Fri.Jan 17, 2020

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Association exec Mark Golden explains why a future-focused profession needs full participation from all people to reach its potential—the reason diversity, equity and inclusion cannot fall off an association’s strategic agenda.

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What is the difference between consulting associations and businesses? – Ask JP #007

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi there, welcome to Ask JP! Today’s question (I always appreciate these): what do you think makes consulting for associations different than consulting for business? Ah, great question. First of all: rhythm and cadence and pace. Associations take much more time to make a decision.

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Daily Buzz: The Lego Method of Stress Relief

Associations Now

How the perennial kids’ favorite has become an unlikely way for adults to blow off steam. Also: how to make your mark as a volunteer. Need a new way to deal with life’s pressures? For a rising number of adults, stress relief can be found at the bottom of a toy box.

6 Out-of-the-Box Volunteer Recruitment Ideas to Try


A new year means new volunteer opportunities. But getting volunteers.not always so easy. To bump up awareness and interest, try these six out-of-the-box ideas: Small Staff Chatter volunteer management

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

ASAE Opposes White House Research Access Policy

Associations Now

In a letter to the White House, ASAE is asking the Trump administration to reconsider a proposed executive order that that would negatively affect the ability of many scientific societies to continue to publish scientific journals. Concerned About This Issue?

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Rail Passengers Association Takes Message on a Field Trip, (Mostly) By Train

Associations Now

Field representatives for the association are traveling in the Deep South this month in an effort to advocate for expanded Amtrak service in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

How to create your own fan club. [Ultimate Guide]

Disciple Media

Product and pricing are no longer the only important elements to building a successful brand. In today’s connected world, customers still come for those two things but, more often than not, it’s the people they stay for. As such, building customer loyalty is no longer just about offering attractive reward programmes; it’s about building a community of engaged fans and nurturing them to become advocates of your brand. Why create your own fan club?