Innovative Workforce Solutions

Potomac Core

Associations are increasingly well positioned to help members and industries build innovative workforce solutions through their professional development and certification products. Innovative Workforce Solutions: Call to Action. Innovative Workforce Solutions.

Disruptive Innovation Creates Association Opportunities

Potomac Core

Disruptive Innovation “describes a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses.” In a slowing and uneven global economy, are your members looking somewhere else for lower cost and innovative solutions?

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The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? May 31st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Innovating with millennials sounds like a no-brainer.

Eric Lanke: Recipes for Innovation

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. Recipes for Innovation. He has designed some very innovative tools.and created innovative designs for traditional tools. good design is innovative. Be sure to add a pinch of that to your innovation recipe.

Eric Lanke: Millennials Are the New Slackers

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. Millennials Are the New Slackers. In this case, the blogger is Andrew McAfee and his target is the "entitlement mentality" of many Millennials. Millennials are the new kids on the block when it comes to the workplace.

Mission possible: Finding and keeping volunteers

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s the first board meeting of the year and the room is packed with enthusiastic volunteer board members. And later that month, committee members flock to your building to discuss the assignments for the year. Are you seeing a surge in GenX and millennial volunteers?

How to Get Young Professionals to Volunteer

GrowthZone

Half of Americans are under age 30 and millennials have become the largest share of the U.S. millennial noun [mil-len-ee-uh l] A person born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.; a member of Generation Y. Which begs the question: Can you afford not to engage them?

From the Corner Office: Scott Wiley, CAE

Association Adviser

Scott Wiley, CAE, head of the Ohio Society of CPAs , and newly elected Chair of the ASAE board, shares his thoughts about advocacy, millennials, member engagement and the importance of financial literacy in an exclusive Association Adviser interview. . SW : Engage with us.

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Young Association Members: Myths vs. Facts

GrowthZone

This generation is sure to determine the future of associations, making the participation of young professionals critical to the vitality and longevity of member-based organizations. Myths & Facts: Myth: Millennials are “Generation Me,” the self-centered generation. Tweet.

Eric Lanke: There Is No Recipe for Innovation

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. There Is No Recipe for Innovation. But thats just a launching pad for Leberecht, who gives his reader a stream-of-consciousness tour of different approaches to innovation floating around the business landscape. Labels: Innovation.

12 Top Association Articles from 2016

Socious

Article #6) Does Your Association Have a Millennial Mindset? If you want to guarantee being seen by your audience, you need to get people engaged with your page content, sometimes by paying a little for exposure. Member Engagement and Innovation.

Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

GrowthZone

Association executives know that the Millennial generation, which will soon be the majority of our workforce and membership base, is the most diverse generation we’ve ever had in the US. SEE ALSO: How to Survey Association Members. Member Engagement Growth

Run Your Next Dues Renewal Effort Like a Fundraising Campaign

Eric Lanke

Spark Consulting is out with another white paper -- this one on what associations can learn about relationship building, campaign management, and attracting Millennials from charitable fundraising organizations. If you're interested, you can download "Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations" here. If I were to bring just three innovations to my association's next dues renewal effort, I would focus on: 1.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

But, our experts tell us if you want to stay relevant with members (and potential members), you need to be a little paranoid and never stop looking out for what’s coming around the corner. Think 365-day-a-year engagement for your events—whether they’re live, virtual or hybrid.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

Millennials are spending more time at home than previous generations , per research uncovered by Sarah Todd at Quartz. Member Engagement Party. An engaging membership experience needs constant attention and interaction, just like any good party.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.26.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Millennials and Gen Z are joiners but only if they believe the ROI your association offers is worth the short-term sacrifice to their budget.

Three Engagement Myths, Busted.

SocialFish

ICMYI – in case you missed them, here’s a selection of Jamie’s posts on Association Success from August, each “busting a myth” about engagement. The Employee Engagement Trap. Engagement is fundamentally driven by a culture that truly works.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

Reid All About it

The Halfway Rule ,” as explained by Amanda Kaiser at Smooth the Path, is one that no association should forget, especially when it comes to dealing with newer and younger members. Presenter: Becky Willis, VP of Enterprise Engagement, EdCast. Recruit and Retain Millennial Members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

Insights from the Global Engagement Index 2016: Strengthening Member & Customer Relations Globally. The Global Engagement Index (GEI) measures the performance, relationship strength and outcome of engagement tactics as seen through the eyes of associations’ customers and members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

Reid All About it

By changing their mindset and conversations with chapters , RAPS built stronger relationships with their chapters and helped them increase member engagement. Learn the seven steps to event marketing survival and top tactics to attract and engage attendees.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

Reid All About it

Now that everyone has their face locked into screens throughout the day, people who can afford it are paying for “human engagement.” Membership for most is an online experience, but your local chapters and affiliates offer the luxury of “human engagement.”

Why Do I Keep Blogging?

Eric Lanke

That combination of angst and chutzpah manifested itself in something called The Hourglass Blog , with the hourglass symbolizing the way GenX was pinched between the Boomers and the Millennials. But that engagement doesn’t happen on the blog. I had a great experience this past week.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

Reid All About it

Your new member onboarding shouldn’t just be show and tell , says Billhighway. They suggest working with your chapters on an onboarding plan that helps you learn about new members’ needs, introduce them to the chapter and association, and guide them onto the most relevant membership path.

Eric Lanke: Who Revolves Around Who?

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. I also read this fantastic post on SocialFish by Ryan Crowe about an outsider Millennials perspective on associations and association membership. I am a member of several associations. But isnt that what a member ultimately wants?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.10.17

Reid All About it

Reggie Henry, Chief Information and Engagement Officer at ASAE, said in a recent Association Success post : “…as our communities grow, the possibility of really knowing our members and responding to their needs effectively becomes more elusive. Members can find information anywhere.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Every week, I receive calls from association executives who are concerned about: Engaging a new generation – at first, these conversations focused on millennials, now the questions are about how to engage Gen Z, the fastest growing group of employees, customers, and voters.

The Human Face of Digital Transformation

.orgCommunity

These digital solutions enable inherently new types of innovation and creativity, rather than simply enhance and support traditional methods. It means applying the power of electronics to optimize governance, operations, administration and member services in entirely new ways.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Learn how to create a conference culture of radical hospitality that will increase participant engagement; how to discover your participants’ expectations of your event; and how to make an on-site first impression that extends radical hospitality before and after your event.

The Future of Associations is Now

Association Adviser

Associations in this day and age need to engage members by informing them, educating them and proving their value through exclusive access and benefits — and this will only keep growing in importance. AA: What do you mean by “tools of engagement”?

Xperience 2018: What to expect.

Aptify

All top-of-mind trends and topics organizations are having to answer for as our members, donors, volunteers—everyone—keep up and even drive transformative tech changing our world to make it a better place to live. We’ve been diligently working to create an unforgettable experience that will have you feeling inspired and empowered to reach your full potential as a leader and team member of your organization. Innovating for Year-Round Member Engagement.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

We’ve put together a quick summary of what the experts are saying about general trends for eLearning solutions and analysed how these might impact your association, so you can focus on innovating and developing your education programs in 2017.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

Reid All About it

Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Presenter: Lowell Aplebaum, CAE, member of ASAE’s CAE Commission. Host: Community IT Innovators.

Eric Lanke: Should Committees Report to the Board?

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. These are all bodies designed to infuse the management practices of the association with the expertise and wisdom of association members themselves. Innovation. (15). Member Engagement. (9). Principled Innovation.

Cultivating engagement: what do you want to create?

Idea Architects

This is the 9 th and final post in my short series of moving from the idea of cultivating engagement to getting in action on doing so. We’ve previously explored the following questions and issues associated with cultivating engagement. cultivation community volunteering engagement

The Future of Online Communities is Curated Content - and that’s Great for Community Managers!

Breezio

Some have experienced success, and others haven’t quite figured out yet what it will take to engage their members online If you’re still trying to figure out this puzzle for your organization, don’t give up! This is a recipe for failure in terms of engagement.

The Hourglass Blog: Those Fish Aren't Dead, They're Just Tired

The Hourglass Blog

Heres one of his key observations: What some board members tell me, when pushed, is that they tolerate things on a nonprofit board that they wouldnt stand for in their day jobs. But board member engagement? Developing Millennial Leaders. Innovation. Millennials.

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. I’m wondering if the growing personalization trend will lead to members expecting their association to personalize content too.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.13.19

Reid All About it

What a member (or anyone) says they need isn’t always what they really need. At Association Success , Chris Beaman explains why you have to dig deeper and keep asking Why to fully understand how to meet member needs. It’s not just Millennials. Host: Community IT Innovators.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.23.18

Reid All About it

One of the most useful things you can do for your members or customers is to filter through all that crap and find the most valuable, relevant posts for them. Tue 2/27 at 8:30 a.m.* – Engaging Your Association’s Staff and Board in Your Corporate Partnership Program (Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.11.18

Reid All About it

Hear about a tried and true email campaign timeline to drive maximum registrations and automation hacks to engage at the right time and make your job easier. Ultimate Member Engagement: The Power of Data-Driven Decision Making.

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