Fri.Dec 14, 2018

Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Have you heard of the “Sunday scaries?” It’s a term some people use to describe the anxious feeling you get on Sunday nights when you’re facing down a full week of work, kids’ schedules, meetings, appointments, and other obligations.

What Can You Learn from Failure?

Association Adviser

To some, failure is synonymous with embarrassment, eliciting an arresting fear that will not allow them to try again. However, for lifelong learners failure is the fire that inspires them to find the lesson in the experience, try harder, and strive to succeed in unique and innovative ways. Along with many association professionals, I attended ASAE’s Technology Conference and Expo this month that was capped by the third annual Fail Fest.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year… (sing it with me). Some of us get to take time off during the holidays.

January Social Media Post Ideas for Associations


January is the perfect time to hit the ground running with new association social media tactics. Plan ahead with these holiday and event ideas for your January posts: MONTHLY: Birth Defects Prevention Month. Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.

Membership Hack: Holiday Stress Relief

Associations Now

The holidays are not always bright and cheery. For some, they’re filled with stress and anxiety. The National Funeral Directors Association helps members address these feelings with free online resources and phone counseling. How to hack it?

The More Appealing Appeal

Idea Architects

I am always thankful to get past December 31 of any year. It's not because I hate New Year's celebrations or all the talk about a clean slate, making resolutions, or starting a diet.

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Meet Akin Sawyerr - UX Designer at MemberSuite


Meet Akin Sawyerr, a User Experience (UX) Designer, with a passion for design, travel, and art. Learn more about his background and his very own poetry association in this month's Employee Spotlight


Minnesota Police Chiefs’ Digital Campaign Aims to Boost Recruitment

Associations Now

Whether in big cities or small towns, recruiting is becoming a major challenge for Minnesota police forces—and it’s a problem the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s Wear the Badge campaign aims to reverse.

Treasury Issues Guidance on Fringe Benefits Tax

Associations Now

New guidance from the Treasury Department provides some certainty to associations about how to handle their new tax liability for parking and mass transit benefits provided to employees. Meanwhile, ASAE and others continue to press for repeal of the provision.