Golden's Rules for Association

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Golden's Rules for Association

I was always someone who recognized the critical value of diligently providing for personal solitude as an element of leadership effectiveness. The Way We Are leadership music solitude

CEO effectiveness & volunteer boards

Golden's Rules for Association

Uncategorized The Nature of Associations The Way We Are Association Governance leadershipI was recently invited to share one piece of advice from what I have learned in my years as an association chief staff officer on effective partnership with volunteer leaders, for a book soon to be published by ASAE. After giving some thought to the matter, for me it came down to what Jim Collins calls Level […].

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Bringing the next generation into governance

Golden's Rules for Association

The Nature of Associations Association Governance governance system leadershipWhen I ask association leaders (both volunteers and staff professionals) what their biggest long-term governance challenge is, the most frequent answer I hear back is the challenge of bringing the next generation of leaders on board. “Young people don’t volunteer the way we used to.” ” “They don’t have the time to devote to volunteering that [.].

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Why these things matter

Golden's Rules for Association

Association Advocacy association profession engagement leadership lobbying not-for-profit role of associations tax exempt organizationsChances are that if you are reading this, you consider yourself an association professional and you appreciate the tremendous good that associations do for society. You are probably also concerned about some of the issues impacting associations, and maybe even support advocacy by groups like ASAE to address them. But do you ever involve the [.].

Consensus is not a dirty word

Golden's Rules for Association

At a GWSAE Speakers Series event a number of years ago, Margaret Thatcher described consensus as the opposite of leadership. She used words to the effect that consensus is an abdication of leadership obligations; true leaders take you somewhere the group otherwise would never go. The Nature of Associations Association Governance governance system leadership role of associations

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Review Gate

Golden's Rules for Association

When its leadership screws up, they do it on a truly operatic scale. Association Advocacy The Nature of Associations association journals censorship leadership TransparencyGive the Metropolitan Opera credit. The Met is a nonprofit, structured in a manner not unlike many associations. There is the parent organization, the opera company, that delivers the core value to its membership (audience). And there is its educational foundation, the [.].

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Current Leadership Challenges

Moery Company

Recently, I was having a discussion about leadership with a good friend of mine and he asked me, “What are the leadership trends you’re seeing? What are your thoughts on leadership during this unique time that we’re all going through?” Hello, friends.

The Current Role of Leadership

Moery Company

One of the realities about the current role of leadership – and times when we’re not dealing with a crisis such as a pandemic – is getting your team to buy-in to your values and mission. Leadership association hustle leadership leadership tips thought leadership

Entrepreneurial Leadership For You – Association Hustle Episode 291 (6m 36s)

Moery Company

The post Entrepreneurial Leadership For You – Association Hustle Episode 291 (6m 36s) appeared first on The Moery Company. Podcast association hustle Entrepreneurship leadership

Thought Leadership Sponsorships for Virtual and In-Person Events

Moery Company

The post Thought Leadership Sponsorships for Virtual and In-Person Events appeared first on The Moery Company. Sponsorships mike thomas sponsorship sponsorship idea thought leadership thought leadership sponsorship video virtual event sponsorship

Business Leadership Program Now Open for Enrolment

Moery Company

As part of that effort, we created a Business Leadership Program geared towards providing minority students with skills to excel in the professional world. The post Business Leadership Program Now Open for Enrolment appeared first on The Moery Company.

What’s the 411 on Association Membership and Leadership? – Ask JP #039

Moery Company

Recently, I had a great conversation with a really good friend of mine who is an association CEO and he asked, “What’s happening in the area of association leadership? The post What’s the 411 on Association Membership and Leadership?

How do you address current leadership challenges? – Ask JP Moery #027

Moery Company

We were talking about leadership and he said, “You know, what are the leadership trends you’re seeing? What have you been thinking about leadership during this unique time that we’re all going through?” The post How do you address current leadership challenges?

Applications Available for Business Leadership Diversity Program

Moery Company

In that effort, TMC is accepting applications for the Business Leadership Diversity Program for Black and Minority high school students or recent graduates. The post Applications Available for Business Leadership Diversity Program appeared first on The Moery Company.

Association Leadership for Right Dang Now! – Association Hustle Podcast 282 (7m 49s)

Moery Company

Association leadership that we need right now. The post Association Leadership for Right Dang Now! Association leadership that we need right now. Leadership Podcast #assnchat association hustle associations ceo leadership Sales thought leadership

JP Moery Joins Episode of W.A.C.E. Chamber Leadership Podcast

Moery Company

Chamber Leadership Podcast to chat about the importance of chambers and how to leverage a chamber’s value during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chamber Leadership Podcast on Twitter: @WACEPodcast. Chamber Leadership Podcast appeared first on The Moery Company.

Association Leadership Hustle – Moery Webinar

Moery Company

The post Association Leadership Hustle – Moery Webinar appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources

Critical Leadership Skills Necessary to Move Forward – Association Field Report (June 26, 2020)

Moery Company

Today’s report from the field is about leadership. The post Critical Leadership Skills Necessary to Move Forward – Association Field Report (June 26, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company. I think it’s at a premium right now.

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Leadership Lessons for Associations From a Wartime General (8:15) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 259

Moery Company

Today’s episode is about leadership. I don’t think there are bad companies or bad associations, however, I believe that there is poor leadership and that is the primary reason why associations and organizations don’t perform well. Today's episode is about leadership.

Leadership Lists

Association Leaders

I’m talking about the tenets of leadership lists. I love reading other people’s tenets of leadership lists. I’m constantly working on my tenets of leadership list – I hope you are too. However, I encourage you to read two other recent blog postings I’ve read to see what others think are important leadership tenets. Absolutely critical in leadership. So, what are some of my leadership tenets? We’ve all seen them.

Thought Leadership From Intern, Taryn Young, on Her Experience at the Big Red M

Moery Company

I began in the Business Diversity Leadership Program in early 2021, which was a great program to learn the business basics and obtain key tips to run a business. The post Thought Leadership From Intern, Taryn Young, on Her Experience at the Big Red M appeared first on The Moery Company.

Leadership Relationship Challenges in a Virtual Environment 

AssociationChat

COLUMNS communication skills leadership challenges virtual leadershipWhen close proximity isn’t possible, relationships of any kind can get dicey. . Distance makes the heart grow fonder” is what we say when we try to make people feel better about the pain of separation.

Consensus – The Association Leadership Challenge

Association Leaders

They’re used to making the decisions on their own or within a small leadership team. Consensus is a collaborative process by which decisions are made based on overwhelming agreement of a group. Ultimately a decision by consensus is one that everyone supports (or can live with). Associations are groups of people or companies with similar interests or in similar professions or industries.

4 Leadership Links

Wild Apricot

Here are 4 posts on leadership and board topics that we''ve bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week. Board leadership Apricot Jam

Why Gratitude is an Essential Leadership Skill

Aaron Wolowiec

Gratitude is a powerful – yet often underappreciated and underutilized – leadership skill that can transform your organization. Studies have linked gratitude to happiness, improved health, resiliency, stronger relationships and heightened productivity – even better sleep.

Building pathways to leadership

Mariner Management

But first, we need to differentiate between training (transactional) and development (leadership). Developmental = leadership cultivation: focused on developing those skills (hard and soft) one needs to be a successful leader in any role.

JP Moery to Speak at Thought Leadership Conference in Cambridge, MA

Moery Company

JP Moery, president of The Moery Company, will be speaking at the Profiting from Thought Leadership seminar , held on November 14 and 15, in Cambridge, MA. The event exists to advance the practice of thought leadership marketing in addition to the industry-shaping thought leadership research conducted by Rattleback , one of the nation’s leading marketing agencies. Can’t make the event but want to learn more about building your firm’s thought leadership agenda?

Is co-leadership right for your organization?

Association Success

Associations North serves association professionals in North and South Dakota and Minnesota with education, leadership growth and professional development opportunities. . Kisskeys and Ruzek are often asked about their co-leadership model because it’s so rare.

Will AI Change Leadership?

Associations Now

New machine-learning research on leadership is scrutinizing CEOs’ every word and facial expression. These videos can reveal a great deal about a CEO’s leadership approach through verbal and nonverbal patterns that have been unexplored as yet. The post Will AI Change Leadership? But don’t rush to change yourself to please an algorithm. If you’re a CEO, you’re being watched. A little more than you usually are, anyway.

Leadership Lessons from the Military

Association Leaders

Being in the association business, we often see professional speakers who talk about management, change, people, leadership, and more. The article talks about a few new(er) business consulting firms that have been formed by retired military leaders who are now teaching the military leadership principles they used to succeed on the battlefield to business leaders. There are many leadership lessons we can learn from the military.

3 leadership lessons from “Bachelorette” Tayshia Adams

Association Success

With Adams in command however, I was struck by the social media influencer’s leadership skills. The leadership lesson: By practicing active listening, Adams was more quickly able to identify who she wanted to stick around. Reality TV has always been a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine.

The Pandemic’s Effect on Association Membership, Events, and Leadership – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 227

Moery Company

The post The Pandemic’s Effect on Association Membership, Events, and Leadership – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 227 appeared first on The Moery Company.

Inclusive Leadership: Make It an Association Priority

Association Adviser

What Is Inclusive Leadership? Inclusive leadership is a complicated topic. Leadership itself is multifaceted and we’ve seen a change in leadership over time. Leadership used to be very focused on command-and-control. Then the concept of servant leadership came into vogue, and leaders were asked to focus on serving those in their charge. Inclusive leadership takes that one step further. Features Leadership association leadership leadership

Evaluating Our Leadership Styles

Association Success

I recently published an article about authentic leadership , directing people’s attention towards the leadership structure of their organization in order to feel its social, economic, political and environmental pulse. The experience of being interviewed provoked me to reflect on my personal leadership style, the leaders around me, and what authenticity means for the way we organize our associations. Two important aspects of authentic leadership are reflection and honesty.

Rejuvenate Your Leadership

Association Leaders

Find a way to rejuvenate or re-birth your leadership. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismSpring is a time of rebirth and rejuvenation. Flowers and plants begin to bud after a (usually) long cold winter; America’s favorite past-time, baseball, begins; College students from around the country travel to warm weather and beaches to celebrate; Christian and Jewish faithful celebrate Easter and Passover.

Reimagine, Renew, Rebound: The Path Forward for Association Leadership

Association Adviser

The post Reimagine, Renew, Rebound: The Path Forward for Association Leadership appeared first on Association Adviser. COVID-19 Resources Features Leadership association leadership change managementNo doubt about it, every association executive is asking themselves, “What’s next?”

Model behavior: 13 ethical standards for community association board leadership

Ungrated

The post Model behavior: 13 ethical standards for community association board leadership appeared first on Ungated: Community Associations Institute Blog.

Leadership is a Lifestyle

Association Leaders

Great leaders enact their leadership style into every aspect of their life (business and personal). Then again, no one ever said LEADERSHIP was easy. The next time you’re struggling with some aspect of your life, apply your business leadership principles to it and you’ll succeed. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismHow many great leaders do you know or have you known? Not many, I’m guessing.

Why Gratitude is an Essential Leadership Skill

Association Adviser

The post Why Gratitude is an Essential Leadership Skill appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Leadership Membership association leadership gratitude thankfulnessA number of studies have linked gratitude to improved health, stronger relationships and heightened productivity. Here's how your association can encourage a work environment that thrives with thankfulness.

Leadership is entirely about Character

Association Leaders

While General Schwarzkopf is best known for being the Commander of Operation Desert Storm in the early 1990′s, his leadership skills were developed through his years at West Point as well as years spent rising through the ranks in the U.S. Those of you who remember General Schwarzkopf, may remember he had many sayings about leadership. My favorite is “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character.