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The Problem With Associations’ Tendency to Complicate Situations

Smooth The Path

The post The Problem With Associations’ Tendency to Complicate Situations appeared first on Smooth The Path. Related: Learn about members’ why. Do our association’s members feel taken care of? When to make innovation a priority for your association.

Super Control Freak Tendencies Stunt Your Conference Growth

Velvet Chainsaw

The challenge with your control freak tendencies is that you will eventually hit a ceiling. The post Super Control Freak Tendencies Stunt Your Conference Growth appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Ok, admit it! You’re good at the details. You have an eye for minutia.

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SCD Group: 8 articles important to association executives and.

SCD Group

Gen-Y has shown a tendency to support heritage brands and engage with Here is the best of the week for busy association professionals. Enjoy your July 4th holiday! Five Ways to Market to Gen-Y By Tim Hare via

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Eat the Frog First

Moery Company

If you have the tendency to push those pesky to-dos back or procrastinate on the ones you don’t feel nearly as confident about, or make excuses to avoid the items you are sure you will garner an unwelcomed response, I challenge you to embrace this mindset and see what can happen.

The Current Role of Leadership

Moery Company

There’s a tendency, especially right now, to get in the middle of things because there seems to be a push for a “proactive leader” mentality.

What Do YOU See?

Spark Consulting

I definitely recommend checking out the entire thing , but there was one thing in particular she said that stuck with me: One of the great dangers of leadership, I think, is the tendency to believe your own hype.

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Bonus content – Event Garde e-news May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

A: As an education and events director for fellow association professionals, my tendency toward being an extreme learner is perhaps the best way I can better my industry. Gina Sutherland, director of education and events, CalSAE.

Want to Be an Effective Leader? Get a Full Night’s Sleep

Associations Now

A tendency toward increased risk. A series of recent studies highlights numerous ways that sleep deprivation negatively affects the ability of leaders to do their job properly. Take the hint!). Want to get a little better at leading your organization? A good night’s sleep might help.

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Increase Value By Cutting Your Content

Blue Sky eLearn

This tendency is rooted in our live in-person session reflexes to give event participants bang for their buck. No, that’s not a typo. If you intend to deliver real value through online learning, you’ve got to cut your content. Continuing education has become an information dumping grounds.

The Secret to Selling Government Affairs and Advocacy - Moery Company

Moery Company

Let’s break down the tendencies by large, medium, and small companies. IStock/Credit:alekseykh. How do you sell government relations as one of the most valuable aspects of association membership? Today, selling advocacy requires a focused and strategic approach.

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Leading with Transparency, Promise, and Vision – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 239

Moery Company

There’s a tendency, especially right now, to get in the middle of things because there seems to be a “proactive leader” mentality. Transparency, making promises, and vision are not new. However, they’re even more important now.

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Best Practices for Boards and Working Groups

Association Management

If one or two members are in disagreement, there is a tendency for the rest of the committee to win them over before moving on. Sometimes you can find information for best practices for Boards and working groups in the most unusual of places.

An Introvert’s Guide to Growing a Private Online Community

Higher Logic

Because introverts can, in fact, be some of the most successful social media and online community managers , all despite their tendency to keep to themselves. Your introvert tendencies make you an excellent fit for community management.

How do you Handle Negativity in your Association’s Meetings?

Association Leaders

Here’s a definition from Negativity is a tendency to be downbeat, disagreeable, and skeptical. Associations are groups of people or companies in the same profession or industry or with similar interests working toward a common goal. By definition, when groups of people get together to take some action, there will be discussions, debates, and disagreement.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Associations have a tendency to use language and abbreviations that are only meaningful to them internally without realizing the public won’t understand their system of communication.

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Facebook Click Bait Changes and How They Affect Your Advocacy Content

Beekeeper Group

Teaser headlines have the tendency to draw people in, goading them to read on or click through. What Is Click bait? You’ll never believe what Facebook announced today! Read on to find out about the jaw-dropping news that was shared exclusively with us. Have your attention, do we?

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Giving Ourselves Permission to Think Strategically

Smooth The Path

Related posts: The problem with association’s tendency to complicate situations. What does the act of strategic thinking look like? It might look like staring into space, taking a walk down the hall for a coffee, taking a shower, laying in bed, or jogging in the park.

LEGO: Don’t End Your Community

Higher Logic

From what I can see, it looks like a need for strict control and a tendency for over-moderation. Is an online community ever too big to fail? Unfortunately, just like everything else, no.

How Well Do You Know Your Organization's Volunteers?

Higher Logic

Volunteer profiles can become more robust and detailed, and your program can cater opportunities depending on the members’ tendencies towards term, task or virtual volunteering.

Apple Moves Away from Secrecy, Joins AI Group

Associations Now

Famously, Apple has long had a tendency toward secrecy. Apple has struggled at times to balance its desire to keep things under wraps with the AI field’s tendency to share its research.

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Study Reveals Career Cost of Promoting Diversity, For Some

Associations Now

For women and minorities who advocate for other women and minorities in the workplace, the price of promoting diversity might come as a less favorable performance review, according to a new University of Colorado study. Promoting diversity in the workplace is a hard-line goal in many organizations.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

Reid All About it

Ed Schipul, CEO of AMS firm Tendenci, found FBI testimony confirming that NGOs and associations are indeed targets of Russian hackers.

A World Without Boards

Thanks For Playing

It's no wonder they have a tendency to run wild. A million years ago back in Dallas (actual time: just over a month), Jeff De Cagna , in his unsession on Associations Unorthodox, has asked us to think about radical questions to ask. Now I love the idea of a radical question. One of the focal points of my consulting work is that asking the right question is as important as getting the right answer, if not more so.

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If I had 20 days to problem-solve

Association Success

We have a tendency to complicate things without realizing it. Albert Einstein once said, “If I had 20 days to solve a problem, I would take 19 days to define it.”

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The Pros and Cons of Free Food at the Office

Associations Now

A CNBC report from earlier this year noted that there’s a tendency for people to snack on things when they’re procrastinating or when they’re talking to other people, without even realizing it.

Three Tactics for Staying Focused During a Difficult Time

Associations Now

There’s a tendency right now, because of the limited human interaction we’re getting, to want to meet frequently with teams and coworkers. Tons of new distractions are surfacing these days. Here are a few ideas for helping to maintain your focus in these strange times.

The Reveal: Helping Make Perspectives and Positions Known

Idea Architects

For any of these "reveal" techniques, learning designers also want to consider the introverted or extroverted tendencies of participants and enhance the chosen formats to be as inclusive as possible of either tendency.

How an Iowa Business Association Gets Members Prepped for the Caucus

Associations Now

Fighting against the tendency to get starstruck when randomly running into a candidate on the campaign trail, the guide recommends strategies for employees to ask useful questions even when they run into a candidate unexpectedly.

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Finding the Best Managers

Jamie Notter

Managers have their own tendency to interfere, dictate, second-guess, and be a backseat driver. Conventional wisdom says we find those “A Team” players coming out of the top colleges and universities, with the best grades and test scores.

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Are you feeding your online trolls?

Optimist Consulting

The 8 types of troll: ‘The Lost Troll’ : This breed mainly hangs out in web forums and can be identified by its tendency to make mistakes to do with conventions. As it was Social Media Week last week I thought I’d share a few thoughts on how to deal with trolls.

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Report: Thought Leadership Has a More Direct Effect Than You Think

Associations Now

stated that the study reflected a tendency by organizations to take thought leadership for granted, when it’s really putting an organization’s full value on display. “It

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Associations have a tendency to use language and abbreviations that are only meaningful to them internally without realizing the public won’t understand their system of communication.

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We Asked, You Answered: What’s on Your Stop-Doing List for 2020?

Associations Now

I have a tendency to focus on being the solution maker for everything that pops up, but I need to remember some things are better left alone so you can focus on the things to which you can truly make a difference.

How to Bear (and Be the Bearer of) Bad News

Associations Now

In a number of test cases—a doctor delivering a cancer diagnosis, a gate agent announcing a flight delay—the researchers found that those who hear the bad news have a tendency to ascribe ill intentions to the messenger.

Daily Buzz: Member Churn Takeaways From Streaming Services

Associations Now

Sometimes, for-profit streaming services have a tendency of highlighting emerging consumer behaviors about subscription services—behaviors that membership pros might want to keep a pulse on.

The Bad Habits That Might Be Driving Your Fellow Travelers Nuts

Associations Now

And while there’s a tendency among travelers to share tips with their fellow passengers, there are still problems with annoying behavior. A new Expedia study lays out the need for good etiquette on the road—and the behaviors that are most likely to frustrate your neighbors.

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COVID-19’s Cloud Computing Wake-Up Call

Associations Now

After years of back-and-forth over the cloud’s security , its tendencies toward downtime , its potential for ballooning costs , questions of process , and its return on investment , the fact is that a huge advantage for cloud computing just emerged: its flexibility in a time of disaster.

The Price of Honesty

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

My tendency is toward the latter. Honesty can be really expensive. At least it seems like it. Because if I were to tell you a list of truths, you might make decisions about me that were not necessarily pleasant. For example: I hate exercise.

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Keeping the Heart a Part of the Association’s Repetitive Offerings

Smooth The Path

The association tendency of pulling out last year’s punch list exacerbates this problem. Think of a time you attended a new event. It might be something as small as a community craft beer tasting.

Daily Buzz: Relaunch Your Online Community

Associations Now

Leaders everywhere in the world have a tendency to name the wrong person manager and then train them on administrative things, not how to maximize human potential.”. Is your online community inactive or failing to meet goals? It might be time for an update.