Sat.Mar 21, 2020 - Fri.Mar 27, 2020

How Associations Can Adapt to Remote Work Quickly

Association Adviser

There’s little doubt that the COVID-19 epidemic has caused our world to change, seemingly in the blink of an eye. Two weeks ago, the majority of Americans were going about their lives: commuting to work, traveling to conferences and attending office happy hours. And then, it all just stopped.

Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19

WBT Systems

Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19. Read more about Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19

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Leading During an Epidemic: Communicating With Staff and Members

Associations Now

COVID-19 has placed new pressures on association leaders. How do you communicate with staff and members? What do you hold off on or prioritize? Three CEOs share their stories.

4 communication tips for small-staff associations during a health crisis 

YourMembership Blog

While you hoped that you would never have to experience a crisis impacting your association, here you are. Every day brings more uncertainty with the spread of Coronavirus and your association has a need to expand your communication.

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.

Navigating Change for Associations

Moery Company

The past week our personal and professional lives have been upended. Cancelled events and meetings. Sectors with members that were thriving last month are now wondering how they will stay in business next month. Figuring out how to home school our children while simultaneously leading an association.

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Virtual Meeting Etiquette (Best Practices for Conference and Video Calls)

Association Leaders

Associations, companies and other organizations have been using conference and video calling to meet and conduct business for many years. Most of us are very experienced with the process and have developed methods to be productive and polite when holding these “virtual” meetings. During the last few weeks the sheer number of virtual meetings and volume of participants has grown exponentially.

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49 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in April 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Work from Home Tips from the Moery Team

Moery Company

Over the last decade, The Moery Company built a flexible “work from wherever” culture. When the spread of the coronavirus reached our shores, and began to disrupt how most industries work, we were more than prepared to seamlessly take our team 100% remote.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The Virtual Conferences Survey from Tagoras comes at an opportune time since virtual events are on everyone’s mind.

Webinar Recap: Attracting Young Professionals to Your Association

Higher Logic

To attract young professionals to your association, you have to understand what matters to them in their early career stages and what really drives them to succeed. Wondering how to get in the mindset of a young professional in today’s world?

What To Do If You Have to Cancel Your Event

Wild Apricot

Is your nonprofit forced to cancel your events in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's how to handle it, and 3 options for what to do instead

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Keeping up with Alexa

Moery Company

One of the most amusing parts of my job as Chief Analyst for The Moery Company is to see how my research life crosses into my real life on social media and online advertising.

5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

Congratulations! You have decided to implement a L earning M anagement S ystem (LMS) , you’ve secured a budget from your board and you have a few fellow colleagues that have agreed to help you on this mission. Your members have been asking for more content, and now you have a way to deliver it! But where do you start and how do you ensure that your LMS actual goes live in a timely manner?

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10 Ways to Learn with Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Here at Higher Logic, we’re passionate about lifelong learning and dedicated to providing resources to drive our customers’ to achieve their goals. Education is the foundation of success. But the thing about knowledge is: You have to want it. According to research : “ Lifelong learning is the ‘ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated’ pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

An Office of One: Todd Reade, Alberta Association of Landscape Architects

Association Adviser

We caught up with Todd Reade, executive director, to chat about his work in the association sector, how he balances simultaneous roles at two associations, and what it’s like to work as a staff of one at AALA.

Association Field Report (March 26, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi, it’s JP. I noticed that the association community, in the latest stimulus package of $2 trillion wanted to be declared an essential business. Okay, there’s probably discussion around that and whether that applies or not, but I’ll tell you what, I’ll play.

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Association leaders, the time to experiment is right now

Association Success

Right now, as we face the global pandemic that is COVID-19, our environment offers both the best reason and the best opportunity we’ve ever had for our industry to rapidly experiment with a purpose of spawning transformation and building resiliency.

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Finding New Ways to Engage Members Online During the COVID-19 Crisis

Membersuite

In the midst of social distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns, your members’ need for social connection and community is growing. This is a good time for your association to experiment with new ways of engaging members online. Here are ideas to help

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Tips for Association Video Conferencing from Home

GrowthZone

When it comes to videoconferencing, the fact of the matter is, you can’t avoid it forever. Set yourself up for success, so the only thing you’ll have to think about is making sure you look presentable. Use these suggestions to get started. LIGHTING.

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Association Field Report (March 27, 2020)

Moery Company

Hey, good afternoon friends. It’s been a heck of a week, right? I have a few observations for you and a bit of a different take on a topic. It’s been a very interesting week, to say the least. What I think we have are two extremes.

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How to manage stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Association Success

Perhaps one of the most concerning effects of the coronavirus is the heightened levels of cortisol pumping through all of our veins during uncertain times. Put another way: Stress. With a global economic meltdown, job insecurity and social distancing, we’re all facing difficult times.

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Tips for Hosting a Successful Virtual Event From a Group That Did It

Associations Now

After CoreNet Global postponed its Global Summit in Singapore due to coronavirus, the association created a free virtual summit. With a successful meeting behind them, CoreNet’s CEO shares some advice for those wanting to host a virtual event of their own.

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How to Make Your Virtual Event More Interactive

MembersClicks

So you’re having to rethink your 2020 event schedule, huh? What you planned to host in-person now has to be taken online.

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Association Field Report (March 23, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi friends, it’s JP Moery, here is today’s update from the field. I just spoke with a client today about converting their face-to-face live event to an online series of webinars and live streaming events.

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How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, we have seen an unmistakable impact on not only public health, but also on the global economy. With the world attempting to sail through these uncharted waters, we know professionals will turn to their associations for answers. But how should associations handle the COVID-19 outbreak? . Create distance.

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Associations Harness Digital Tools to Help Isolated Seniors

Associations Now

New online platforms help the elderly and isolated feel less alone during this time of social distancing and self-quarantine. Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, loneliness was epidemic in this country.

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Focus on Your Career Center in an Uncertain Job Market

Association Adviser

Associations and the industries they represent are experiencing workforce disruption at a speed we’ve never seen. Entire organizations are shifting to telework, when and where possible.

Association Field Report (March 25, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi association friends, it’s JP Moery. Oh my gosh, what an incredible volatile gut punch to the association industry. Make no mistake about it, it’s going to be the biggest challenge many of us, from a business perspective, that we’ve ever been in. However, we also have to think about things that other people have overcome before and think about the health of our teams, our friends, and our family. That’s the most important thing.

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The single best work-from-home advice I’ve ever received

Association Success

When my husband and I go out to dinner, we have a phones-down date night rule. As soon as we sit down, he passes his phone off to me, and I tuck it, along with my own, into my purse, which gets slung over the back of my chair and neither of us can touch the devices until our check comes. . But, in many ways, that whole experience feels pretty far behind us. . The last time we went out to dinner was March 11.

How to Create a LinkedIn Group for Associations

GrowthZone

LinkedIn Groups provide an arena for professionals with similar interests or working in the same industry to share insights, ask questions, and foster connections. This is a valuable opportunity for associations to connect with members and prospective members. To create a group for your organization, you’ll need to use your personal LinkedIn account (company pages can’t create or form groups).

Ban the Boring Virtual Meeting

Mariner Management

Most predictions put the use of, and the reliance on, digital meetings and work as rapidly increasing. The good news is that the skills we are madly improving in this time of physical-distancing will be useful long after the virus’ hold on us has ended.

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Association Rally Cry and Pivoting During the Covid19 Pandemic – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 225

Moery Company

Listener note: this is a special broadcast of the Association Hustle Podcast. As associations deal with the coronavirus in their associations, and on behalf of their entire industry, we are providing almost daily updates via video on our LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter feeds. These updates are live “from the field briefings” about what is happening as we contact businesses all over the nation. We are thinking about you, your families, your associations, and your companies.

From the Experts: Tips for Working from Home

MembersClicks

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, many of us are currently working from home. Now there are certainly some perks to that: no morning commute, a comfy couch to sit on, the company of your pet.we could go on. But there are also some challenges that come along with working from home.

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