for fast food franchises. It removed the discussion board in 2007, after a significant number of members stopped using the feature.

I’ve Looked at RFPs from Both Sides Now

Spark Consulting

In 18+ years in association management, I’ve been on both sides of the Request For Proposal process more times than I can count. My very first Big Task at my very first association Real Job way back in 1997 was to complete an association management software system selection. As a consultant from February 2007 – May 2009 and running Spark since August 2012, I’ve seen it all: the good – the bad – the ugly. management RFPs

How to Produce Association Rock Stars for 100 Years and Beyond

Association Adviser

Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives. The Georgia Society of Association Executives is celebrating its 100 th anniversary this year. Association Adviser: GSAE has existed for 100 years this year.

Thanks For Playing: We Are STILL Doing It That Way

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Ive been thinking a lot about the long-term prospects of associations recently. For those of you who arent familiar with it, a group of "Five Independent Thinkers" (whose names you probably recognize) got together in 2007 to address the pressing need for change in associations. Manage. I think most associations are now involved in social media at least to some degree, even if not very effectively.

Strengthen Your Work(place) Ethic

Associations Now

Here are some tips for toning up your association’s ethical culture. ERC’s 2013 “National Business Ethics Survey” (NBES), which surveyed more than 6,400 private-sector workers, found that workplace misconduct has steadily declined since 2007, when it hit a record high.

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Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Summary: A selection of thought-provoking websites from beyond the association management realm that offer new ideas for association executives.

ASAE's AMC Accreditation Program Discontinued

L&M Association Management

On May 21, 2007 the leadership of the ASAE and AMCI announced joint support for a single accreditation program based on the more rigorous AMCI program. First alternative was membership in the AMC Institute, the only trade association for association management companies.

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

Reid All About it

While the association community flies this weekend to St. Every week I write a blog post for my client Avectra , an association management software and online community platform vendor. Be the Host with the Most: Twitter Chats for Associations.

How the iPhone Changed the Conference Experience

Associations Now

Since its launch, it’s had an impact on almost every aspect of association management. While I can’t imagine life without any of them, consider how much Apple’s “truly magical product”—as former CEO Steve Jobs called it when announcing its 2007 launch—has affected associations.

Association Career Paths

Association Adviser

” Disney didn’t know it at the time, but he was laying out the blueprint for a modern association executive. Christopher Williston VI, whom you’ll meet in this month’s Corner Office profile , is a third-generation association professional. Best things about association work.

Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association | Old.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. The Beauty of Istanbul → Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. associations.

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

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Summary: A selection of thought-provoking content from beyond the association management realm that offers new ideas for association executives.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I contribute content for a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Summary: Three thought-provoking websites, from beyond the association management realm, that offer new ideas for association executives. In this edition, explore examples of crowdsourcing in action, experiments in new forms of management, and a case of learning driven by a behind-the-scenes look at conference planning.

Welcome to the new home of our blog! | Old Clayburn Association.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. Formerly published at tekorg.org, we are broadening our scope beyond just all things techie for associations to include more association management topics. This move will help us to respond to new trends and thinking in the association management world and hopefully to better serve our clients and the professional space of association management.

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Association Subculture: It's a Question of Your Honesty - ERC 2009.

Association Subculture

Heres the good news: Misconduct at work is down - down to 49% from 56% in 2007. Whistleblowing is up - up to 63% from 58% in 2007. Ethical cultures are stronger - up to 62% from 53% in 2007. Pressure to cut corners is lower - down to 8% from 10% in 2007. association. (25).

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Association Subculture: NO Neutrality on Net Neutrality

Association Subculture

Verizon was caught challenging NARAL back in 2007 from sending text messages to their members regarding womens reproductive health issues and although they reversed themselves, the damage was done. Shelly blogs at Association Subculture because her cat is a bad listener. association. (25).

AE on the Verge: Fundraising with Balloons

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. Association Executive, seasoned, more well rounded than anyone thinks. association management tips. ► 2007. AE on the Verge. Wednesday, February 16, 2011. Fundraising with Balloons.

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AE on the Verge: Conferences: Pack your Flag

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. If your association has its own flag, ask a conference hotel or facility to fly it while youre there. Association Executive, seasoned, more well rounded than anyone thinks. association management tips. ► 2007.

IRS Signals Potential Changes to Group Tax Exemptions | Old.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association → IRS Signals Potential Changes to Group Tax Exemptions. What We’re Talking About association blog.

What Would Your Former Members Say You’re Worth?

Associations Now

When one association offered lapsed members a “pay what you want” reinstatement deal, it won back some members and learned a lot about why they left. Hutchison, Associations Now , August 2007. How has your association won the attention of former members?

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