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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.19.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’ll be at the Association Component Exchange (CEX) next Friday in Arlington VA. Please find me and say hello if you’re there.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Liberal artsy types, you too can be a data analytics professional. In fact, any organization that wants to effectively use its data needs this person on their team: the analytics translator.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Dave Coriale is a robot. Okay, was a robot. Or, rather, a telepresence attendee at an association conference and trade show.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.28.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… We’re seeing “an influx of spending and a massive increase in content creation, but a lack of content marketing strategy,” says Jimmy Daly. Don’t publish content just for the sake of content.

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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: 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: 9.22.17

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The weekly list of free professional development and events for the association community… Politicians and pundits need to listen to these two women whose friendship survives their opposing politics.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… It’s that time of year again. Marketing General Inc. is inviting associations to participate in their 10th annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.17.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Next week, I find hard to believe, is Thanksgiving week so only a few webinars are scheduled. I’m taking that as permission to make my recommended reading list a bit longer than usual.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… We’re all Equif*cked. I swiped that word from TechCrunch —it’s a gem.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… Yesterday I went on an ebook buying rampage thanks to BookBub.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.16.16

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Does everyone have a cup of coffee and a maple-glazed donut? Just me? No matter, it’s time to review the many learning opportunities scheduled for next week. Then, you know the drill, select and register for one and add it to your schedule. Make time to invest in your future.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

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Right now, today, in 2016 is the best time to start up. There has never been a better day in the whole history of the world to invent something.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

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Since presidents are on everyone’s mind this week…I recently discovered the Washington Post’s podcast Presidential. Each episode is dedicated to a president starting with George Washington and ending with Donald Trump.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

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Before we get to this week’s webinars and etcetera, how about some reading suggestions? Roger C. Parker shares ten tips to help over-worked content marketers train their brain for greatness – they’re applicable to regular people too.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.1.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… AI is definitely coming soon to associations, in fact, many associations already use AI-powered software to serve and engage members.

VOC Leaders: How Hermes delivers success by measuring the entire customer journey

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Hermes is a leading parcel courier in the United Kingdom and is committed to always being the first choice among U.K. consumers. Doing so requires a deep focus on improving. The post VOC Leaders: How Hermes delivers success by measuring the entire customer journey appeared first on ForeSee.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.30.18

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.12.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Now that holiday feasting and festing is over (sad face), if you’re like me, you’ve recently renewed your commitment to a healthier lifestyle. What throws me off is attending conferences.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.14.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… Evidence, not ego, must drive digital transformation , says Gerry McGovern.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.23.16

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Let’s start with my desert hiking observations from last week in Sedona, AZ. I suppose this might bore 96% of you. But if you’re hiking out west soon, you’ll appreciate these thoughts, I hope. Greet fellow hikers as you pass by.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year …Christmas, Hanukkah, frosty nights, comfort food, warm fires, cozy slippers, wool sweaters, and ASAE Tech. One of those things doesn’t belong, you say? Well, it does in my world and the world of my fellow association tech geeks – you know who you are.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.22.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… I heard the bells on Christmas day. Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat. Of peace on earth, good will to men. . Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.6.17

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The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… Only 10% of Americans love cooking. Sure, “love” is a tougher bar to reach than “like,” but that stat still surprises me, probably because I love cooking, usually.

Meet You in Nashville: Where to Eat During #ASAE14 (part 1)

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I like to eat. I like to cook too so I appreciate chefs that use locally sourced ingredients to create fabulous dining experiences. Let me tell you, if you choose right, you’re going to have some fabulous dining (and drinking) experiences in Nashville.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.7.16

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We all need help dealing with the raging river (not gentle stream) of information coming at us every day. Associations are perfectly placed to help us sift through and select the best information to read or consult. Yes, I’ll use the C-word: associations should be the #1 curators for their community.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.16.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… ASAE members, check out the excellent GDPR resources and advice shared on Collaborate last week by the Technology Section Council.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

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‘Tis the season for ASAE Tech exhibitor emails. If you’re going to the ASAE Technology Conference, like me, and agreed during registration to receive emails from exhibitors, then you’re probably getting several of them a day.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

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‘Tis the season for ASAE Tech exhibitor emails. If you’re going to the ASAE Technology Conference, like me, and agreed during registration to receive emails from exhibitors, then you’re probably getting several of them a day.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.9.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Ernie Smith at Associations Now provides really smart advice on SEO (search engine optimization) for your website and blog based on Google algorithm changes over the last few years.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.25.16

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Thanksgiving is a good time to start a daily habit of gratitude. Research scientists have lots to say about the positive impact of a daily gratitude practice. With a little Googling, you’ll see dozens of articles about their findings, including some in Newsweek , Science of Us , and Headspace.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.30.16

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The future of learning has been on my mind lately. After reading Elizabeth Engel and Shelly Alcorn’s paper, The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , I was inspired to write my own take on how associations could transform higher education.

Meet You in Nashville: What You Need to Know for #ASAE14

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If you’re on the fence about attending the ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville , let me tell you: Nashville will pleasantly surprise you. No, that’s not quite right. You are going to have a blast in Nashville! What a cool city! That’s more like it.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

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Where did the day go? How many times have you asked yourself that? I just did when I looked at the time, yikes. Usually that means I’ve been in that wonderful flow state, that’s a good thing. But it also usually means I got a late start on the day, not so good.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.25.16

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Thanksgiving is a good time to start a daily habit of gratitude. Research scientists have lots to say about the positive impact of a daily gratitude practice. With a little Googling, you’ll see dozens of articles about their findings, including some in Newsweek , Science of Us , and Headspace.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.14.16

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Our neighborhood creek found a new path during the hurricane. My apologies if I missed a few webinars this time.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.5.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… You’ve almost made to the end of your first week back, hang in there! I spent the holidays weeks coughing, sniffling, and reading books, not blogs, so I don’t have much in the way of reading to share this week.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year …Christmas, Hanukkah, frosty nights, comfort food, warm fires, cozy slippers, wool sweaters, and ASAE Tech. One of those things doesn’t belong, you say? Well, it does in my world and the world of my fellow association tech geeks – you know who you are.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.29.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Researchers learned that children (aged 4-6) perform better during boring tasks when dressed as a superhero or character they admire like Batman or Dora the Explorer.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.8.17

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The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… “Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.” It sure is. I heard these wise words from Susan David on an episode of The Good Life Project podcast.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.16.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… If your association plans to get a new association management system (AMS) in the next few years, or you want to learn more about AMS selection and implementation, or you just have an abnormal interest (hello!)

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.15.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Thanks to all of you who told me during the ASAE Tech Conference that you read Brain Food. I meant it, you made my day. I’m getting tired of all the “sky is falling” articles about AI.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.8.17

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, the ASAE Technology Conference is next week!

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