Meet the Team – Emma Greenwood, Marketing and Communications Intern

Moery Company

Through my classes I have learned how to research and convert facts into insights and strategies. I got to pair my knowledge from class with a job on the advertising staff for The University Daily Kansan. Communications Marketing associations emma greenwood marketing meet the team

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The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]


To hear more debunked member engagement myths, join us on the free November 9 th web class. It’s easy to motivate a team of 4 or 5 people, but how do you motivate your membership base of 5,000? Join us on November 9 th for our live web class. Join us on November 9 th for our exclusive free web class and we’ll teach you, step by step, how to create an effective framework for measuring your success. What You Will Learn During the Web Class.

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Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

Is Your Association in a Class by Itself? But in the time associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two different classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. In which class is your association By Steven M.

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Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

But in the time when associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. The other class is defined by environments that are more entrepreneurial, growth oriented and marked by movement and change. By Steven M.

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How’d we get here? Preventing an education team crisis

Aaron Wolowiec

Near the end of class, at a student’s request, our instructor took some time to break down two fairly challenging poses: head stand and hand stand. While it wasn’t a bad end to the class, I credit two specific moments during the previous 75 minutes as the highlights of my practice and the primary reasons I even attempted these difficult asanas. To be sure, breath becomes one of the most important aspects of class. Revolved Chair.

Lessons From the Women’s Soccer Team’s Off-the-Field Battle for Equal Pay

Associations Now

women’s soccer team is shining light on the issue of pay equity. Women’s National Team in the World Cup, equal-pay advocates are rooting for them to win in court proceedings. In March, the team sued the U.S. Soccer Federation over being paid less than the men’s team. I am so grateful and proud of the women’s soccer team for filing this lawsuit.”. A gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S.

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The Seven Leadership Secrets of Great Team Captains

SCD Group

Current and future association and nonprofit leaders can learn a lot by examining “The Captain Class: The Hidden Force that Creates The World’s Greatest Teams,” a new book written by Wall Street Journal editor Sam Walker. The leaders of history’s most dominant sports teams took risks, engaged in dissent, embraced grunt work and hated giving speeches,” an excerpt from ‘The Captain Class.’

Statistical Association Teams With New York Times on Data Literacy Feature

Associations Now

” A team of ASA members will select the infographics and coordinate interactive elements of the column, including live discussion on the day the column is published. “In math class, I would project the item on the board and ask, ‘So, what’s going on in this graph?’ ’ It was a great class starter, and as a result, we covered so many timely topics and learned how to ‘read’ graphs.”

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.


For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries. In his new book “The Second World Empires & Influence in the New Global Order,” Parag Khanna urges organizations that to succeed you must have good local relationships, a team who can execute sound local tactics, and a strategy that conveys value that can drive local needs be they personal professional or at an enterprise level.

Your Conference Renewal Begins With Wondering

Velvet Chainsaw

Once you pass that test, you have to maintain that certification by taking continuing education classes over a specific period of time. Your conference transformation starts with you and your team adopting an attitude of inquiry, reflection and wondering. Conference Planning conference improvement conference organizer conference planning conference planning team culture of learning inquiry meeting planner meeting professional reflection strategy transformation wonderings

A Billion More Customers Coming to A Regional Market Near You.


For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries. Here in American over 90% of our people are middle class or better. Here is our presentation which includes non US business data as well as links to the Economist Special Report and Pew Research Study on the global middle class. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels.

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Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Look for website builders that offer templates in case your team isn’t well-versed in code. If your team doesn’t have much experience in web design, a website builder with responsive design features is best. Investing in an LMS lets your association offer classes online.

Membership Q&A: Calendar v. Anniversary Renewals?

Spark Consulting

What size is your membership team? On Tuesday, I once again facilitated the Membership Development class for ASAE’s Association Management Week. ” Her association uses anniversary renewals, in part due to the conventional wisdom that they are more member-centric, but she was representing a very small membership team. Which is more member-centric?

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The 5 qualities of a successful remote culture

Association Success

That’s why we asked Wall Street Journal-bestselling author Robert Glazer to join us for “ How to build a world-class remote team ,” a virtual workshop that will share key principles and actionable steps to assist organizations with their transition and success as a virtual office.

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The Changing Face of Association Membership

Nimble AMS

As part of our product development strategy, the Nimble AMS team has conducted extensive research into membership trends outside of the association industry. One example of this customization is allowing users to pay for specific activities, such as yoga classes or spin classes.

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Here’s the No. 1 thing we learned from Arnie Malham

Association Success

In a recent interview with general manager Chelsea Brasted, which took place over a Zoom call exclusive to our Members, Malham revealed the one thing your association can do to foster a world-class culture. Grow your team, and they will grow your business.”.

Always the Last to Know: PlaceAvoider

Spark Consulting

A team at Indiana University Bloomington decided to address this. Ultimately, the software will allow “…people in common environments—students in a class or workers at a meeting—to set default expectations about what levels of privacy they can expect.”. Now that more people are starting to get Google Glass, what if you need to ensure a Glass-free zone, say, because you’re dealing with sensitive or restricted materials?

Going virtual: Modified education offerings for community association professionals


When the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to cancel classroom learning, we knew it was important to discover new ways to deliver our world-class Professional Management Development Program (PMDP) education offerings to you.

Three Top Takeaways from the 2017 State of Community Management Report

Higher Logic

Community takeaway: If your community doesn’t already have a cohesive strategy—one that aligns community and business goals—your team should start working on one. The Community Roundtable found best-in-class communities didn’t have more engagement than average communities—they had about the same amount of engagement. Best-in-class communities saw more member generated content and discussion threads providing substantive answers.

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Your AMS technology partner’s approach to training matters

Nimble AMS

As the article mentions, the Nimble AMS team believes that training is about more than just taking a class or two after your new system goes live. Introducing Nimble AMS Administrator II class: A focus on automating your processes.

GrowthZone Acquires BuilderFusion


Our demonstrated ability to provide cutting edge, innovative software to associations complemented by our best-of-class support is an enormous benefit for BuilderFusion customers.”. GrowthZone will continue to focus on delivering outstanding technology for the association market while providing world-class support for BuilderFusion software. Not to mention an expanded support team and more frequent product updates and enhancements,” commented Craig Weston, Founder of Builder Fusion.

How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound Your Association

Moery Company

Grace Lynch, who is a member of our sales team, sold a sponsorship with a company that makes the protective sheets between workstations in an industry. We’ve adjusted, adapted, and pivoted. Now it’s time to recover, relaunch, and rebound.

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Employee Spotlight: Diego Altmann, Protech Web Application Architect and Lead Product Developer


By The Protech Team . And with Protech’s product line constantly evolving — business intelli gence and a mobile app platform were recently added to the suite of world-class business applications for associations — top-notch developers are vital to our success. .

Virtual: A Day in the Life - Training Specialist

Association Management

I’ve been a Training Specialist at Virtual for five-plus years, I’m part of a team that manages the coordination and administration of the Global Certification Programs for one of our largest clients, a security standards council for the payment card industry. I also work with a team that plans and designs the Community Meeting, which is our client’s biggest yearly conference. I work with both my client contact, events team and the class trainer to organize the training class.

A nimble approach to training and customer success

Nimble AMS

From the Nimble AMS team’s perspective, training in your new AMS is about more than just your staff taking a class or two after your system goes live. To succeed with your new system, your team should understand it and feel comfortable using it in your day-to-day world.

Community Takeaways We Loved from the State of Community Management 2016 Report

Higher Logic

But the strategy needs to be more than a plan inside the community manager’s head: 90% of the Best-in-Class communities The Community Roundtable surveyed have a strategy approved by their organization. Best-in-Class communities are also far more likely to document a shared value among everyone involved in the community. Also telling, Best-in-Class communities are good at including members on every decision level.

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114 Free Resources for Associations and Chambers

GrowthZone : Free access to Otter for Teams, which automatically transcribes meetings, distance learning classes, and other things. PRODUCTIVITY AND TEAM COLLABORATION. Microsoft : Free Office 365 E1 Trial, including Microsoft Teams. : Free DIY classes.

Association Management Systems (AMS): 5 Software Strategies

Higher Logic

Your team needs to know what programming your members have participated in, whether they’ve paid their dues and more. If you’re using Salesforce, look for an AMS that is native to your CRM, saving your team the effort of integration and ensuring that your member database and the member profiles it contains are always up-to-date. Automated communications keep all of your members in the loop and save your team time (and increase event revenue !)

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The leadership comfort zone

Association Advocacy Chick

Last Saturday, I did something that I’ve never done before: I took an exercise class. However, on the invitation of my good friend Taice, I went to a Zumba class in Laurel, MD. Worse, Taice wanted us to be at the front of the class right behind our instructor Kay. So if you’re keeping score, I’m taking my first ever exercise class where I know one person and I’m standing in the front of a bunch of strangers.

4 Ways to Take the Confusion Out of Your Marketing Automation Platform

Higher Logic

If you are still shopping around for a new marketing automation platform, one of the best ways to serve yourself and your team is to learn about that platform before you seal the deal. You should know your team better than anyone, and you should know exactly what they can and cannot handle. If the platform is too complicated for your team or will require more resources or time than they have available to them, find out before you sign a contract.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

When I went to college, a middle class kid could afford a four-year liberal arts education. Project management and team dynamics. Not your typical classes, I know, but they’re life skills people need to develop personally and professionally. Supplement this curriculum with specialized classes that train people to enter an industry or profession. Right now, today, in 2016 is the best time to start up.

Protech Adds Chief Revenue Officer to Accelerate Growth and Boost Industry Partnerships


In this position, Bjorn will focus on aligning all revenue-generating departments to accelerate growth, build upon established strategic industry partnerships and enhance Protech’s ability to offer its customers a best-in-class technology stack around their association management software.

Investing in Yourself: Professional Development for Community Managers

Higher Logic

In the SOCM 2015 a significant majority of best-in-class communities provide one or more types of professional development opportunities to their community teams. That doesn't mean just conferences - in fact some of the biggest gaps between average and best-in-class communities include the percentage offering coaching, online courses and memberships in professional development networks.

SBI Announces New Association Executive


Additionally, Kenan is working towards her Certified Account Executive (CAE) credential, placing her among an exclusive group of first-class association executive professionals.

Upping My Online Education Game: The Culture Campus

Jamie Notter

I can also run them as a private course for a single team or organization, which includes the option of a hybrid live/online class, where I can add a number of live webinars in between the training units for debriefing the lessons and answering questions live with your participants.

Disappointment Can Be a Powerful Catalyst


Over the summer I’d gotten taller (my full height at 5’8 was really tall in comparison to everyone around me…on the first day in my art class one student asked if I was the teacher). My best friend had joined the cheerleading team and we barely spoke.

How associations can support members when the world stops

Association Success

Release continuing education classes for your members to learn and grow while they are home. Allowing existing members the chance to continue accessing FTA’s resources when many cannot justify these added expenses shows how dedicated Jenss and his team is to their members’ comfort. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

Reid All About it

Experience a best-in-class virtual event to inspire and start building your new event strategy. Experience a best-in-class virtual event to inspire and start building your new event strategy. Find out more about the actions you can take to nurture the outcomes that benefit a team.

Simple Ways To Reduce Virtual Fatigue for Nonprofit Leaders

Beth Kanter

It comes from Eric Jenssen , a teacher, who had his students leave the zoom call mid-class. Learn more tips and how to apply them to your team at my upcoming virtual workshop, Self-Care for Nonprofit Leaders During a Pandemic , on Friday, November 6 and hosted by Candid.

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3 things association CIOs should know about AMS platforms

Nimble AMS

The days are numbered for association technologies that are not built on enterprise class platforms from providers like Salesforce. Do you want your IT team to be in the never-ending break/fix cycle of upgrades, patches, and hardware replacement?