Kindle Version of When Millennials Take Over is Live

Jamie Notter

UPDATE: Before you order the Kindle version, wait until next week, because we''re thinking about offering a drastically reduced price leading up to the release. Book update: the Kindle version of When Millennials Take Over is now available for pre-order (and so is the hard copy , of course). More details coming. If ebooks are your thing, be aware that Amazon is the ONLY place you’ll be able to get our book for the first year.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

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Generation Z and young Millennials are different. New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. Their price sensitivity isn’t a surprise considering their: • Student loan debt. • Weakened job prospects. • Low earnings. • Lack of employer support for membership and professional development. The 4 Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z.

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Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Millennials get their share of depressing headlines these days—like this one from NBC News : “Majority of millennials are in debt, hitting pause on major life events.”. A stunning sad fact: only 22 percent of millennials are debt-free. The state of millennial membership. Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Recruitment strategy: help millennials get jobs. Pricing.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups. Do millennial learners prefer different types of training? Millennial learners are more likely to perform better when instructors connect their lessons to real life. So it seems that Price is right.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Students drive their own pace of completion through a program’s curricular courses or modules by demonstrating competencies through learning exercises, activities and engaging experiences. Because the learning can occur in varied settings and forms, individuals are not restricted by course schedules and access to programs. Finally, some advice for millennials reading this: “You have personal power and more options than you have ever had.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Students drive their own pace of completion through a program’s curricular courses or modules by demonstrating competencies through learning exercises, activities and engaging experiences. Because the learning can occur in varied settings and forms, individuals are not restricted by course schedules and access to programs. Finally, some advice for millennials reading this: “You have personal power and more options than you have ever had.

Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Active job boards are a great way to attract millennials as well. Even millennials who are already working in their chosen industry are often interested in new opportunities because, while they’re one of the most well-educated generations , millennials still make less money than their older counterparts. All that makes job boards an excellent benefit for acquiring new millennial members. You can set prices for courses individually, or base them on membership tier.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

Reid All About it

Here’s what else I’m reading, never just one book, of course: The Mountain Story: A Novel (Lori Lansens) – a book club pick I’m starting tonight. Tue 11/1 at 8 a.m.* – Solutions to Engaging Millennials in Associations (Washington DC). Hear from industry insiders how millennials can challenge your association’s conventional methods and strategies. – Solutions to Engaging Millennials in Associations (New York).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.30.16

Reid All About it

Here’s the description from TechCrunch : “…an ambitious e-learning portal tailored to individuals, but also catering to businesses looking to keep training their employees, and beyond that even educational institutions exploring e-learning courses.”. Leveraging the Millennial Generation in your Workplace. Joey Price, CEO, Jumpstart: HR. The future of learning has been on my mind lately.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

Attracting millennial/young professional supporters. WBT Systems explains what to do if one of your online courses fails , how to identify the problem and what to do about it. The Millennial Generation: A Demographic Bridge to America’s Diverse Future (Washington DC). The millennial generation, now 44% minority, is the most diverse generation in American history. Eric McDonald, sales executive and pricing expert.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

Use your community to show members the courses and certifications available to them, then give them a place to discuss and meet fellow learners. Many associations are looking to technology to help them achieve various goals like millennial recruitment and maximizing staff resources. Objection 1: Price. Price is always a valid concern – but what you’re proposing is worth the investment.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Check out the course description if you’re interested in joining them. Crash Course in Visual Design (Managing eLearning Thought Leader Series). Learn how to get started with relationship marketing; how to divide and track your audience, from basic segmentation to defined personas; and the importance of relationship marketing to attract, engage, and nurture millennials. If you’re looking for a way to contribute to the association community, I’ve got one for you.

Can Associations Thrive in a Crowded Marketplace?

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You might see these membership sites advertised with terms like “subscription services” or “course subscriptions” if the site is offering skills development programs. If your association is in the same industry as any of these membership sites, then your members likely have more alternative choices when it comes to benefits and price. By providing skills development and job opportunities, your association could also help attract millennial members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.7.20

Reid All About it

But, this week, WBT Systems reveals the high career costs of working from home for Gen Z and millennials. Partner together to develop opportunities for them to bring their expertise to your members—for a price, of course.

Study: How Can You Make Professional Development More Meaningful for Members?

Associations Now

Getting people excited about learning within your industry is clearly a valuable long-term goal for associations—but the challenge, of course, is to get your members to buy into your specific solution. The report notes that more than half of all those surveyed among three different age groups—millennials, Gen Xers, and boomers—valued high-quality content above all else when it comes to professional development.

Apples and Oranges: Why Counting Members Isn’t Always Useful

Associations Now

Here’s a thought experiment: If tomorrow Apple slashed the price of all its computers to $99, how many new customers would it have? Obviously, Apple would be losing a lot of money at that price point. Measuring the effectiveness of a membership-model change requires an apples-to-apples comparison on a metric whose definition doesn’t change in the course of a restructure. “The participation model is just as important as the pricing model,” he said.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

Reid All About it

Their post describes the benefits of learning subscriptions for members, employers and associations, and shares ideas for tiers, pricing, and retention tactics. Of course, you don’t get the smoky flavor or crackly pieces of skin like real eastern NC barbecue. Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Millennial and Gen Z Talent.

How Top Leaders and Advocates Navigate Fast-Changing Times

Association Adviser

Boomer succession plans can be just as important as millennial recruiting. . The challenge, of course, is that boards tend to be risk averse, as noted by Terrance Barkan , Chief Strategist & Business Architect of GlobalStrat. On the flip side, the higher dues price connoted “more prestige,” and ICF attracted a substantially larger number of more engaged members who were more likely to get certified and renew.

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Your Members’ Tech Comfort Level Matters

Associations Now

“Of course, I had no idea that it would take off as it has, nor the level of complexity it would rise to.” Someday, AHA might be dealing with millennials or generation Xers who keep their phones at their side. “However, less than half of our event attendees used it, and at a $10,000 price tag, it just was not a good ROI.”

To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change

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Whether it’s understanding the impact of Millennials on the market, meeting the demand to go mobile with education and communications, or expanding its customer base beyond the membership—CHEST’s staff and volunteer leadership are creative problem-solvers who embrace growth and change. The organization operates in both the medical and political arenas as the leading advocate and resource for providers across the United States who participate in the 340B drug pricing program.

Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

MGI noted the benefits of recruiting younger members: associations with increases in their one-year membership and five-year membership numbers are significantly more likely to have a higher percentage of millennial members. Let’s not forget that online courses provide an opportunity for members to develop relationships with fellow students. Offer member and non-member pricing. Use webinars or mini-courses as lead generation for membership marketing.

The Hourglass Blog: Only Xers Care about Work/Life Balance

The Hourglass Blog

Like a lot of articles about generations in the workplace, this one calls X out as being particularly motivated--to a degree not seen in Boomers or Millennials--by a quest for "work/life balance." Theres a reason why work/life balance is a particular concern of Xers and not Boomers or Millennials. To use a metaphoric cliche, Boomers took up golf not to challenge themselves as an Xer would, but because the were savvy enough to realize that business deals get done on the golf course.

Friday Buzz: Analyzing the Real-Estate Market

Associations Now

The report, focused on the Washington, DC region, highlights the neighborhoods where you’ll be able to find office space, and at what price. By default, we deny industry professionals access to certified-approved courses unless they are willing to pay. We then encourage the collection of continuing education units to meet standards, all for a fee of course. If you’re sick of hearing about millennials, join the club. Looking for a new office in DC?

The Hourglass Blog: The Bedrock of Innovation

The Hourglass Blog

Failure of course is always a possibility with any attempt at innovation. The perceieved price of failure in these environments is too high to attract the necessary champions for innovation. Developing Millennial Leaders. Millennials. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Saturday, November 20, 2010. The Bedrock of Innovation.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

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After all, having to start over at another banking institution would not only be an administrative nightmare, from the customer standpoint, you wouldn’t have all the perks (preferential fees, rates) that you built up over the course of your banking relationship. Millennials…have a lot of faith in the disruption of the financial system, so much so that 33% think they won’t need a bank in the near future.

The Hourglass Blog: The Unsung Heroes of Innovation

The Hourglass Blog

The perceived “price of failure,” in terms of the potential loss of power and influence within an association hierarchy, is often too high to attract the necessary champions for innovation. Leadership from the top is important, of course, but so is a politically-saavy and non-risk-averse layer of middle management--the people in the trenches, if you will, who are closest to the customer and the innovative ideas that can serve them better. Developing Millennial Leaders.