Association Management in an Internet-enabled World

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Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now

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Monday, September 28, 2009. Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now. I entered the association workforce and found myself surrounded for the most part with Boomers. I started identifying as "association professional" and my career took center stage as my sole form of public self-expression and to a large extent, private as well as the 60 hour workweeks sapped my energy and left me utterly drained. September 30, 2009 6:08 AM.

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ASAE Study Mission 2009 ? Lessons from Singapore.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « Enterprise Level Product Management & Sales in Europe. ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Dubai, UAE » Apr. ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Lessons from Singapore. This trends will continue as IMF, World Bank, and World Economic Forum forecasts show that growth projections for 2009 will continue to come from regions like the Middle East and Asia.

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Reviewing Association Management Products : Off Stage

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4, 2009 - Reviewing Association Management Products. One of the services I think can help Realtor AEs as well as other association managers of my non-profit clients is a product review site. " moments that we as association staff have when we step outside Realtor-dom and find that there are products and services which we cant live without--or maybe weve tried them and want to suggest that others approach with caution. Financial Management.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

ASAE Study Mission 2009 ? Dubai, UAE ? GrowGlobally.org

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Lessons from Singapore. ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Dubai, UAE. Associations can be present in the free-zone under the sector that they fall under (e.g. publishing in Media City, HR associations in Knowledge Village, etc.). Association Management. GrowGlobally.org.

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Transparency in Association Management : Off Stage

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20, 2009 - Transparency in Association Management. and the accompanying issues are affecting government policy and workings, and – by extension – what lessons we, as association managers, can learn from what’s happening in Washington. ” In associations, it’s becoming clear that our members want information—in fact, they expect it. But in brief it means that as an association executive you must embrace the following: 1.

CMI's Association Management Blog: The Contemplative Sciences

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Association management is, in and of itself, an odd profession (if, indeed, it is a profession, which I question). When one is employed as a direct staff member of an association, one becomes engaged in a business in which financial profit takes a back seat to many other objectives. Instead of focusing ones energy on that one bright target.profit.ones objectives in an association management environment are spread over several targets.

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

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Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. If I remember correctly, at one point their senior leadership mentioned that their major marketing goal was to take a mid-level manager from Hewlett-Packard and make them feel like a bad-ass on the weekend. Associations could learn a thing or two from Harley. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management. association. (25). management. (3).

Association Subculture: Diversity in Association Management - the.

Association Subculture

Diversity in Association Management - the Association Subculture Weighs In. Associations arent a particularly diverse workforce. I just interviewed 200 association executives in my most recent research project. I respect everyone involved in this particular little controversy and nobody in their right mind would think that any one of them has done anything intentional or isnt somehow vested in changing the composition of our associations. association. (25).

CMI's Association Management Blog: Thinking Across Time in.

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, July 2, 2009. Experienced association executives, as well as less-experienced but no less committed people who are relatively new to the field, frequently talk about what it takes to be "successful" in association management. And, of course, provided he or she has sufficient personal integrity to focus on what is best for the association and its members. In my view, it is what makes an association stand out as a beacon or role model for others.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Creativity in Volunteers and Staff

Observations on Association Management

Friday, August 28, 2009. From time to time I encounter volunteers who really give association management professionals a run for their money, in terms of creativity and what they can get done with limited resources. In short, they did what we always expect association staff to do. Thats why its important for association staff to get out from under the routine on a regular basis.try something new and different! Challenge Management, Inc.

Association Subculture: Lessons for Association Management from.

Association Subculture

Lessons for Association Management from South Park Creators. What could we do with this pattern if we put it into our association culture? What they describe is certainly what I associate with The Book of Mormon. I often think about how to manage/facilitate the "in between" in learning experiences, be it a conference or an individual workshop. It is such a simple but powerful device for building intention into what your association does.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Customer Service Matters

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, July 1, 2009. One of our client associations is very deeply involved in measuring customer experience and its role in companies profitability or lack thereof. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management. Challenge Management, Inc. Challenge Management, Inc. CMI) is an association management company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Training for Performance

Observations on Association Management

Monday, February 9, 2009. Suffice it to say that a lack of adequate training can be cataclysmic to an association. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management. Challenge Management, Inc. Challenge Management, Inc. CMI) is an association management company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Training for Performance.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Dealing with the Recession

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, January 6, 2009. That philosophy (perhaps without the whimpering poverty) is just as applicable to associations as it is to for-profit businesses. It is precisely at times like these that associations should take measured, well-conceived risks to help lead their members out of the weeds. Now is the time when associations should look carefully at how the association can help the member bridge the gap between panic and prosperity.

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. The Economist, February 14, 2009. And if you are an association with an eye to serving a wider, more diverse audience beyond the shores of the United States, then this news is very compelling. These complimentary half-day workshops for association executives will provide proven strategies and practices to help better navigate these regional markets. Association Management.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Forecasts: Brave the Worst of.

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, November 25, 2009. Association executives, and the boards of directors to which they report, would do well to regularly read and consider the predictions offered by rational, intelligent people who either: 1) carefully watch their businesses or professions or 2) make it their business to pay excruciatingly close attention to economic, social, political, scientific, and technological trends. Thats how I look at association boards, too. Challenge Management, Inc.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Dropping the Ball.on Your Foot

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, October 20, 2009. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management. Challenge Management, Inc. Challenge Management, Inc. CMI) is an association management company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions.

Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

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Innovation in Association Management. Why do you think your association is immune to those same forces? Your association - unassailable? Ive seen the wreckage left behind after an association flies into a mountain. Shelly began her career in change management at the age of 5 when she was enrolled at what was to be the first of the eleven schools she would attend prior to graduating from high school. The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management.

The Workplace Has Been Just Another Brick in the Wall

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Thursday, September 24, 2009. Once we do, we can get on with the business of achieving our associations missions. I am a sincere proponent of harnessing our cross-generational collective power, capitalizing on our individual strengths and moving forward together in our association memberships, workforce teams and familial units. Not only are our associations in a state of flux, so are our employment practices. September 27, 2009 8:39 PM. association. (25).

That's Okay Cuz I Got No Self-Esteem - The D-list Employees

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Monday, November 2, 2009. Management books aside, lets face the hard truth. Common D-lister traps association executives fall into are, but are not limited to: Believing they can "change" the employee - (They can change! Get an assistant executive director who deals in personnel matters or a human resources manager who will handle the tough work for you. Labels: association , d-list , employees , firing , hiring , music. November 2, 2009 3:22 PM.

Final Stop ASAE Study Mission 09 ? Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Dubai, UAE. ASAE & The Center’s 2009 Study Mission ends with a visit to one of the most intriguing destinations in the Middle East – Abu Dhabi in the UAE. A brand new Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (www.adnec.ae) is also in the cards in order to attract more top association events in the region. GrowGlobally.org.

Association Subculture: We Need More Executive Transvestites

Association Subculture

Friday, October 23, 2009. What are you doing as an association community to help your LGBT members? We certainly see a lot of people in the entertainment industry who feel somewhat free to express themselves but I have yet to see a male association board member show up in a dress. Many associations, who have just wrapped their heads around gay and lesbian, are in need of developing a more sophisticated understanding of the rest of the spectrum. association. (25).

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference

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Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference. If you think about it, your conference may be the most important asset your association has both in terms of member connection, financial benefit and goodwill. The good news is, I evolved with the help of some of awesome peers and thinkers out here in our association community (Yeah, @jeffhurt , @velchain , @JoanEisenstodt , @jcufaude , @ginsut , @mbobrow , @steveswafford , @asegar - Im looking at you!)

Association Subculture: Information? Give it Away Now.

Association Subculture

Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Associations as "information brokers?" Instead of "information brokers" associations must become "experience brokers" instead. So dear readers, lets agree to use the term "series" with a wink and a nod to the association management muse who may take me down other paths from time to time). Associations provide information in books, publications, workshops, meetings and events. Mr. Association - tear down this wall!

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management

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The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management. After investing most of my association career studying and practicing leadership skills both as an individual and as part of different organizations either as executive, staff or a volunteer, I am beginning to ponder whether "leadership" principles are universally applicable anymore. Think of a time when accusations regarding perceived leadership "vacuums" in your association were bandied about. association. (25).

Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

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Monday, December 7, 2009. Peace Sells.But Whos Buying - Association Membership? And maybe its time associations did something about it. I really like the discussion that has been occurring on the topic of eliminating membership dues in associations. To read more check out these blog posts - RIP: Membership by Scott Briscoe from ASAEs Acronym and to prove the idea has been around for a while check out a great post from Jason Della Roca - Free Association.

I Will Choose Free Will - Executive Decision Making Skills a la Rush

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Sunday, November 15, 2009. Its a managers paradise.except executives arent supposed to be managers and some of us have forgotten that. You should have stayed in the "manager" ranks and not Peter-principled yourself to the top slot. The association gods have spoken and we are going to do x,y and z. Nobody is buying it and your association is suffering because of it. Labels: association , decision , management , music. association. (25).

The Politics of Dancing (and What If Ideas in Associations)

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009. The Politics of Dancing (and What If Ideas in Associations). To my mind, the one recurring thread in any of these "what if" ideas, which is addressed at differing levels in each post and subsequent comments, is an acknowledgement of the political environment in which associations operate. I dont mean to close out 2010 on a downer note here at Association Subculture. Labels: association , innovation , music , politics. association. (25).

MeetingsNet Seminar Slides Nov. 18 on International Meetings.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. I think I forgot to mention the third one which is Transparency International who issues great data on countries and their success at reducing corruption and associated barriers to business growth. World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009. Transparency International’s Global Corruption Report 2009. Association Management.

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Comments on Association Subculture: Groundhog Day.Again.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009. Ive been pretty convinced that Ive been reliving the same day for most of my association career. They were books on future business trends and association trends published in the 1980s.and they could have been written yesterday ! the same platitudes about the incoming generation and what a troublesome management problem they promised to present. September 16, 2009 1:27 PM. September 16, 2009 3:41 PM. association. (25).

How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs : Off Stage

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13, 2009 - How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs. I know how much time I’ve spent researching and experimenting-- time I couldn’t have found when I was a full-time association manager. The best part: many of the popular tools are free and readily available for associations to use. Let’s say you are the Bittersweet Association of Realtors. As an AE you can probably set up an effective association Twitter program in just a few hours.

MCI Launches E-Learning Services for Non-US Market.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. By now the vast majority of US-based associations have developed and deployed their own e-learning products with varying degrees of success. Until recently the demand within other regional markets in Europe among EU-based associations has been far less bullish. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Association Subculture: Nothing You Can Do That Can't Be Done.

Association Subculture

Wednesday, October 14, 2009. Is the association management conversation simply a bunch of echoes? Labels: association , doubts , learning culture , music. October 14, 2009 12:30 PM. October 14, 2009 1:08 PM. October 14, 2009 1:20 PM. The thing is--aren't we all talking about many of the same things here in association world? October 15, 2009 8:32 AM. Maybe this association blogosphere is like a crystal glass. association.

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Association Subculture: Yep - Ferris Bueller was a righteous dude.

Association Subculture

Monday, August 31, 2009. Welcome to the Association Subculture blog. Associations must do a better job of acknowledging and nurturing the subcultural elements that exist within them. Come back for more posts in the coming weeks on other association related topics. Welcome to the Association Subculture blog. Nobody in the association world works 9:00 to 5:00). And a new piece of the association subculture puzzle will slide into place. association.

Association Subculture: Association Management - Branding Efforts.

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Association Management - Branding Efforts Gone Wrong. If the first step your association takes in a re-branding initiative is to call a graphic design firm, you are making a huge mistake. This is a deep dive into who you are as an association. I can even help your association frame one. Labels: association , branding , communications , marketing. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management.

Association Subculture: Leave Room For Eleven

Association Subculture

Monday, September 7, 2009. I am, like everyone, riding the tides of innovation in the association community. Quite frankly, associations arent too bad at identifying innovative practices. What associations continue to struggle with is the successful tactical implementation of innovative ideas. Type A association executives, staff and consultants alike are living loud at 10. Shelly blogs at Association Subculture because her cat is a bad listener.

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Creativity in Association Management - Are You the Roadblock?

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Creativity in Association Management - Are You the Roadblock? We talk so much about creativity and innovation in the association sphere but we know so little about how to actually facilitate their achievement. take that project on in addition to your existing work" - Associations are famous for this. Sometimes Shelly, I wish you would stop looking into my association. Shelly blogs at Association Subculture because her cat is a bad listener. association.

So Long G8 Hello G20 ? GrowGlobally.org

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. US Health Care Association Builds Local Latin American Channel Sharing Latest Advances » Sep. 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.

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