Missed Connections

Association Management

So what does any of this have to do with associations? At their essence, associations are about connectedness. Whether its connecting people or companies, associations are about creating the fabric that weaves people together. I’m still pretty young (by my own standards).

Building your Business Continuity Plan

Association Management

In the wake of a natural disaster affecting your technology alliance or association , you stand in the midst of the rubble that was once your business and wonder how in the world you will notify everyone and tell them that the organization and office no longer exist.

Team 130

Missed Connections

Association Management

So what does any of this have to do with associations? At their essence, associations are about connectedness. Whether its connecting people or companies, associations are about creating the fabric that weaves people together. I’m still pretty young (by my own standards).

Trust is key to success

Association Leaders

At CM Services we have six core values (values we believe allow us to achieve great partnerships with our associations and our employees). A friend (and association partner Board member) recently sent us the following story by Zig Ziglar. Several years ago the Forum Corporation of Boston, Massachusetts, conducted a study of two groups of salespeople. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized Volunteerism

How One CEO’s Out-of-Office Messages Draw Fans and Build Trust

Associations Now

The CEO of an association management company has become famous for his ambitious out-of-office email messages. But Andy Freed, CEO of the Wakefield, Massachusetts-based association management company Virtual, Inc. ,

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks Associations

The medical society and association landscape is ever-changing. We turn to the American Association of Medical Society Executives to learn from leaders in this space and hear their experiences adopting to change. Trucil, MA, MPH , Communications Manager, American Geriatrics Society.

Is Your Technology Seamless?

Associations Now

That sounds like an unusual question, but it was posed to me recently in the form of a blog post by an association management company. The Markens Group , a Springfield, Massachusetts-based AMC, recently sponsored a talk by Steve Wozniak, the cofounder of Apple. (It

Happiness is Contagious?

Association Okie

Christakis and Fowler used the Framingham study (www.framinghamheartstudy.org) to research the connections between over 5,000 people in Farmingham Massachusetts since 1948. Wow, think about the impact for those of us in association management. As an association executive, my network is pretty large. On a professional level, it is clear that your members relationship with your association impacts multiple levels of non-members.

Knowledge Application Gap Still Exists in Some Emerging Markets.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Here is the old post and what this all means for associations. They hold degrees from top institutions in Delhi and Massachusetts. Some associations are using this opportunity to sell into these private corporate “universities” with their certification and training product portfolios. Association Management. GrowGlobally.org.