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To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change


Each electronic conversion was a burst of adrenaline that shocked systems into running smarter and faster. CHEST prides itself on an innovative approach that recognizes and responds rapidly to new demographics, evolving technology, and the shift from growing membership to growing engagement of the profession. Updated learning and content management systems were developed to deliver those products more efficiently, and a new AMS was launched.

The Hourglass Blog: The Unsung Heroes of Innovation

The Hourglass Blog

The Unsung Heroes of Innovation. Heres an interesting post on innovation from the Harvard Business Review. In it, Columbia Business School Professor Rita McGrath shares her insights on what makes innovation work in many of the companies shes observed. As we later described in Barriers to Innovation in the Association World , many associations approach risk from a decidedly conservative perspective. Labels: Innovation. Developing Millennial Leaders.


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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.21.21

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The riches are in the niches, says WBT Systems. Presenter: Michelle Brien, VP of marketing and product strategy, WBT Systems. It’s Time to Innovate: Member Engagement in the Post-COVID Age. Marketing Channels for the Largest Generation in the Workforce: The Millennials.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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Their paper, Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations , shares the secrets to charity fundraising success: Building relationships with donors at all levels and how that relates to membership relationship building and management. 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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

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As a freelancer, I agree with WBT Systems that associations should prepare their membership model and professional development programs for the growth of the freelance economy. Amy Smith, Senior Manager, CME Credit Systems and Compliance, American Academy of Family Physicians. Recruit and Retain Millennial Members. Hear about strategies and tactics for not only understanding and recruiting millennials but also for retaining individuals in this age group as members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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WBT Systems shared some depressing statistics about the percentage of leadership positions held by women. Culture is a true business function, like IT or marketing, and requires processes, systems and internal positions to support it.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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WBT Systems has a solution associations can implement to solve that problem: a post-conference learning plan. Host: C Systems Global. – Driving an Innovation Strategy. Associations must innovate or become obsolete. Explore how an orchestrated strategy, concentrating on how informed leadership, streamlined processes, future facing technology and concierge service can accelerate your movement along the innovation spectrum.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.7.20

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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WBT Systems says three years is too long between need assessment cycles. Learn about the programs and engagement tactics most influential in establishing a strong perception of value with young members, the median price of membership and how it squares with what we know of the financial burdens millennials and Gen Z are facing, and actionable steps associations can take to eliminate cost as a barrier to joining – or renewing. Rosen, President of ML Innovations, Inc.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth


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. Gen Z thinks and acts VERY differently than Millennials. Innovative leaders constantly scan the environment to identify technology disruptions and consider if/how they can be leveraged.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

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WBT Systems (of TopClass LMS fame) explains how learning subscriptions help good intentions come to life. Their post describes the benefits of learning subscriptions for members, employers and associations, and shares ideas for tiers, pricing, and retention tactics. Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Millennial and Gen Z Talent. Join us to hear a discussion on the latest innovations in the association and nonprofit space.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

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If you plan to shop for a new learning management system (LMS) in the coming year, WBT Systems explains why you may want to work with an LMS consultant during the requirements, selection, and/or implementation process. Microsoft has made its Power BI suite available at an affordable price for nonprofit organizations. Solving the Mystery of Association Innovation: 7 Practical Steps to Increasing Members, Revenue and Value.

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

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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. Millennials, conversely, are busy figuring out how to make their life their work. But I sense an undercurrent of jealousy in a lot of Xer talk about Millennials. Innovation.

SCD Group: 8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week.

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What is Innovation? By Jamie Notter via Get Me Jamie Notter blog Innovation is change that unlocks new value. And eventually we run out of the incremental value we can squeeze out of our systems just by tweaking and adjusting. That value that we locked away because of the choices we made is now bigger than what we’re getting out of our current system. Its one of diversity, tolerance and innovation that has yet to be fully realized. Pages. About. Contact.

Membership Wakeup Call for Associations

Association Adviser

As we go live with this issue, the stock market is near its all-time high, housing prices are rebounding in most parts of the country and the jobless rate has significantly improved since we launched Association Adviser in March 2010. If you look back at our most popular reader polls of the past three years it’s interesting to see how your peers’ concerns have shifted from strategy (2010) to communication and innovation (2011) to tools and technology (2012).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.20.18

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You might want to take a look at this post from LMS provider WBT Systems about the benefits of outsourcing instructional design. Be What Millennials Want: a Content Curator. Learn how to help Millennials cut through all the junk and get to the good stuff in terms of professional development. Learn what goes into AMS pricing, how to make the case for new membership software, and other critical factors to consider when purchasing new membership software.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.11.18

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WBT Systems shares 12 ways to increase student participation in online discussions. Bryan Clark, Associate, Vedder Price. Learn about new trends for 2018, how associations are crafting their messages to get better engagement and ROI, and how associations are marketing to their more seasoned members vs. millennials and how that message should differ. Discover resources for best practice sharing and new, innovative ideas and how to use them to engage your attendees.

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