Wed.Mar 15, 2023

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Will Associations Ever Move Past Shiny Object Syndrome to Strategy?

Mizz Information

It would never have occurred to me a decade ago–or even five years ago–that in 2023 I’d still be writing about social media still being considered a shiny new thing to associations, or that associations would still be grappling with, essentially, social media 101. But of course, it should have occurred to me because what’s old is almost always still always new to associations it seems.

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Event Planning Has Risen in the Ranks of Most Stressful Jobs

Velvet Chainsaw

IStock Photo by cyano66 Before the pandemic, one could argue that jobs with life-and-death consequences were surely more stressful than planning an annual conference. But things have changed. According to a study by the World Scholarship Vault , event planner stress levels are hitting a new high — the third-most stressful job in the world for 2023.


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Is a Four-Day Workweek Right for Your Association?

Associations Now

Many organizations are considering moving to a four-day workweek. But how can you implement a flexible work schedule to staff and still provide the same level of service to members? One association shares how it found a balance through iteration and practice. Though the idea of moving to a four-day workweek has recently grown in popularity , the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources began exploring the idea almost 15 years ago.

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Does Your Team Speak The Same Language?


Does Your Team Speak The Same Language? Teams may have all the tools they need for communication, but our intentions and meanings don’t always come through as intended. Some of this can be attributed to different generations in the workforce, cultural backgrounds, and even the channels we choose to convey our message. Effective teams cut through the noise by developing a common language – general rules so to speak – of expected norms in the workplace.

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VR 101: Facts, Fiction, and Testing It Out

Speaker: John Blackmon - CTO, CAIO ELB Learning

Did you know that (VR) training is becoming more of a mainstream strategy in the eLearning Industry? This learning modality has changed dramatically over the past 2 years, and several organizations have proven it has better results than traditional eLearning - but why and is it worth it? Join John Blackmon, CTO and Chief AI Officer of ELB Learning, and creator of CenarioVR and Lectora, for an honest look at data points and common myths — including needing a camera to get started or a headset to

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Acknowledging problems is part of managing expectations

Effective Database

Acknowledging problems is part of managing expectations Research was done some time ago that suggested that the best way for doctors and hospitals to avoid costly litigation for malpractice was simply to apologize. The vast majority of people who sued their doctor or hospital just wanted someone to admit that mistakes were made!

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