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

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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?

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Leadership Lists

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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.

Paul Mengert to Address Management Convention

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President of One of North Carolina's Leading Homeowner and Condominium Association Management Companies - Paul Mengert to Address Annual Convention on Community Management. For more information on the Community Association Institute, please visit www.caionline.org.

Lessons Learned from March Madness

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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: 12.20.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Your plans for the holiday season are probably like mine: feast. If you’re in North Carolina, please consider supporting the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

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This article was originally published in the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Success By Association magazine, February 2016 issue. ~~~. But how do you find time to manage it?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Zoom fatigue—or is it? If you’re in North Carolina, I hope you’ll support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Jeff Cobb, Managing Director, Tagoras.

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.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… New member onboarding. Does your association have a new member onboarding, orientation or welcoming program? It’s exciting to see associations move so quickly. Host: Mariner Management.

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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.

Take Education Beyond Conference Sessions Using the Latest Apps

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“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: 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.

Organize and Visualize: Turning Member Numbers Into Knowledge

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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.

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.

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

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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: 4.17.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Crisis overwhelm. WBT Systems found out how they managed to pull that off so quickly. Associations are scrambling to virtually resurrect their canceled conferences.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.3.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Sponsorships. Please participate in a short survey on the impact of COVID-19 on association conference sponsorships. He says, “Association leaders, the time to experiment is right now.”

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).

Jumping Ship : Off Stage

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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: 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).

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.