Chose Your Dimensions of Diversity and Get Started

Eric Lanke

Spark Consulting is out with another white paper -- this one on the sometimes challenging topic of diversity and inclusion -- and it's another thought-provoking read for association CEOs. First, it's good to see Joe Gerstandt getting some love in the association community.

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Member Engagement and Association Building Blocks

Eric Lanke

Here''s the story I told: One of the realities we all face in the world of association management is that some members want to direct their own volunteer efforts. Before joining the board of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives, I was just a member.

Don’t Forget Your Members are People

Associations Now

Here are a few reminders about the human side of association membership work. The human side of membership is vital because so much of success in association management rests on relationship building. We believe peer-peer outreach is good for recruitment, but not for retention.