On the Runway: Lessons From New York Fashion Week

Associations Now

What the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week can teach meeting planners about creating experiences, experimenting, and getting the next generation involved. Open, the New York City Marathon, or the 2014 Super Bowl.

Beekeeping, With Associations’ Help, Takes New York City By Swarm

Associations Now

Among the many things buzzing through New York City—yellow cabs, fast walkers, cyclists—are lots of bees and multiple beekeeping associations. “Tending beehives on top of New York City and other urban areas is nothing new.

Statistical Association Teams With New York Times on Data Literacy Feature

Associations Now

American Statistical Association members will assist the newspaper in publishing a new monthly feature for students called “What’s Going On in This Graph?” If it’s not so hot, a new feature in The New York Times might help you.

New York Law May Signal Challenges Coming for Airbnb

Associations Now

An agreement with New York City this month removes some liability concerns for Airbnb in its largest market. But New York’s law making short-term rentals illegal could be the opening salvo for opponents elsewhere who say such rentals reduce affordable housing in major cities.

How The New York Times Turned Unsolicited Donations Into a Successful Program

Associations Now

For slightly more than a month, The New York Times has been asking its subscribers for a little help in donating subscriptions to U.S. The post How The New York Times Turned Unsolicited Donations Into a Successful Program appeared first on Associations Now

Mixed Support for New York City’s New Sodium Warning

Associations Now

When New York City became the first place in the country to require chain restaurants to post a warning next to high-sodium items, a number of associations came out both for and against the new rule. On December 1, New York City became the first city in the U.S.

Could New York Minimum Wage Boost End Tipping?

Associations Now

one of the highest in the country—has the New York State Restaurant Association suggesting that its members could consider doing away with tips altogether. Could higher wages for tipped workers mean the end of gratuities in New York?

New York Nonprofits Face Wave of Changes with Revitalization Act

Associations Now

Changes are coming to the nonprofit landscape in New York. The Nonprofit Revitalization Act introduces the first major overhaul of New York’s nonprofit laws in nearly half a century.

New York City Taxi Drivers Launch Association in Response to Uber

Associations Now

Uber pulled out of San Antonio—the country’s seventh-most-populous city, which also has the fastest-growing millennial population —in April after the city council imposed new regulations on all ride-sharing companies, including mandating the fingerprinting of drivers.

New York Sheriffs’ Association: Federal Immigration Detainers Aren’t Enough

Associations Now

In a move that some say could disrupt federal immigration enforcement, the New York State Sheriffs’ Association is urging its members not to honor requests by federal immigration officials to hold foreign-born detainees for additional time to allow for an immigration status check.

Mizz Information: New York Times and Other Excitement

Mizz Information

New York Times and Other Excitement. Thanks to the fact that my friend Tonia Ries is a rockstar, the story got picked up by the New York Times , so I will now be able to go down in history--much to my mothers chagrin--as the mom who helped her 13 year old lie to get on Facebook. Mizz Information. Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Remember my last post about Klout and privacy issues?

Nonprofit Donor Transparency Law Raises Concerns in New York

Associations Now

Nonprofit groups focused on hot-button issues like abortion and gay marriage are pushing for exemptions from New York State’s transparency law that requires them to release the names of their donors.

New York City’s “Bloomberg Soda Ban” Dies With Appeals Court Ruling

Associations Now

While the large-soda ban is out of the picture in New York City, the beverage industry still could face a set of regulatory challenges. In New York Statewide Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce v. The Next Soda-Wars Front?

New York Times and Paid Content

High Context

The New York Times has announced a new paid content model for their online content. They are not offering anything new to their best prospects, they are removing what draws them in the first place It is also rather complicated which will suppress sales a bit. Why not offer new value to your most voracious online readers and charge for that? Use what you have to create new offerings that you’ve never provided before but can scale in the online world.

Ethics… Not Again

NonProfit University Blog

That question came back to mind in reading about an interesting struggle in New York City’s City Council. He spent $140,000 renovating his office; $27,000 on a private smoking deck off of his office; $110,000 on two, new “executive” conference rooms; and he painted his private bathroom and shower. In December 2014, the Board of Trustees , which is appointed by New York City’s Mayor and the Queens Borough President , finally got around to firing the CEO.

Mizz Information: BlogWorld Expo New York Recap

Mizz Information

BlogWorld Expo New York Recap. Mizz Information. Thursday, May 26, 2011. It has been a whirlwind few days in my world, to say the least. Last Thursday I participated in BlogWorld s Twitter party in an attempt to win a pass to BlogWorld NYC. By some miracle--ok, actually because I can Google answers to trivia questions like nobodys business-- I won a two-day pass to the conference. Which started Tuesday.

Bill Introduced to Overhaul Nonprofit Laws in New York

Associations Now

The product of more than a year of deliberations led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the Nonprofit Revitalization Act and the Executive Compensation Reform Act represent the first major reforms to the state’s nonprofit laws in 40 years. New York lawmakers introduced two pieces of legislation last week that they say would improve governance and oversight of the state’s tax-exempt community and rein in excessive compensation for top charity executives.

Quiet: An Association Mavens Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Cain

Association Mavens

The post Quiet: An Association Mavens Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Cain appeared first on Association Strategies, Association Videos | Association Mavens.

Why ‘giving back’ isn’t what you need from volunteers

Aaron Wolowiec

Last week, Taproot Foundation founder Aaron Hurst pointed to an underlying issue in volunteering that speaks to the problems associations may struggle with: In an essay for the New York Times, he wrote that many volunteers are doing so because they lack a sense of purpose in their own work.

Make Your Exhibitor Marketing Campaign a Success

Association Adviser

Features event marketing exhibitor marketing marketing plan New York State Association of Fire Chiefs non-dues revenue stewardship

Executive Excess

NonProfit University Blog

It seems that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has painted a bulls-eye on his state’s nonprofits. See, Cuomo thinks that heads of nonprofits are using taxpayer dollars to “line their own pockets” rather than helping New Yorkers.

Two ads define storytelling for associations

SCD Group

The central message of Dell’s new campaign is that Dell is “part of some of the world’s great stories, stories that began much the same way ours did, in a little dorm room, No. Some association professionals ask me what I mean by storytelling.

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Football PATs, NASCAR Qualifiers & Hockey Shootouts: Does your association "hit the refresh button" often enough?

SCD Group

The new format will fit neatly into a one-hour TV window. Perhaps there are great reasons why companies put “new & improved” on their products? But we don’t get much change or new & improved in many associations.

Failure is good: it's about learning. Mistakes are bad execution

Jamie Notter

On Tuesday, Maddie and I presented at the Blogworld New York conference, along with Amy Sample Ward from NTEN. Failure is when you are trying something new, and you don’t know ahead of time how to make it successful. Some mistakes are simple oversights, some are errors in judgment and some are decisions to try new things that don’t work out. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter.

Mizz Information: Klout Still Suggesting Users Invite Minors

Mizz Information

And how the story made it to the New York Times ? Mizz Information. Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Klout Still Suggesting Users Invite Minors. So remember when I wrote about how Klout had created a profile for my 13 year-old son?

Changing the Conversation – Meetings Mean Business

Association Adviser

Events Features Greater New York MPI meetings meetings mean business Roger Dow U.S. Meetings mean relationships, business deals, collaboration and stronger communities. A coalition of industry leaders have joined together to push back against the negative meetings commentary. For more about this topic, click on the headline. Travel Association

Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change

Jamie Notter

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). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change. Posted June 1, 2012. in Announcements , Change , Humanize. Tweet.

Will “Subscription Economy” Impact Association Memberships?

SCD Group

The New York Times: Running Faster And Faster To Stay In The Same Place By Matthew Ingram via Gigaom Ingram’s piece focuses on the struggle of The New York Times to increase subscription income – including fees from its online content – to replace “tanking” advertising revenues.

I Mean What I Say

NonProfit University Blog

When William Safire passed away in 2009 it meant the end of the New York Times Magazine column, O n Language. Thoughts & Commentary Dr. Seuss Horton New York Times Magazine Nonprofit Times Nonprofit Words phrases that lost buzz On Language Rick Christ William Safire

Ethics Start at the Top

NonProfit University Blog

Pulled from headlines just in the last several weeks: nonprofits operating as a family business, too numerous to mention, and then making loans to family’s private business ( Footings , in Monroe, New York ) ; executive director embezzling $500,000 with the aid of her daughter ( Jefferson County (Alabama ) Committee for Economic Opportunity ; a nonprofit that cannot account for over $320,000 in federal aid ( The Light City Church, New Orleans ). .

Having it All (Been There…Done That)

NonProfit University Blog

Nah!): “ Why Women Still Can’t Have it All. ” And then I read a couple of new studies looking at how women are faring in the workplace.

Strut your Stuff

NonProfit University Blog

There was the elimination of school bus service in a school district in Colorado (done), slashing the number of prisons in New York State (proposed) and the withdrawal of support staff in the courts of Florida (proposed).

Who is Sean Coffey and Why Should I Care?

NonProfit University Blog

I don’t know Sean Coffey —don’t know anything about him—but if I were a resident of the State of New York , he’d have my vote for Attorney General—hands down!

The Hourglass Blog: Generational Herd Mentalities

The Hourglass Blog

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.

Laggards, Leaders & Associations


New York Times writer Jack Healy wrote a terrific piece Men’s Underwear as an Economic Indicator in which he explores the range of ersatz economic indicators we use to … Continue reading → You are reading Laggards, Leaders & Associations from the Wired 4 Leadership blog. Change Executive Development Leadership Membership Alan Greenspan associations economic downturn economic recovery Jack Healy metrics New York Times performance

Plexus Consulting Group?: Hope for Daydreamers!

Plexus Consulting

In a New York Times article, author John Tierney writes that researchers have been analyzing these behaviors, and they’ve found daydreaming to be remarkably common¬ and often quite useful. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. or international market expansion. Monday, October 17, 2011.

AE on the Verge: Test Marketing Messages Online First

AE on the Verge

The New York Times has article about testing marketing messages and images online, then revising, before launching an expensive media / ad campaign. New Acronym: BYOP. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Sunday, May 31, 2009.

Associations Live: A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and You're Paid

Associations Live

By DAVID POGUE - New York Times. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, October 1, 2010. A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and Youre Paid. The Square device snaps into an iPhone and allows you to become a credit card authorizing entrepreneur. No setup fees, no two-year contract - youre in business. Read more. Posted by Kathy Johnson. at 10:00 AM. Labels: change , Technology. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post.

Associations Live: Techno-tyranny

Associations Live

FYI, from a New York Times article: "A friend of mine told me about an engagement party that she had attended. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, July 26, 2010. Techno-tyranny. She said it was lovely: a delicious lunch and plenty of Champagne toasts. But all the guests had their cellphones on the luncheon tables and had text-messaged their way through the entire event.

IRS Reluctantly Planning Mass Tax Exemption Revocations

Association Law

According to an article in The New York Times published on April 22, 2010 , a staggering one-fourth of all nonprofit organizations will have their tax exemptions automatically revoked on May 15, 2010, based on their failure to file annual tax returns. Click this link to download an article I wrote entitled “ Your Comprehensive Guide to the New Form 990 ” You can also access the link by visiting CalSAE online and clicking the link on the home page.

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