What Association Executives Can Learn From St. Louis Cardinals

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Louis Cardinals celebrate beating Washington Nationals in Game 5 of NLDS. With a 2-out, 6-run come-from-behind win over the Washington Nationals in the 2012 baseball playoffs, the St. Louis Cardinals. Here are the highlights from his post: In regards to the St.

Association Subculture Reflects on ASAE 2011 in St. Louis

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Association Subculture Reflects on ASAE 2011 in St. Louis. Maybe it was St. Louis. We managed to avoid any Candy Spelling-esque debacles and Dallas incorporating volunteers into their 2012 video was really good. Louis. association. (25).

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Association Management Basics: Successful Leadership Transitions

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The transition to a new senior association executive presents a great opportunity for an organization to grow and innovate, but transitions that aren’t handled well can set an organization back for years Finzel says. Louis Cathedral New Orleans. Faulkner House is located behind the St.

Dueling Boards for One Nonprofit: Would You Do this for Your Association?

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That’s what has happened with “big five cultural institutions” in St. Louis (Zoo, Art Museum, Science Center, Botanical Garden & History Museum). The St. As an association professional, I think the organizational structure unveiled about “vital big five” St.

6 Questions to determine what's next for your association - SCD Group

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. 6 Questions to determine what’s next for your association: "Keep asking why". George Csolak, a sports reporter in St. Some key topics/issues that association executives are dealing with. Pages. About. Contact.

From Relevance to REVOLUTION. It's NOW or NEVER: Go BIG, Go.

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I write about things that help associations achieve true transformation for the future and build a REVOLUTION. Hats off to ASAE and St. Louis for providing one of the most exciting learning environments in recent memory. We don’t have an association model problem.

Association Marketing: Connecting & Rewarding Your Customers

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What can your association assemble that accomplishes the same thing? I’m currently working with the St. Louis Institute for Association Leadership (STIAL) to help use its rebranding to position STIAL as THE resource for associations based in the St.

NFL. Rams. Association Governance.

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All association professionals need to remember this mantra: “It’s their organization not yours!” Last week, the National Football League’s Board of Governors voted to authorize the (Cleveland/Los Angeles/St. Louis) Rams to move (again) to Los Angeles. The decision upset fans in St. Louis. An association colleague (St. Louis native and former Rams ticket holder)sent me the following note saying, “for your next blog.” Having lived in St.

Think Before Changing Your Association’s Name or Logo

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One of my associations changed its name (to broaden its reach) and lost its identity with its existing members! Back in June, I wrote Rebranding Can Cause Controversy for Associations Too. Association Weighs Letting Go of “Lobbyists.". Association C: The St.

Perspective makes a difference!

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Ok, after spending 35 years in St. Louis, I am a Cardinals fan! So, the Red Sox are at a disadvantage while playing in St. Louis? So, what does this mean to association managers?

Introducing STIAL: an example of association rebranding

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Effective today, 12.12.12, members of the St. Louis Society of Association Executives (SLSAE) celebrated with style and welcomed a more relevant and meaningful membership into the St. Louis Institute for Association Leadership (STIAL). Louis region.

Associations and Newbies

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Our experience helps me realize what it must feel like to be searching for an association to join and/or what it is like to be a first-time conference attendee. Next, we attended a fairly small church of the same denomination as our church in St. Louis.

Update: How Association Execs Know It is Time to Leave

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Back in November, I wrote "How do you know when it is time to leave" and then followed with "13 Associations Executives Respond to When It's Time to Leave.". Over Thanksgiving weekend, St.

Do Whatever Rings the Cash Register: Associations & NonDues

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When I started my association management company, a company approached me about producing some product literature. As we grew, I sometimes wondered whether – given the talent on my staff – we should be doing a lot more than managing associations. The St.

Association Media Relations: Two Scoops are Always Better than One

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I currently work as a senior writer and social media manager for an online magazine in St. Louis. 3 Lessons for Associations. Kathy Deters is a senior writer and social media manager for St.

What I Learned From Dunder Mifflin and The Office

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So now, as I prepare to visit Scranton one last time, I’m reflecting back on what “The Office” has taught me about organizational management, careers and life in general. Kathy Deters is a senior writer and social media manager for St.

Association executives: Would staff-led evaluations produce better results?

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Goal setting and annual evaluations are standard fare for the human resource roles of association executives and senior managers. As an association executive, I really disliked the annual staff evaluation sessions. She recently came to St.

SCD Group: Is there a "magic" price for association memberships?

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Is there a "magic" price for association memberships? Over the last 34+ years in association management, Ive watched associations struggle over where to set member dues and how often we should change dues.

3 Examples of Why Associations Should Staff Appropriately for Conventions

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Over the last 35 years as an association executive, I’ve had eight or nine boards question why we had so many staff at the board meetings and/or conventions. On returning to St. Louis, my wife and I were on two separate flights.

Part 2 - Helping Your Association Establish a Credible Reputation with the Media

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Though it’s helpful to identify a single person who will serve as the lead spokesperson for your association, it’s also a good idea to provide some basic media training for anyone in your association who wants it. Lesson for Associations.

7 Takeaways for Associations and Association Executives

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A couple of stories in the last week seem to offer lessons for association executives and their not-for-profit organizations. Here are some excerpts of Kavita Kumar’s story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Know what is happening that impacts your and your association.

Helping Your Association Establish a Credible Reputation with the Media

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But for the association leaders that make the time and effort to build themselves as credible media experts in their fields, the benefits can be numerous. Nurturing a strong relationship with the news media helps ensure that when your association has good news to share, someone is listening.

5 Steps to Protect Associations from Embezzlers

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w hen my golfing partner learned I formerly managed associations, he said his wife – a co-founder of a nonprofit for women – had just received an email saying that the organization’s financial manager had embezzled about $150,000 from the organization. here in St.

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

Reid All About it

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.

Building and Protecting Your Association’s Brand Is Vital

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Brands – whether companies, products or associations – are difficult to create, hard to nurture and easy to destroy. Recently, the St. The experience offers a case study for other associations. We had another six great years as the association grew and matured.

A New Type of Conference Education

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What Can Your Association Learn from Chicken Learning? A year ago, we set out to change this dynamic at Western Nursery and Landscape Association conventions. Louis, Missouri. SCD Group associations association meetings events STIAL MPI PCMA

Building and Protecting Your Association’s Brand Is Vital - Part 2

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Yesterday I shared the case of the St. Louis Cardinals and protecting your brand. I closed saying: Who at your associationmanages” its brand? Who watches events and activities within your environment so your association’s brand benefits?

Made to Stick: Examples for Associations

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The other day I received the following email from an association management colleague: “In case you are not aware, you are quoted in a new book by Nina Teicholz called “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet”. Louis.”

Stronger by Association: AMR Management Services Announces.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. AMR Management Services Announces Acquisition of Drake & Company. The combined company will be one of the 10 largest association management companies in the industry. Louis. About AMR Management Services. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: AMR Hires Four

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – AMR Management Services (AMR), a full-service association management company (AMC), continues its growth trajectory since acquiring Chesterfield, Mo.-based Before starting at AMR, she assisted home office sales management for IMG College.

Have you written your Humanize review yet?


” Elizabeth Engel , Director, Marketing and Sponsorship, the National Association of Childrens’ Hospitals, Washington, DC. ” John Stepper , Managing Director, Deutsche Bank, New York City, NY. Yet we, too, struggle with language to describe the future of management.

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Executive Connections: Adding Value

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While the staff works to implement a new Association Management System (AMS), our leaders and committees are making great progress on the activities occurring in 2008 and beyond, and I have been traveling to some very interesting conferences and meetings. I saw one such example of this recently coming from the librarians at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis who have created the Liber8 Economic Newsletter- and excellent resource on the issues of the day.

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


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. A Modern Value Proposition for Today’s Association. Presenting from our session in St. Association Management. GrowGlobally.org.

Mizz Information: Should Vendors be Industry-Specific?

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Did I mention that I had a blast in St. Louis? ;). Something Ive been thinking about since then is whether businesses that cater to associations need to be focused exclusively on associations, or whether its possible to provide a good product and good service to both. associations and for-profits. I guess I mean association tech vendors. associations and for-profits when it comes to technology that I tend to. Ditto again for learning management.

Happiness is Contagious?

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Wow, think about the impact for those of us in association management. As an association executive, my network is pretty large. On the airport shuttle in Dallas, walking to the hotel in New Orleans or a shopping mall in St. Louis, I see someone I know). On a professional level, it is clear that your members relationship with your association impacts multiple levels of non-members. Let them go before they can destroy the association

SCD Group: Become a Hero to Your Association Members: 5 Ways.

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Become a Hero to Your Association Members: 5 Ways Content Management Can Add Value to your Association’s Members. Content marketing & management represent a growing strategy for association executives.

Association Subculture: Lessons From #ASAE10

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I ended up not going to ASAE10 this year even though it was in my backyard although I do have hopes to attend in St. Louis. 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. (25). management. (3).

SCD Group: Using Stories and Member Perceptions to Shape Your.

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Using Stories and Member Perceptions to Shape Your Association’s Strategic Planning Process. How do you know – really know – that what your association shares on its website really addresses the questions?

SCD Group: Ripped from the Headlines: 5 Steps to Protect.

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Ripped from the Headlines: 5 Steps to Protect Associations from Embezzlers. She also wrote several checks to her medical association Visa card to pay for personal expenses. What’s an association to do? Pages.

SCD Group: Managing your content to enhance the value of your.

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Managing your content to enhance the value of your association. Steve Rosenbaum recently posted the question” Will Associations Become Filters for Digital Overload? Likely to differ by association/members.