It’s Easy to Be Excited About Your Work When You Work for Good People

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From the Corner Office: Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. My pork clients were in the Midwest and in North Carolina. AC: The program I am in at East Carolina University is both accessible and high quality.

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. I have always liked North Carolina basketball.

The Elephant Climbs up on the Table : Off Stage

Off Stage

I was asked by the North Carolina AEs to be a featured speaker at a ‘Fireside Chat’: the AEs submitted questions and I (retired and “experienced”) responded with shoot-from-the-hip answers. Leadership Thoughts: Crafting the Job Description. Off Stage.

How Overconfidence Affects Leadership

Associations Now

But if they’re not careful, that same supreme confidence “can cause detrimental and sometimes disastrous results in their organization,” leadership advisor Lynn Flinn writes in a guest column for the Journal Record of Oklahoma City. Can having too much confidence get leaders into trouble?

Ask Different Questions

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Jeffrey Cufaude wrote this in one of his Leadership Limerick posts, The Mojo of Motivation. I’m finishing a presentation on blogging for the Association Executives of North Carolina Technology 20.11 Tagged: Association , Innovation , Leadership.

Study: Women Executives Help Close Wage Gap—But Mostly at the Top

Associations Now

When women take on leadership roles at their organizations, odds are good that the gender -based pay gap will narrow or even close near the top of the org chart.

5 Unexpectedly Thoughtful Ways to Thank Your Association’s Volunteers

Higher Logic

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) sends their volunteers an entire book. You can make the event even more special by including your conference’s keynote speakers, industry experts, and your own leadership and board members.

Association Brain Food: Week of February 1, 2016

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One of the ways I’m contributing to the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), as a member of its professional development committee, is by compiling a list of professional development opportunities that’s shared in AENC’s weekly newsletter.

Membership Hack: The Gratitude Book

Associations Now

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants has a special way to say thank you to volunteer members who have dedicated significant amounts of time throughout the year: Staff sign and send a copy of book called Gratitude.

Helping—and Keeping—Members in Hard Times

Associations Now

At the height of the 2008 recession, the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association started to see its membership numbers dip. Transitional members retain the right to serve on volunteer committees and to vote, but they cannot run for an elected leadership position.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.16.16

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Learn how today’s landscape is demanding some new approaches to things like member engagement, leadership/volunteer development, and fully embracing the digital mindset. Organizer: Association Executives of North Carolina. What’s on your mind this week?

Study Looks at What Drives Volunteer Leaders’ Commitment

Associations Now

What we found was the very large importance of how well a leadership team works together in determining how much each individual member of that team is willing to give. What organizational factors make for the most committed leaders?

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

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This article was originally published in the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Success By Association magazine, February 2016 issue. ~~~.

Organize and Visualize: Turning Member Numbers Into Knowledge

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The North Carolina Association of CPAs undertook a year-long project to get its member data both centralized and accessible via interactive dashboards.

Monday Buzz: Lessons From the Fall of Grantland

Associations Now

” When designing a successful website, great leadership can be as important as the content itself. Ultimately, the fundamentals—including strong leadership and financial strength—still matter. Today is national Deviled Egg Day, and the North Carolina farmers are celebrating.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.22.17

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Organizer: Association Executives of North Carolina. Host: Association Executives of North Carolina.

Facing Increased Anti-Muslim Sentiment, CAIR Stays Focused on Its Message

Associations Now

The recent murders of three North Carolina students only underscored the need for action, CAIR says. The alert came during the early morning hours of February 11: Three Muslim students were gunned down , allegedly by a neighbor, near the campus of the University of North Carolina.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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Becoming a member of that community and gaining access to that professional network and source of leadership knowledge is so valuable. Those are key to leadership success. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council.

Cleft-Palate Groups Merge for Greater Impact

Associations Now

Because both organizations are located in the same office building in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, there’s a lot that won’t change with the new merger.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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Becoming a member of that community and gaining access to that professional network and source of leadership knowledge is so valuable. Those are key to leadership success. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Pork Council: Have a service mindset. We want to engage that population because they are the future of association leadership.

Reads of the Week: March 1, 2013

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One of my favorite posts this week is by Kivi Leroux Miller, a nonprofit communications consultant, author and trainer, who also happens to be a North Carolina gal. We’ll all know once Digital Now’s Technology Leadership Survey is released.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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But since my family is spending next week at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina, I will savor my time with them on the beach. – Preparing Yourself and Your Association for the Looming Staff Leadership Deficit. 625 North Washington St, Suite 450, Alexandria, VA, US.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.3.17

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<Creative Commons licensed image of North Carolina longleaf pines by Justin Meissen > Tagged: Brain Food. “I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.”. Norman Rockwell said that, and today’s his birthday. Rockwell?” you yawn.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.3.17

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<Creative Commons licensed image of North Carolina longleaf pines by Justin Meissen > “I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.”. Norman Rockwell said that, and today’s his birthday. Rockwell?” you yawn. Big deal.”

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

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Louis for the annual ASAE conference, I’ll be driving a few hours to spend a week with lots of family and friends at beautiful Ocean Isle Beach here in North Carolina. Read more at Avectra about what the Tour de France can teach us about management and leadership.

Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide

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We’re hoping that in creating this ongoing discourse on the issue, local communities will be able to get more support from their elected leadership to address this issue,” said ICMA Director of Survey Research Jelani Newton.

Airport Chaplains Group Gives Travelers a Little Faith Along the Way

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A wide reach: The first airport chapel opened at Boston’s Logan Airport in 1951 under the leadership of Catholic Archbishop Richard Cushing (who later became a cardinal), according to the IACAC’s site.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

For 2017, we be launching an online site that includes the content and facilitator guides so that any nonprofit or trainer can provide leadership development for emerging nonprofit leaders. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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And if you live in North Carolina, free the Mimosa (and the Bloody Mary too). – Association Leadership Study: What Makes up a High-performing Board. Women comprise 75% of the association and nonprofit workforce, but hold only 45% of the top leadership positions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Facilitators: Michelle Calton, vice president, membership development, and Alison Gordon, director of member engagement, North Carolina Technology Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Facilitators: Michelle Calton, vice president, membership development, and Alison Gordon, director of member engagement, North Carolina Technology Association.

Why business model thinking matters to associations

Principled Innovation

This post appears as an article in the May/June 2012 issue of Success by Association , the magazine of Association Executives of North Carolina. The unique insights of the chief information officer (CIO) into the influence and impact of emerging technologies can help the association’s leadership make more intelligent decisions around new business model concepts.

Why Context Matters in Understanding Member Behavior

Associations Now

The only similarity: Members with a high value on gaining leadership experience were more likely to give money to their associations, in both fields. A comparison of engagement behavior in associations shows that members’ motivations vary across different industries.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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Derek Ham, a North Carolina State University professor, asked: “What was it like to be there? Lead or Lose: Seven Principles of Learning Leadership.

Q&A with The Discovery Educator Network Community: Connecting and Empowering Educators Across the Globe [Case Study]

Higher Logic

and Canada, and we have a member who has traveled to six of them from his home base in North Carolina, all on his own dime. By recognizing them and providing them with training, they have taken on leadership roles within the online community.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. No matter how obvious the need for rebranding, a well thought out plan, support from leadership and buy in from members is required.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. No matter how obvious the need for rebranding, a well thought out plan, support from leadership and buy in from members is required.

How to Measure Your Marketing Efforts to Maximize Growth and Yield the Greatest ROI: Part 3 of 3

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In conclusion, the decision is up to your association’s executive leadership team. Christina Motley, On Point Marketing.

From the Corner Office: Roundtable on the Future

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Association luminaries share their take on leadership, innovation, data-driven decisions and embracing change. Specific skill sets are not as important as overall leadership qualities, such as deep understanding of the industry and a bold vision for the organization.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.5.19

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At Association Success , Danielle Duran Baron busts some myths about inclusive leadership. Dina Di Maio, North Carolina Museum of Art ). Leadership Jazz (ASAE Reston Loudoun Idea Swap, Reston VA).