How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve talked to plenty of organizations who don’t believe they are ready or qualified to purchase a learning management system because of lack of content. Instead of leaving these on your regular website, move any educational white papers over to your LMS. .

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Membership Marketing Blog: Will You be Attending #ASAE10 this.

Membership Marketing

This year I will be attending the ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership Annual Meeting & Exposition in Los Angeles, CA. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. I want to meet as many people as possible, especially after reading so many people's blogs for the past year! Have a safe trip to Los Angeles. Did little work with you guys in recent past and want to connect again! Oops.Meant to type: Carden (last name). Decision to Join. (3).

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The Quantified Community

Higher Logic

The Holy Grail for community managers isn’t proving ROI -- sometimes when you’re starting out, it’s negative -- it’s improving the value of your community to ultimately increase ROI. How do you increase your community’s value? Start as you mean to continue.

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I know I’m smiling, so it must be time for a customer conference!

YourMembership Blog

I just got back from speaking at CalSAE’s ELEVATE Conference in beautiful Palm Springs, CA, and I am quickly preparing to head to St. I have been accused of being almost giddy whenever a customer conference approaches, and I have to plead “guilty as charged!”

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The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth Kanter

Working in the nonprofit sector has become even more stressful in the last few months and we will all need to strengthen our individual and organizational resilience so we can serve our stakeholders without burning out or going crazy. 439 International Blvd, Suite 1 Oakland, CA 94606.

Changing Behavior and Creating Value

Higher Logic

There are a lot of combined factors that create value, but a big one is member behavior -- how do people act when they’re in your community? Good news is, if your community isn’t very engaged or doesn’t feel sustainable, you can mold member behavior to create the environment you want.

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Hot Association Jobs: November 10


If you are an organized, communicative and persuasive person with excellent design skills who understands how to quickly establish relationships and manage multi-faceted projects across departments, consider this role. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

Why Laser Pointers Give Pilots Headaches

Associations Now

After a laser pointer temporarily blinded a copilot during takeoff over the weekend, the British Airline Pilots Association called for handheld laser pointers to be treated as weapons in the eyes of the law. “It is an incredibly dangerous thing to do. ” How the U.S.

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Performant Recovery Company Review – Should you Fear Them?


Debt recovery is the process of pursuing payments of debts that are owed by individuals to either health insurance companies, banks, credit card companies, or any other creditor. This review seeks to delve deep into the debt recovery process. Talking to others about you.

Cool Social Tools: PwrdBy


This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. ————-.

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Leaning in a Little More: Venture Capital Group Spotlights Women

Associations Now

With a new study showing that 70 percent of entrepreneurs find Boston’s tech scene less inclusive than it could be, the New England Venture Capital Association is starting a conversation on how to improve the balance. The association is working to change that.

What Larry Ellison Teaches About the Nature of Philanthropy

Associations Now

But there are lessons to be learned from the multibillionaire about the inconsistent, sometimes eccentric nature of big-name donors. I have already given hundreds of millions of dollars to medical research and education, and I will give billions more over time.

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Following Sexual Harassment Scandal, Science Moves Forward

Associations Now

Astronomers Step Up Even before the controversy involving Geoff Marcy, the American Astronomical Society had begun to build a reputation as an organization that rejects sexual harassment. But the challenges that the scientific world faces on this issue are said to be widespread.

Association Law Blog: The IRS, Private Inurement and Non-Profit.

Association Law

skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members. It is NOT intended to provide legal advice, but rather to share my informal thoughts on legal issues commonly faced by trade and professional associations, as well as foundations and other charities. Indeed, even the IRS admits that it is unable to assign it a precise definition. Payments to Insiders.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

Reid All About it

I’m heading to southern Utah with my guy and two sisters-out-law for a week of hiking amidst the red rocks we love so much. I enjoyed the first episode about associations that manage to publish content rapidly in response to industry events or news. to 1 p.m.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: There Really Is a Simpler Way

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. a simpler way, the wonderful book co-authored by Margaret Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers, continues to guide my thinking about organizations. Life is attracted to order, but it uses messes to get there.

Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Beth Kanter

My colleague, Dirk Slater , has written about how he applies Gunner’s techniques in his own technology/activist trainings. Others have also documented and used the technique or taught others how to do it.

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to participate in a meeting with other capacity builders who work with networks. I wrote a quick reflection on some of the techniques used to facilitate the meeting. So what to do? How do these networks evolve over time?

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Association Law Blog: Facts Association Executives Need to Know.

Association Law

skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members. It is NOT intended to provide legal advice, but rather to share my informal thoughts on legal issues commonly faced by trade and professional associations, as well as foundations and other charities. Facts Association Executives Need to Know About Antitrust Law. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

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11.24.10 #SMfastfwd: a recap


I’ve tried to put in a format where the actual flow is easier to follow and makes sense, background chatter has been minimized, and so that the most valuable information and insights from #SMfastfwd are presented without this blog post getting too long. To see more, please visit and search for #SMfastfwd. TRLeVeque : Tom, Police Sgt @ ArcadiaPD CA supervise Investigations & coord # SM for Dept. Hard to say what’s next for us.

AE on the Verge: Can association executives ever skate to perfection?

AE on the Verge

Can association executives ever skate to perfection? How perfect are we at our best? Two recent blog posts on the ASAE site got my attention … One, where the writer says if association executives casually discuss problems at their association with other association executives its some sort of a breach of professionalism ; then another that says it "sucks" to try to be perfect when perfectionism is what we believe is expected of us. AE on the Verge.

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