Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change

Jamie Notter

Leadership insight.right when you need it. The first is a session that I’ll be doing at BlogWorld Expo in New York City , along with my coauthor Maddie Grant and Amy Ward, who is the Membership Director at the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Leadership. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change. Posted June 1, 2012. in Announcements , Change , Humanize. Tweet.

The Failure of Flyover Leadership


Ground rules or not, the photo of Air Force One flying over the Statue of Liberty in Manhattan serves as a reminder of the dangers of flyover leadership. New Yorkers were not amused. Continue reading → You are reading The Failure of Flyover Leadership from the Wired 4 Leadership blog. The day after the head of the White House Military Office stepped down President Obama could joke about the fiasco.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter

” I shared a copy of the visual on my Facebook wall and asked colleagues who are involved in social change networks, wondering out loud about the overlaps between “ system leadership ” and “ network leadership.” Found when researching systems thinking.

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Thursday Buzz: Leadership Lessons From Donald Trump (Really)

Associations Now

Outside interests can have disastrous effects on how people perceive your leadership. The grocery chain Whole Foods has two CEOs, and both of them appeared contrite in a recent video regarding pricing issues in the company’s New York City stores.

Association Leadership: Stepping Into Chairs Role

SCD Group

Category 1, while a challenge, can be overcome by strong executive staff leadership. In addition, governance and leadership orientations for Presidents are being expanded to include the President-Elect.

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s Path to Association Leadership

Associations Now

“If I find a heaven after this life, I’ll be quite surprised,” Carter wrote in the New York Daily News in February. In recent years, Carter used his leadership role to draw attention to a number of cases, including those of Vancouver residents Atif Rafay and Sebastian Burns.

The Importance Confidence Plays In The Workplace with Susan Marshall of The Backbone Institute

Association Mavens

Her corporate and consulting experience includes work with Best Buy, Subaru of America, Harley-Davidson, GE Healthcare, We Energies, New York City Leadership Academy, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and many others. She led a successful turnaround of a privately held marketing firm in the mid-1990s and has served as an adjunct faculty member for University of Michigan Professor Noel Tichy’s executive leadership programs since Fall, 2000. Leadership Podcast

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth Kanter

As you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City. What can your nonprofit learn from the Pope’s approach to networked leadership and changing with the times?

2015: Believe Your Beliefs


As you look at the last few months of civil unrest following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Akai Gurley in New York City, or your own personal challenges, it’s easy to understand how doubt and fear could pre-occupy your thoughts.

Does Wall Street Have Too Much Influence Over Nonprofit Boards?

Associations Now

A new report about the makeup of nonprofit boards suggests that the financial industry is gaining a bigger role in nonprofits—and that’s causing changes in the way such groups are run.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies


Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies – new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well. NOTE: These recommendations are presented in a “living, open document” designed to progressively evolve based on continuous feedback, as new methods and tools become available. The Google+ campaign features 96 unique videos with footage of local New York City stores and interviews with store managers.

How One Foundation Got Kids Interested in Skiing—With Its Own Ski Park

Associations Now

In the three winters that the National Winter Activity Center has been active, the National Winter Sports Education Foundation’s “living lab” has helped drive a massive interest in the slopes among New York City-area kids.

IT Group Hosts Virtual Reality Events, Encourages Tech Careers

Associations Now

During its “Virtual Reality Experience Tour,” the foundation is hosting events in Washington, DC; Chicago; New York City; Boston; and at CES 2017 in Las Vegas to introduce kids, students, and parents to augmented-reality technology.

Synergy in the Boardroom: From Chaos to High Functioning

SCD Group

Opportunities for growth and new income streams were not being fully realized. He is a Group Vice President for Kellen Company, a full-service association management and professional services company with offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Denver, New York City and Washington, DC.

International Compliance Group Expands Into U.S.

Associations Now

based office in New York City. membership through referrals from current ICA members, a media campaign, and an open house in New York City.

A Funny Thing Happened

The Membership Blog

I had the pleasure (and honor) of doing the closing keynote presentation at the NYSAE (New York Society of Association Executives) Membership Institute recently in New York City. ” People are hungry for information they can use, and they are interested in advancing their careers, and they like to network with their peers and pick up new ideas.

Monday Buzz: Associations Embrace #GivingTuesday

Associations Now

AMA is looking to support two social impact and two diversity leadership scholarships to student members. The Penn State Alumni Association is hoping to use #GivingTuesday to help boost its FastStart program, which pairs mentors with new students at the university.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

Beth Kanter

Last June, I facilitated a leadership workshop at the Americans for the Arts Conference where I tested some of the assessments and checklist tools in our book.

Michael Jordan Antiviolence Donation Strategy Strikes Careful Political Balance

Associations Now

cities, including New York City and Baltimore, and smaller ones, such as Ferguson, Missouri, LDF works to ensure federal funds to police departments are used to support critical training and reforms to end racial bias and to promote best practices for community policing.

Hockey Feud Shows What Happens When Associations Forget about Their Members

SCD Group

The work stoppage – which has gone past 70 days – has resulted in cancellation of more than a third of the season, their traditional New Year’s Day outdoor game and their All-Star Game. The argument ultimately seemed about the $50+ million coming from a new funding system.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies


Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies - new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well. The Google+ campaign features 96 unique videos with footage of local New York City stores and interviews with store managers.

Social Media Roundup: Starting an Event Planning Company? Read This First

Associations Now

Not necessarily, argues the Event Leadership Institute’s Howard Givner, writing for the Event Manager Blog. Before taking your event planning solo, keep in mind the business factors that come with the territory.

No, Nonprofit Boards Aren’t Ineffective

Associations Now

A new Stanford survey delivers some serious criticism of nonprofit governance. In the past month, the New York City college Cooper Union has attracted the scrutiny of the state’s attorney general, Eric T.

Lunchtime Links: These Hotels Go Beyond Wired Stays

Associations Now

Ranking the best high-tech hotels in the world, and more, in today’s Lunchtime Links: Hot high-tech hotels: From Tokyo to San Francisco to New York City, hotels are taking note of guests’ tech needs, and Mashable has compiled a list of the most tech-savvy spots.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

If you anticipate having to make the case to your board for a new AMS or for any type of new software , check out this advice from Aptify. The new CIO is more than a technology manager. – Association Leadership Study: What Makes up a High-performing Board.

Who Gets the Tip? Association Chimes In on Starbucks Battle

Associations Now

As New York’s highest court decides a case pitting Starbucks baristas against supervisors in a fight over the tip jar, one association points out the potential repercussions for the state’s hospitality industry.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12


The majority of the organization’s senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and are relentlessly focused on improving the organization’s impact and constantly looking at new ways to bring more supporters to the mission.

Cruise Industry Group Finds New Harbor in DC

Associations Now

In other cases, a move can be a symptom of a larger shake-up, much like the one that befell the staff and leadership of The New Republic last week. The post Cruise Industry Group Finds New Harbor in DC appeared first on Associations Now Could Virtual Work?

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Mind The Gap

Association Success

Millennials became the majority of the workforce in 2015, and ever since then many leaders have treated their arrival into the workforce much like they would if aliens had landed in New York City – with fear and skepticism and often taking a defensive stance.

Advancing your profession

Idea Architects

My formative years were spent toiling away in residential life, fraternity and sorority affairs, and student leadership development. Baryshnikov’s observation, by the way, was about the new dance center he is helped build in New York City.

Ebola: How the Meetings Industry Is Responding

Associations Now

The need to be prepared and responsive is critical for associations holding meetings where Ebola patients were and still are being treated—including Dallas, the city where the first case was diagnosed. The Dallas CVB is working closely with organizations scheduled to hold meetings in the city.

9 Pieces of Association History You Didn’t Know

Associations Now

The American Institute Fair, held in New York City annually during part of the 19th century, is considered one of the first major tradeshows created by a national organization. The American Institute later merged with the New York Academy of Sciences.

Lessons from innovation's front lines: An interview with IDEO's CEO

The Big Picture

One such company though is IDEO—a designer of products, services, and experiences ranging from Apple’s first mass-market computer mouse to aspects of Prada’s store in New York City to the patient-care delivery model at SSM DePaul Health Center, in St. Leadership. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

In the book, we avoid talking about specific tools because they change so fast and new ones appear almost daily. Under her leadership the world’s only series dedicated to social media for social good has earned a 92% approval rating from over 2,500 nonprofit leaders across the country.

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Meetings, They Are A-Changin’

Associations Now

Fashion Forward An article posted on earlier this week discussed how the Council of Fashion Designers of America is rethinking the twice-yearly format of New York Fashion Week. In addition, a new Executive Leadership Conference will be added in the fall.

The Science Behind Going Viral

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’m thrilled to participate in the LinkedIn Influencer Program where I get to write regular posts about leadership, failure, analytics, big data, presenting, and training from a nonprofit perspective. New York City is a tough place to open a bar.

Lunchtime Links: The Art of Interaction Design

Associations Now

Paola Antonelli has brought “interaction design,” which she defines as design that influences the rest of our lives and how we interact with objects, to New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. Everything is designed, and design affects everything.

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Email-Driven Curation: Get Your Voice Out Front

Associations Now

Today in Tabs , perhaps the best-known newsletter of the type, has become a staple of New York City media circles—despite the fact that its founder, Rusty Foster, lives in Maine. A new person to add to that list?

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I had the honor of participating in the 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit that brings together women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy skills to transform the world and inspire change. Women Who Tech Around the World.

Largest International Meetings Expo Comes to USA ? IMEX America.


IMEX America is America’s new worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, backed by the experience and resources of the IMEX Group of exhibitions, which also delivers the award-winning IMEX exhibition in Frankfurt. Global Video City Tours.