You’re Never Too Young to Conquer New Challenges

Association Adviser

Christina graciously took time to speak with Association Adviser about the excitement of building a career that is larger than working for just one organization, becoming a better association manager, and why everyone should kick the stereotyped “millennial” label to the curb.

The Hourglass Blog: Real-World Innovation for Associations

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From my perspective, this organization has pretty much already adopted a culture of innovation among their top leadership. In order to perpetuate that change, however, one key area they identified for themselves was leadership development. Developing Millennial Leaders.

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The Hourglass Blog: What's Your Innovation Readiness? Part 1

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Regular readers of The Hourglass Blog know that Im chairing the Innovation Task Force for the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. Heres the first: Does your leadership embrace innovation as one of the strategies necessary to achieve your goals? Developing Millennial Leaders.

The Hourglass Blog: What's Your Innovation Readiness? Part 2

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The Innovation Task Force of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives (which I chair), is trying to develop an assessment tool for association executives to use in determining the "innovation readiness" of their associations. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership.

The Hourglass Blog: What's Your Innovation Readiness? Part 3

The Hourglass Blog

The Innovation Task Force of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives (which I chair), is trying to develop an assessment tool for association executives to use in determining the "innovation readiness" of their associations. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership.

The Hourglass Blog: The Innovation Hub for Associations

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Ive been blogging about my work with the Innovation Task Force of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives for a while now. " is an important question to ask, and one that could be used to test whether or not your leadership is committed to a culture of innovation. Assessing your leadership's support for innovation is one of the strategy areas we're looking for practices and tools to help association execs with in our Hub of Innovation for Associations.

The Hourglass Blog: The Role of Trust in Innovation

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If you didnt see it, Maddie Grant asked me to do a guest post on her SocialFish blog last week, and I shamelessly used it as an opportunity to promote the innovation project Im spearheading for the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. If youre following @hourglassblog on Twitter than you already know that I recently attended (and participated in) a session on innovation with ASAE’s Jennifer Blenkle at the Council for Manufacturing Associations Leadership Meeting.

The Hourglass Blog: Association Advantages for Innovation

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Heres part three of the "innovation for associations" white paper Im helping to write while chairing the Innovation Task Force for the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. Yes we are good at legislative leadership, but I'm not sure that really helps with innovation in real life, because it typically leads to lowest common denominator decisions which are almost always low risk. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX.

The Hourglass Blog: Generational Herd Mentalities

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A little while ago, Neil Howe called attention on his blog to a New York Times feature story about a 24-year-old Millennial who, even amidst the Great Recession, is living at home and turning down $40K job offers until just the right opportunity comes along. Developing Millennial Leaders.

Tuesday Buzz: Is Gen X Running the Show for Associations?

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That’s when XYZ University’s Sarah Sladek wrote a book (published by ASAE) titled The End of Membership as We Know it , a book the National Fluid Power Association’s Eric Lanke picked up after seeing Sladek speak at a recent Wisconsin Society of Association Executives event.

The Hourglass Blog: Innovation = Creativity x Execution

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Its also something Ive realized as part of my work with the Innovation Task Force of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. Millennials. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

The Hourglass Blog: The World Database of Innovation--CLOSED!

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This is exactly the kind of resource I need to tap to help build the model of innovation for the association community Ive been discussing on this blog and leading on behalf of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership.

The Hourglass Blog: Jumpstarting an Essential Conversation

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Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. Millennials. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Jumpstarting an Essential Conversation.

The Hourglass Blog: Who Will Change the Workplace?

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That makes X recessive and then Millennials dominant again (and if you want to go back, the Silent Generation was recessive). Now Millennials come along and the predominant message is they are going to shake things up. Maybe in my little corner of Wisconsin, but certainly no farther than that. Developing Millennial Leaders. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. Millennials. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, November 9, 2010.