The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management

Association Subculture

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management. The days of leadership are waning. The debate about "servant leadership". or "innovative leadership". or "visionary leadership". I am so over leadership. association. (25).

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

Association Subculture

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. In fact, since the United States downgrade its just been one hammer falling after the other both here, in the Eurozone and elsewhere. Associations could learn a thing or two from Harley. association. (25).

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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). leadership. (9).

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. Race relations in the United States have a long, complicated history. We have to be free to raise issues in this association community which I believe truly values conversation. The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management.

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.

Association Subculture: Association Management - Branding Efforts.

Association Subculture

Association Management - Branding Efforts Gone Wrong. If the first step your association takes in a re-branding initiative is to call a graphic design firm, you are making a huge mistake. This is a deep dive into who you are as an association. association. (25).

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference

Association Subculture

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference. If you think about it, your conference may be the most important asset your association has both in terms of member connection, financial benefit and goodwill. The good news is, I evolved with the help of some of awesome peers and thinkers out here in our association community (Yeah, @jeffhurt , @velchain , @JoanEisenstodt , @jcufaude , @ginsut , @mbobrow , @steveswafford , @asegar - Im looking at you!)

Association Management - Simplicity + Volume Might Do the Trick

Association Subculture

Association Management - Simplicity + Volume Might Do the Trick. What if your association stopped creating so many services? What if, when someone asked what your association did, you could answer in less than ten minutes? Very simple association business model.

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies

Association Subculture

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. Labels: association , marketing , transparency. association. (25).

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now

Association Subculture

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now. I entered the association workforce and found myself surrounded for the most part with Boomers. I started meeting other executives and association professionals who were/are in my age group. association. (25).

Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

Association Subculture

Peace Sells.But Whos Buying - Association Membership? Of the United States of America? And maybe its time associations did something about it. I really like the discussion that has been occurring on the topic of eliminating membership dues in associations. To read more check out these blog posts - RIP: Membership by Scott Briscoe from ASAEs Acronym and to prove the idea has been around for a while check out a great post from Jason Della Roca - Free Association.

How to Share Your Association’s Members: 3 Tips

MembersClicks

With more than 66,000 trade and professional associations in the United States alone, there’s bound to be some overlap when it comes to memberships. Here are a few tips: association management association leadership membership management Small Staff Chatter

You’re Never Too Young to Conquer New Challenges

Association Adviser

Christina McCoy, AMPED Association Management. Do you remember how you started working in associations? This month’s Corner Office professional, Christina McCoy, CAE , landed her first association job literally hours after taking her last college exam.

Association Subculture: In Defense of Stormy Leadership

Association Subculture

In Defense of Stormy Leadership. I just finished reading a blog post on SmartBlog on Leadership called " What Kind of Weather Are You Making.". As association leaders we know our attitude and the attitudes around us can affect a group in both positive and negative ways.

Emerging Market Cities Open Their Doors to Associations.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Emerging Market Cities Open Their Doors to Associations. And for associations seeking to grow one’s certification, education, and training businesses, these results are enlightening.

CMI's Association Management Blog: A Socio-Political Economic Rant

Observations on Association Management

Before you read this, please understand: while my post may seem unrelated to associations, from the outset, it is definitely related to associations and their ability to change the world. Whats even more depressing is the parties lack of leadership in addressing the fundamental problems that have led to our current dilemma. What does all of this have to do with associations, you might wonder? Associations, which helped build this country, can help save it.

Letter to John Graham and Scott Wiley

Spark Consulting

One week ago, Associations Now Daily announced that ASAE signed a National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) letter “to the president-elect” expressing a desire to “work productively” with the incoming administration. Mr. Trump ran an intentionally divisive campaign that included: Proposing a religious test for entry to the United States, which is a violation of the First Amendment to the U.S. Shelly Alcorn, CAE, Principal, Alcorn Associates Management Consulting.

Association Subculture: Suicide and Generation X - The Association.

Association Subculture

Suicide and Generation X - The Association Management HR Dilemma. Persons aged ≥80 years have typically had the highest rates of suicide in the United States. Entire concepts of "leadership," decision making and support has morphed radically from past models.

Thanks For Playing: Reaching Detente With Your Chapters

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. One of the truisms of association management is that national/chapter relationships are often.fraught. The organization has chapters in every state. The national wants to switch to an "account executive" model, dividing the country into regions and locating a regional chapter support manager in each of them. Labels: chapters , leadership , membership. Association blogger and general troublemaker.

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Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Short but solid list this week: Leadership is not about getting your own way. Labels: blog roundup , Eric Lanke , Jeffrey Cufaude , leadership , Maddie Grant. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Association Subculture. Association 141+.

Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Leadership lessons from James T. BAD MANAGEMENT (really, really, really). Labels: Barbara Ehrenreich , blog roundup , communication , Facebook , fundraising , Harvard Business Review , Joe Gerstandt , leadership , online communities , Shelly Alcorn , Social Fish. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. Association 141+.

Collaborating Makes Our Voice Stronger: Nicole Blankenship, MBA, CAE and Annie Storey, MS, CAE, American Academy of Pediatrics

Association Adviser

Association leaders often focus on optimizing resources for the benefit of their members, and Nicole Blankenship, MBA, CAE and Annie Storey, MS, CAE of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are no exception. AA: AAP currently has 66 chapters across the United States and Canada.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

RGI is an AMC Institute Accredited Association Management Company. We provide association management, event planning and consulting services for dozens of non-profits, trade associations and professional societies.

Board Member Code of Conduct We WISH We Could Write

Association Subculture

Here is our Association Subculture suggestions for an updated Board Member Code of Conduct policy. 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.

What Does the Perfect Association Leader Look Like?

Association Subculture

What Does the Perfect Association Leader Look Like? Originally posted on SmartBlog on Leadership ). When you consider the range of talents a “perfect leader” might need to have, it is unreasonable to expect any one individual to embody every leadership quality needed to succeed in today’s environment. What does that mean for leadership in our associations and not-for-profit corporations? Labels: association , leadership.

Association Subculture: WIFM? Bah. WIFU!

Association Subculture

is the bane of association leadership. The WIFM idea is very well established and will continue to have a place in discussions regarding the value proposition we offer to member-citizens in associations. But for me, WIFM belongs squarely in the member benefits and marketing department, not in our volunteer leadership structures or the board room. WIFM doesn’t apply to the totality of the association’s vision and mission or the member experience.

Thanks For Playing: Start With the "Why"

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Labels: leadership , TED talks , video. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. Association Subculture. Association 141+.

Let Your Member Data Show You the Way

Spark Consulting

Last week, Associations Now did a story on my awesome client NICSA and the new membership model project we worked on together last summer. How one association unbundled some of its benefits and packaged them around “clusters of behavior” in its member engagement data.

Association Subculture: What Monkeys Know About Membership

Association Subculture

As members of an association, we sometimes get into conflict and then go through a reconciliation process. 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.

Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Continuing on a theme, nine key leadership characteristics - how do you measure up? And just in case youve managed to miss it, Texts From Hillary. Labels: blog roundup , Fast Company , Harvard Business Review , Jamie Notter , Jeffrey Cufaude , leadership. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. Association Subculture.

Association Subculture: Associations Are the 99%

Association Subculture

Associations Are the 99%. "To Associations need to take a position on Occupy Wall Street. Associations have a long history in the United States. Start drawing a line between yourselves and those associations who co-opt our names and run an exclusively corporate agenda. Most associations represent the middle class. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management. association. (25).

Thanks For Playing: The 1000th Post

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Other major topics include ASAE and various things related to ASAE, changeblogging, social media and specific social media technologies, generations, innovation, leadership, membership, and marketing, and Jamie Notter has the distinction of being the person I reference most often (hey, the man writes good stuff). Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Association Subculture.

Thanks For Playing: It's Our Fault

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Labels: leadership. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Snow White & Risk Management. Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Association Subculture. Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. Association Advocacy Chick. Association 141+.

Thanks For Playing: What Do You REALLY Want to Know?

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Labels: data , Harvard Business Review , leadership , metrics. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Association Subculture. Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. Association Advocacy Chick. Association 141+.

Thanks For Playing: Book Review: Humanize

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Generally, they state the obvious or the *painfully* obvious at a fifth-grade reading level, with LARGE print on pages with LOTS of white space. Authors Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter use the lens of social media to examine our "modern" business, management, and leadership practices and find them au courant.with the Industrial Revolution. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs.

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The Hourglass Blog: Leaders Have a Different Job

The Hourglass Blog

The HBR blog is running a series on leadership lessons from the military. One of the latest posts is a mini interview with Ken Hicks, the CEO of Foot Locker and a graduate of the United States Military Academy who spent six years in the army just after the Vietnam War.

Association Subculture: Be a Catalyst for Change - Play April 3 - 5.

Association Subculture

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. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management.

Association Subculture: Benefit Corporation Standards Institute, Inc.

Association Subculture

I dont know how many of us in the third sector association sphere have been paying close attention to the movement to establish a new corporate structure in the United States known as the benefit corporation. California was the seventh of eight states to see legislation passed and signed into law to support the creation of benefit corporations. We are seeking the following: Associations who would like to volunteer as a pilot project for standards development.

Thanks For Playing: Who Are Your Allies?

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Associations, particularly small associations, tend to suffer from a lack of resources, aka "thats a great idea, but we dont have any money for it." Assuming you find the person with the appropriate authority and willingness to make a deal, the next step is to negotiate something that will work for both of your associations. Labels: allied organizations , innovation , leadership. Top association management Blogs.

Association Subculture: Winning by Failing Big

Association Subculture

Our associations have to get more comfortable with the idea of failure. 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. association. (25).