Building a board strategy

Aaron Wolowiec

Good leadership requires vision. Establishes, prioritizes and monitors goals and interim measurement standards — A strategic board values establishing strategic goals and the corresponding standards or criteria relevant to overseeing implementation of strategies to achieve these goals.

Building a board strategy

Aaron Wolowiec

Good leadership requires vision. Establishes, prioritizes and monitors goals and interim measurement standards — A strategic board values establishing strategic goals and the corresponding standards or criteria relevant to overseeing implementation of strategies to achieve these goals.

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Members Hire Bold Strategies

Potomac Core

Members Hire Bold Strategies. As busy executives are under constant pressure to meet and exceed profit targets, they expect the organizations they are part of to deliver bold strategies and results. New Mantra: Members Hire Bold Strategies. Members Hire Bold Strategies.

Podcast: Human-Centered Strategy for the Now, Near and Far

Association Adviser

Garth Jordan, SVP & chief strategy officer for the Healthcare Financial Management Association, talks with us about planning using human-centered strategy. The post Podcast: Human-Centered Strategy for the Now, Near and Far appeared first on Association Adviser.

Strategy Development and Deployment

Eric Lanke

Couple of conversations this week with members of my association's Board on the differences between strategy development and strategy deployment. I put it on an annual cycle of strategy development and deployment. At the Board table, our strategy is defined by three factors.

A Big Leadership Goal: Keep It Simple

Associations Now

Big ambitions are great for your association, but there’s value in stepping back and making sure everybody’s included in your strategy conversations. Writing in Strategy + Business magazine, Adam Bryant proposes making January a “ simplification month.”

A Last Look at Leadership in 2019

Associations Now

One of the weakest areas of leadership in every organization is the ability to define success with precision. Strategy is still a challenge. But speeding the process has meant that more board members need better education about strategy, and CEOs can lead that education.

11 Elements of a Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

Achieving great engagement requires a commitment to a great member engagement strategy. Why is a Member Engagement Strategy So Important? And the first step to improving member engagement is creating a winning member engagement strategy. Member Engagement Strategy Takeaway.

Has Your Leadership Evolved For The New Normal?

Velvet Chainsaw

Your organization’s sustainable success depends upon you transforming from normal to new normal leadership says Radar’s Tod Martin. They must align with the organization’s mission, strategy, customers’ needs and future possibilities. What’s most challenging about new normal leadership?

Risk, Strategy, and Implementation

Jamie Notter

When you choose a strategy, have you considered the risks (and that includes the risk of foregoing opportunities, as well as the more obvious risks attached to your chosen course of action)? And do the people who are implementing your strategy ever consider risks?

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

Prospective members are much more likely to respond positively to a recruitment strategy that feels like a natural part of their interactions with your association than they are with outright marketing strategies that, in today’s media landscape, feel obvious and forceful.

How’s Your Pricing Strategy?

Associations Now

As I was working on my feature for the latest issue of Associations Now on pricing strategy , it quickly became clear that there are few hard and set rules about how to think about pricing. One is that the lack of a coherent pricing strategy risks alienating members.

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Daily Buzz: Maximize Your Content Marketing Strategy

Associations Now

In order for your organization’s content marketing strategy to be effective, it needs to be working toward a larger goal, whether that’s growing awareness or building up your email list. Content is just content unless it’s working to achieve a higher goal.

Strategy, Risk, and Implementation

Spark Consulting

From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation , co-authored with Jamie Notter ( JamieNotter.com ) and Leslie White ( Croydon Consulting ): Having…conversations around risk and opportunity is not necessarily easy, but it’s becoming increasingly important in today’s complex, mutable, fast-paced environment. leadership management whitepaper Jamie Notter Leslie White Final day of whitepaper release week!

Daily Buzz: Why Your Association Needs a Learning Strategy

Associations Now

A learning strategy can help your team understand how to effectively deliver value. That’s why every association needs a learning strategy, according to a post on the WBT Systems blog. cmgr #onlinecommunities #strategy #askquestions #assnchat [link] pic.twitter.com/2iRYeVeFEI.

A One-on-One Growth Strategy

Associations Now

That shoe-leather approach to leadership among members (and potential ones) has paid off for the trade association: Since Berger took the reins, NAFCU’s revenue has grown 31 percent, and more than 465 new members have joined since 2015.

Enhance your online education strategy in 90 days

Aaron Wolowiec

This plan often does not drill down, however, into the specifics of education strategy (and the chances it extends to digital learning are equally shaky). At right, you’ll find the results to two different poll questions on the topic of education strategy. Webinar Poll Questions.

The Achilles Heel Of Association Leadership

Velvet Chainsaw

In order to continue to grow and advance, the association needs leadership that engage a different set of skills, talents, and systems to maintain growth over the long haul. The leadership slowly evolve into a static machine that can’t adapt to their changing business climate and context.

Rejuvenate Your Leadership

Association Leaders

Find a way to rejuvenate or re-birth your leadership. Re-focus your energy on your mission and key strategies. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismSpring is a time of rebirth and rejuvenation.

Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership

SocialFish

Instead it is highly dependent on a new type of leadership—not only of the CEO level but of stakeholders throughout the organization. All paths are enabled by people, catalyzed and guided by those in leadership positions. “ The Next Phase of Association Leadership.

Cementing Your Leadership Legacy

Associations Now

And the question of leadership legacy applies to any leader looking to step down, whether it’s a corporate or association CEO, a board president or elected leader, or an executive staff member. The post Cementing Your Leadership Legacy appeared first on Associations Now

Daily Buzz: Agile Development Strategies

Associations Now

But as long as we’re human, there’s no way to “de-bias” ourselves—it’s hardwired into our DNA, according to a post from the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. The post Daily Buzz: Agile Development Strategies appeared first on Associations Now

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.

Risk, Strategy, Conflict, and Consensus

Spark Consulting

From the new Spark whitepaper, Risk: The Missing Link Connecting Strategy to Implementation , co-authored with Jamie Notter ( JamieNotter.com ) and Leslie White ( Croydon Consulting ): Strategy and risk are about choosing to do certain things and, sometimes more importantly, not to do certain things. leadership management whitepaper Jamie Notter Leslie White Whitepaper release week continues!

Better Listening, Better Leadership

Associations Now

A new book by New York Times leadership columnist Adam Bryant shares CEOs’ lessons for success. Early 2014, for me, is overstuffed with new leadership and management challenges. What are your strategies for making sure the people you work with get heard and feel respected?

Strategy Means Change

Jamie Notter

Leadership insight.right when you need it. Strategy Means Change. in Change , Strategy - 1 comment. My client said it reminded him of something that he thought Peter Drucker had said once: Strategy means change. So when you do your strategy work, get ready for change.

Digital Transformation Stalls Without Strong Leadership

Associations Now

While technology has the power to reshape processes and drive down costs, many digital transformation strategies lack the C-level support needed to succeed. Rajan Kohli, senior vice president and global head of Wipro Digital, attributes the delay to a crisis among leadership.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Blended Learning programs are the ideal way to deliver leadership development programs as they are more effective at creating behavioral change and deep learning. Provides more opportunities for social learning, collaboration, increased participation and informal strategies.

Financial Sustainability is Not a Strategy

Jamie Notter

And don’t get me wrong–financial sustainability is a good idea, but folks, it is NOT a strategy. A strategy, at the most basic level, is a choice. A strategy always represents a choice you made over other alternatives. That’s why strategy is so important.

Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership

SocialFish

Instead it is highly dependent on a new type of leadership—not only of the CEO level but of stakeholders throughout the organization. All paths are enabled by people, catalyzed and guided by those in leadership positions. “ In the age of knowledge work, leadership has become more essential as well as more complex than earlier times,” leadership expert Michael Maccoby writes in his book, The Leaders We Need and What Makes Us Follow (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2007).

Should Social Media Matter to Leadership?

Jamie Notter

Maddie and I put together a quick survey about social media and leadership a few weeks ago, and in no time at all we got 505 people to complete the survey (thanks to all of you who helped spread the word!). Announcements Leadership Social Media

How Leaders Can Implement a D&I Strategy

Associations Now

But, the report cautions, there is a “common tendency among associations to identify diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as a top organizational priority without implementing the specific strategies needed to advance efforts in a significant way.” (My

What 15 Year-Olds Can Teach Organizations About Content Strategy

Higher Logic

This guest post is by Jill Andreu, Naylor’s vice president of content strategy and development. Jill is responsible for the overall strategy, direction, leadership and management of Naylor’s editorial department. She doesn’t call it content strategy.

What Recent Changes to the CAE Say About Leadership

Associations Now

Plenty of recent leadership scandals, inside and outside of nonprofitdom, have shed light on the importance of establishing a solid grasp of ethics. The post What Recent Changes to the CAE Say About Leadership appeared first on Associations Now

The Enemy of Leadership – Distractions

Association Leaders

Distractions cause leaders to take their “eye off the ball” Distractions cause leaders to lose focus on their mission and strategies. Now it is time for leaders to re-focus on developing the strategies that will help their businesses succeed in the future. CM Services Volunteerism associations leadership strategyOne of the greatest challenges leaders face are distractions.

Changing Strategy and Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

A few weeks ago I wrote about the presentation I gave at my association's Annual Conference, communicating our overall strategy and the progress we're making on it to our membership. Changing your strategy can sometimes be a challenging time.

Strategy and Context

Jamie Notter

Leadership insight.right when you need it. Strategy and Context. in Change , Strategy - 2 comments. Sohrab Vossoughi wrote a great post on HBR about Sony and how its successful strategy in the 1980s ended up being unique to that context. In other words, a winning strategy is context specific, thus it needs to evolve and grow (we talk about this in Humanize in the chapter on Generative ). Strategy Means Change. Leadership. Strategy.

3 Steps to More Inspired Leadership

Association Adviser

Attendees were also able to take home some valuable lessons in leadership from influential thinkers who shared their stories and experiences. The post 3 Steps to More Inspired Leadership by Sarah Sain first appeared on AssociationAdviser.com. Sarah Sain, Naylor Association Solutions.

Eliminate Roadblocks to Planning—Integration Transforms Strategy into Action

.orgCommunity

Strategy Meltdown —The screen play. Sharon Rice ,orgSource’s managing director of business strategy, and I recently had a conversation about how an integrated approach to strategy gives plans the muscle to be actionable. Read more about new approaches to strategy: [link].

Developing a Thought Leadership Mindset

Associations Now

Here are three questions to ask yourself while building your thought leadership strategy ( based after Forrester’s IDEA graph ): How do your members think? What’s the overarching purpose of thought leadership? “Thought leadership is cumulative.