Association Jam: Top Links for September 2010

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By category, here’s a look at the most popular links submitted to “AJam” in September 2010: Membership What's Keeping You Awake At Night Part 1: AE's Riding Out the Current Economic Storm.But Bigger Clouds on the Horizon Carol Anne Moutinho | Association Resource.( Tags: Associations Non-profit technology nptech Association Jam association association management

Wild Apricot Software News - December 2010

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association management software association management software system association management system memberership website software nptech software surveys Wild ApricotI was recently talking to a friend and he was complaining to me that online reviews for his business were are not so great on average - because people who are negative and like to complain are much more likely to fill out reviews/surveys than people who are satisfied.

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Association Jam: Top Links for October 2010

Wild Apricot

Here’s a look at the most popular links submitted to Association Jam in October 2010, by topic category: Membership Are you a membership based nonprofit? Tags: association Association Jam association management association marketing Associations Non-profit technology nptech

Association Jam: Top Links for August 2010

Wild Apricot

Events came in close behind, as association professionals were all geared up for ASAE10. Here are the most popular links at “AJam” in August 2010.( Tags: Associations Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech online community Non-profit Communications Association Jam association management Blog posts and articles on Leadership and Social Media topped the active topics at AssociationJam.org last month.

Association Jam: Top Links for November 2010

Wild Apricot

Blog posts and articles on Membership and Leadership led the links tally at AssociationJam.org this month, in terms of the numbers of submissions, views and reader votes, followed by Fundraising and Social Media , among other topics of interest for associations and nonprofits. Tags: association association fundraising Association Jam association management association marketing association websites Associations

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management

Association Subculture

Friday, September 17, 2010. The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management. Think of a time when accusations regarding perceived leadership "vacuums" in your association were bandied about. Labels: association , change , leadership. association. (25).

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies

Association Subculture

Wednesday, December 15, 2010. Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies. Or maybe an admission in a conference registration brochure that says, "Our association focuses on community but we dont always get it right. association. (25). management. (3).

Association Subculture Word for 2010 - Authenticity

Association Subculture

Monday, January 11, 2010. Association Subculture Word for 2010 - Authenticity. And blog about in 2010. One I hope to see in more association discussions. Ive been inspired by the idea of picking a word (or series of words) to define actions to focus on in 2010.

Association Subculture Salute to the Blogosphere Thankfest 2010

Association Subculture

Wednesday, November 24, 2010. Association Subculture Salute to the Blogosphere Thankfest 2010. I know things have been quiet lately here at Association Subculture. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management.

Best of Association Jam: Association Links for February 2010

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Leadership and Membership management stories were the hot topics at AssociationJam.org this month, in numbers of submissions, views and votes. Here’s a look at the most popular “AJam” links, by subject category, for February 2010: Membership Scarlet Letters of Association Management Judith Lindenau.( Tags: Associations Non-profit technology CSAE and ASAE nptech Association Jam

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)?

What is your organization’s “digital IQ?”

Wild Apricot

association management software association management software system association websites Best practices memberbership software nonprofit non-profit nptech web based softwareIf your wondering how your organization measures up in the online world, you might find the Digital IQ Index: Public Sector (PDF) study interesting.

My Favorite Twitter Chats

Reid All About it

Yes, I realize that hashtag may be considered “not safe for work,” but those of us in the association community have come to love it. Started in the spring of 2009 by Jeff De Cagna for the association management community, #assnchat is moderated by Kiki L’Italien.

Association Management Lessons from the Public Sector : Off Stage

Off Stage

3, 2010 - Association Management Lessons from the Public Sector. Often the public sector is motivated by consensus building, not problem solving—and thats a problem thats common in membership associations as well. Financial Management. Managing Volunteers.

Personal Reflections on 15 Years in Association Management – Guest Post by Shawn Boynes, CAE

Association Advocacy Chick

I’m so thrilled and honored to present my first guest blogger of Association Advocacy Chick, Shawn Boynes, CAE. In this post, he explores the lessons he’s learned during his career as an association executive. . Several months ago, my dear friend and colleague, Stefanie Reeves (or better known here as Association Advocacy Chick), asked me to be a guest blogger. 15 years ago, I was the first African-American man hired by the association I worked for at the time.

Great Partnerships are Built on Values

Association Leaders

Uncategorized association management CM Services management partnershipThere are many kinds of partnerships in life – friendships, marriages, customer-supplier relationships, employee-employee relationships and more. All of these “partnerships” can be complicated. For these partnerships to be successful, certain values must be present in both parties. I think those values are: 1. Trust each other. Be committed to each other.

Can Online Functionality Increase Member Engagement?

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association association management software association website Best practices event management event registration event software events member communication memberbership software memberership website software nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications nptechAs the calendar year winds down many organizations are looking for time-saving online applications to help juggle the busy event, holiday and renewal period.

The Association World in China ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « A Guide to the Association Market in China. The Association World in China. The concept of associations as we know it in the west does not exist in China.

Virtual Meetings Haven’t Taken Over Yet

Association Leaders

Several years ago, shortly after the internet was invented, the association and hospitality industries were very worried they would become dinosaurs because people no longer needed to meet in person. We certainly are utilizing advances in technology to connect more often with members of our association partners through webinars, virtual committee meetings and more. Association Management Companies CM Services Meetings Uncategorized

Creating a Culture of Trust

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Uncategorized VolunteerismIn a response to a previous blog about Consensus, I was asked about how organizations can reach consensus on controversial issues. My answer was the parties involved in the decision making process need to TRUST each other. That is not to say that trust alone guarantees parties will reach consensus on all issues. However, without trust it is certain the parties will never reach consensus.

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. As an association, where funds are prudently spent, it is important to invest in the right strategy that would allow you to grow. Association Management. GrowGlobally.org.

Association Subculture: Suicide and Generation X - The Association.

Association Subculture

Monday, October 4, 2010. Suicide and Generation X - The Association Management HR Dilemma. Some of these folks are your senior managers and their loss, with the economic and psychological toll that takes on the workplace, must be directly addressed. association. (25).

Global MegaTrends to Rock Your World ? Part 1 ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. European View of Member ROI – Trade Associations » Nov. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

Association Subculture

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. association. (25).

Your People -- Managing Contact Information for Members, Supporters, Attendees and Donors

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Lamees Abourahma of Webbright Services is one such partner, and she recently did a great post on her blog about our association member and contact database functions. Tags: association management software association management software system association marketing database management software as a service web based software web software Wild Apricot

CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, October 20, 2010. XYZ Association Treasurer Joe Jones has instructed staff to sell all remaining shares of Microsoft owned by XYZ Association. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management.

A Guide to the Association Market in China ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. The Association World in China » Sep. 2010. A Guide to the Association Market in China. Management needs to see the value of the training. Association Management.

Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

Association Subculture

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. 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).

Global MegaTrends Part 3 ? Govt Intrusion, Labor Shortages.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies. Association Management. GrowGlobally.org.

Global MegaTrends Part 2 ? Tech, Health Care and Global Business.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. They become the means by which to standardize knowledge transfer from one part of the globe to the other and make managing complicated projects easier. Association Management.

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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.

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. Here’s a toast to the border-less association. Association Management.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Anger: It's No Way Out

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, March 2, 2010. It originally appeared at The Buddha Diaries on March 1, 2010. I was moved by it and believe it holds a lesson for all of us.including association staff and volunteers. Peter Clothier is the author, most recently of "Persist: In Praise of the Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad with Commerce" (Parami Press, 2010), available at Amazon.com. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management.

Association Subculture: Remember - It's Just a Ride

Association Subculture

Wednesday, December 29, 2010. I know I said I had posted my last post for 2010. 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.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Everybody Knows

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, May 6, 2010. Some of the brightest board members and association executives Ive ever worked with make it a point to keep members thoroughly "in the loop," even risking telling them more than they wanted to know.just to be sure members have every opportunity to know whats being talked about, whats being decided, and how to make their views known if they disagree with decisions being made on their behalf. Challenge Management, Inc. About Challenge Management.

Greg Behrendt Gave Me the Best Compliment EVER

Association Subculture

Tuesday, December 21, 2010. As we headed out to the parking lot for the Great Cracker Exchange of 2010, I was schlepping along in usual anti-fashion fashion, avoiding eye contact, trying desperately to blend into the crowd and not appear "groupie-esque.". December 22, 2010 5:23 AM.

Why Association Mergers aren't the Easy Answer : Off Stage

Off Stage

15, 2010 - Why Association Mergers aren’t the Easy Answer. “Why don’t the small associations just merge?” ” fumed one Realtor association leader. We only need a couple of associations in this state anyway. “We merged three associations.

Association Subculture: Lessons for Associations From a Peeved.

Association Subculture

Wednesday, August 11, 2010. Lessons for Associations From a Peeved Advertising Genius. Nonprofit trade and professional associations have a lot to learn from different sources “outside" of our normal circles. August 12, 2010 1:03 AM. August 12, 2010 9:11 AM.

European Association Execs View the Need to Redefine Value in.

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. Position your association as a thought leader (especially on emerging issues like sustainability).

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