It’s Easy to Be Excited About Your Work When You Work for Good People

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From the Corner Office: Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Association Adviser: You were tapped to be the CEO of NCPC in November 2016. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. My pork clients were in the Midwest and in North Carolina.

The Elephant Climbs up on the Table : Off Stage

Off Stage

I was asked by the North Carolina AEs to be a featured speaker at a ‘Fireside Chat’: the AEs submitted questions and I (retired and “experienced”) responded with shoot-from-the-hip answers. What does that mean for us as real estate trade associations?

Leadership Lists

Association Leaders

The other leadership blog I read recently was about former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, who passed away this week. I have always liked North Carolina basketball. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Volunteerism dean smith leadership Rick Church We’ve all seen them. Some of us have written them. I’m talking about lists…not grocery lists or to-do lists.

Lessons Learned from March Madness

Association Leaders

As his North Carolina Tarheels found themselves down with the clock running out. However, before allowing North Carolina to inbound the ball and try their last desperation play, the referees reviewed “the tape” After that review, they determined the clock operators started the clock late allowing more time than they should have AND when the referees eventually recognized Coach Williams was calling a timeout, there shouldn’t have been any time left.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

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That’s why we need articles like this one from Brianna Lawson at Naylor Association Solutions: Kick Your Association’s Webinar Promotion Up a Notch. Association or company, in this case the same rules apply. The Secret to Better Performance Management.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.30.16

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In the fourth installment of the Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders Series, Clark Aldrich, one of the top educational simulation designers in the world, will discuss what lies beyond multiple choice questions in the eLearning environment. Tue 5/31 at 2 p.m. – Association Chat on Blab.

Organize and Visualize: Turning Member Numbers Into Knowledge

Associations Now

The North Carolina Association of CPAs undertook a year-long project to get its member data both centralized and accessible via interactive dashboards. Our membership manager is ecstatic that she has that information and can click a button and knows that information every day.

Take Education Beyond Conference Sessions Using the Latest Apps

Associations Now

“The learning value of events is often not in the formal programming, but in the interactions we have with other attendees and subject matter experts,” said Jeff Cobb, managing director at Tagoras, an educational consulting firm based in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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But since my family is spending next week at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina, I will savor my time with them on the beach. Here’s the list of webinars and other events for the association community for the weeks of July 18 and July 25. Host: Association Networking Group.

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

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While the association community flies this weekend to St. Louis for the annual ASAE conference, I’ll be driving a few hours to spend a week with lots of family and friends at beautiful Ocean Isle Beach here in North Carolina. Six Association Lessons from the Tour de France.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please participate in the Association Learning + Technology survey. Association Chat).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.24.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… The next time you find yourself procrastinating, take a moment to think about the task you’re avoiding. I wonder how this consumer trend— described in this CIO article —will affect association membership.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As a history major, I’ve been waiting for virtual reality (VR) to shake up the way history is taught and it’s finally happening—or maybe it’s been happening and I just haven’t noticed.

Learning Along The Way: Associations as Agents of Change

Learning Along the Way

Associations as Agents of Change. As mentioned in my last post, I am currently reading Professional Practices in Association Management. Todays reading included the chapter, Sustainability - Associations as Agents of Change in the Collaborative Economy, written by Richard C. While I agree that associations should be agents of change, I also feel that executive directors have opportunities to be agents of change. Strategic Management. association, s.

Learning Along The Way: First Stop

Learning Along the Way

She writes about Association management, meetings and mania. Seeing that I work for IMI Association Executives , an association management company her blog caught my attention. Heres a decades old "what it takes" job description of an association chief executive officer position. The Association Executive. Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Learning Along The Way: Preparing a Budget? Have You.

Learning Along the Way

Ive once again set out on the CAE journey and Im currently reading the recommended materials for domain #1-Strategic Management. In the third chapter of the Professional Practices in Association Management, 2nd Edition , John B. I continued searching for more information, hoping to find some practical examples of how associations have used scenario analysis, instead I happened upon these little nuggets on the Microsoft Office Online site: Conducting scenario analysis.

Learning Along The Way: Helpful AMC sessions at ASAE

Learning Along the Way

My response is as follows: For clarification, I am not the owner but rather the general manager for an association management company. The session, "Good to Great Principles in Action: Lessons Learned 8 Years into the Journey" was one session that I found useful for an AMC as well as for an association. Jeff De Cagna had us look at the following six questions: 1) What does it mean to associate? Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business.

Jumping Ship : Off Stage

Off Stage

On January 19, 2011, Inman News carried a feature article by Matt Carter with the headline, “South Carolina real estate brokerage drops Realtor affiliation: Company maintains MLS membership. Anybody who cant afford $400 a year for professional association dues drags the rest of us down.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.18.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Here’s one for the accidental project managers. Sites like ReviewMyAMS and ReviewMyLMS are certainly popular in the association community. Association Chat on Twitter (#assnchat).

Learning Along The Way: About Me

Learning Along the Way

Im Linda Owens, general manager for IMI Association Executives. About IMI Association Executives. IMI Association Executives Inc. is an association management company (AMC) located in Morrisville, North Carolina, just minutes from Research Triangle Park.

A Modern Value Proposition for Today's Association ? GrowGlobally.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. A Modern Value Proposition for Today’s Association. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.21.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… What a whirlwind of a couple of weeks. Our tree-surrounded home was spared because the storm ended up hovering over eastern North Carolina before veering south. Association Chat).

Learning Along The Way: Need a Retweet?

Learning Along the Way

Nice analogy for SM and associations [link] #AMgtCo. Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. In a two-part blog post, Jeff De Cagna explains why the membership model is "killing" associations, offering two reasons in Part I and two m.

Learning Along The Way: Enjoy Renewal Member Perks!

Learning Along the Way

Hmmm, what if one of the associations I belong to was to send me a similar email, would I sign up for their automatic renewal program? I wonder what type of perks would entice the typical association member to choose to automatically renew their membership from year to year. Free shipping on your next order from the association’s bookstore. Do you know of an association that has tried this? Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business.

Is Your Association at a Crossroads?

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Thanks to mobile, members are dictating their experience with associations, not the other way around. The 21st century [association] leader will have a skill set that is based on collaboration, listening and nurturing, rather than command and control. Debra McGuire , CEO of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians , advised taking a cultural snapshot of your members, volunteer leadership, management and staff. Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief.

Learning Along The Way: Social Media: A Fad?

Learning Along the Way

Im more in search of how associations are using Twitter so Im going to move on. A comprehensive listing of associations that are already using social media. The Association Social Media Wiki has several good case studies of how other associations are using social media.

Learning Along The Way: Retention and Procrastination

Learning Along the Way

Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. In a two-part blog post, Jeff De Cagna explains why the membership model is "killing" associations, offering two reasons in Part I and two m. Five reasons why membership is killing association business models: Part II. -. Membership is perhaps the most sacred tenet in all of association. Association thoughts on returning to the gym. -. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Learning Along The Way: My first Twitter poll ? very easy!

Learning Along the Way

Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. In a two-part blog post, Jeff De Cagna explains why the membership model is "killing" associations, offering two reasons in Part I and two m. Five reasons why membership is killing association business models: Part II. -. Membership is perhaps the most sacred tenet in all of association. Association thoughts on returning to the gym. -. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Learning Along The Way: Transitioning a Client When an Executive.

Learning Along the Way

They have many great resources, like this newsletter, to offer association professionals. You worry about who will manage the day-to-day priorities of the association in the interim, and may feel as though a search for a new executive director needs to happen immediately. Schedule the outgoing executive director to spend time with management reviewing the clients production schedule to determine the status of all projects. Strategic Management. association, s.

Learning Along The Way: Not a Blogging Expert?

Learning Along the Way

Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. In a two-part blog post, Jeff De Cagna explains why the membership model is "killing" associations, offering two reasons in Part I and two m. Five reasons why membership is killing association business models: Part II. -. Membership is perhaps the most sacred tenet in all of association. Association thoughts on returning to the gym. -. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Learning Along The Way: 45 Lessons Life Taught Me

Learning Along the Way

Strategic Management. Association to launch my own business. association, s. In a two-part blog post, Jeff De Cagna explains why the membership model is "killing" associations, offering two reasons in Part I and two m. Five reasons why membership is killing association business models: Part II. -. Membership is perhaps the most sacred tenet in all of association. Association thoughts on returning to the gym. -. CMIs Association Management Blog.

Will Your Association be Impacted by Any New Trends in 2010?

Learning Along the Way

Will Your Association be Impacted by Any New Trends in 2010? Several of the items on the list could directly or even indirectly impact non-profit associations: #2 Airline Subscriptions – United has already started an annual subscription for checked luggage. 5 Bacon Everywhere – association meeting planners, keep this in mind as you are planning those receptions! #7 Does anyone know if it can be used to invite others to an association event? association, s.