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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Will I see you at ASAE TEC next week? For me, TEC is like a reunion, camp and retreat combined in one. If we haven’t met and you see me walking around, please introduce yourself, I’d love to meet you.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As many in my family can tell you, I’m not always good at noticing someone’s sent me a text, so I’m not in need of a digital detox.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I just bought a wreath at the farmers market and I’m listening to the Christmas Cocktail Jazz playlist on Spotify. I’m getting in the Christmas spirit.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Starting to feel a little holiday stress? You’re not alone. MemberSuite suggests ways you can help your members (and yourself) deal with holiday stress. Note to self: it’s all doable. Breathe.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter have a new book coming out, The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… It’s time for Marketing General Incorporated’s (MGI) 11 th annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.3.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… View from our campsite in the Superstition Mountains Wilderness east of Phoenix.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.4.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If your association has chapters or geographic components (sections, affiliates, local networking groups), please participate in the Chapter Benchmarking Study.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year… (sing it with me). Some of us get to take time off during the holidays.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Does anyone on your staff have the association CIO mindset ? David DeLorenzo at DelCor says you don’t necessarily need a CIO on staff but you do need a technology leader with the CIO mindset.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.21.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Maggie McGary shares insights from the Community Roundtable’s 10th Annual State of Community Management report and cross-references them with findings from MGI’s Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.28.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… WBT Systems encourages associations to provide educational programs for vendor members —you may call them affiliate, associate, or supplier members, I like to think of them as industry partners.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.7.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When’s the last time you talked to your AMS vendor? When you wanted to b h about something? No bueno.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.31.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Since reading is the first step in the professional development journey, wouldn’t your association want to encourage members (and others in your audience) to develop a reading habit?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.24.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Billhighway asks, “ Do your chapter awards spark joy? ”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’m a Squiggle, what are you?

LMS 153

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.17.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Superstition Mountains Wilderness, AZ. Colleges isn’t the only path to success these days.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.30.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If you’re going to the ASAE Technology Conference next week and see my name badge walking toward you, snap me out of my daze, I mean, big thoughts, and say hello.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.26.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Millennials and Gen Z are joiners but only if they believe the ROI your association offers is worth the short-term sacrifice to their budget.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.19.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If you haven’t already, you must read New Member Engagement Study , a collaboration between Kaiser Insights, Dynamic Benchmarking, 12 research partners and 160 association professionals.

LMS 141

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When I was in charge of getting a new AMS back at my old association, I had no idea how to approach selection and implementation. Even worse, I didn’t even know how clueless I was.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… In a two-part series ( part 1 and part 2 ) on Association Adviser , Jeff De Cagna, FRSA, FASAE, executive advisor for Foresight First LLC, writes about building a future-ready association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.21.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Reading and learning may be the last things on your mind right now. But after a few days of holiday relaxation, your brain could be ready for a bit of exercise—or, brain food.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Don’t keep your association’s technical savvy and systems all to yourself.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I was all excited to share a must-read article from ASAE (members-only) by Kaihan Krippendorff about how your association can lead your industry in the blockchain revolution.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… How do you manage if you’re an education department of one ? How does any association professional juggle everything on their to-do list?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… In many associations, chapters are seen as PITA groups to manage, not as opportunities to leverage.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If you use Creative Commons photos from Flickr for your blog, keep an eye on this developing story from Ernie Smith at Associations Now.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.25.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Oh my god, Millennials, Gen Z, they’re here! Quick, change everything about your educational programs because these young folks are soooo different. No, don’t.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Brain Food is quick and dirty this week. I haven’t had time since returning on Wednesday night from our Arizona hiking vacation to do any of my usual work on this week’s Brain Food post.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Back in my restaurant general manager days, I went through a serious bout of burnout.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… The world wants you just as you are—you are enough. This message is from one of the best pieces I read this week. Thanks to Jeffery Cufaude for sharing his wisdom with us.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.23.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Chapters can bring life to associations like brewpubs bring life to downtowns. Ernie Smith at Associations Now shares four lessons association chapters can learn from craft breweries.

LMS 141

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.18.16

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I was wondering why there are so few webinars next week, and then it dawned on me – it’s Thanksgiving week! Already? I’m glad I figured that out before scheduling work for myself on Thursday.