How Toxic Employees Affect Organizations

Associations Now

Workers who are seen as negative to company culture represent an interesting conundrum—they end up costing organizations money and poisoning other workers, but they’re often good at getting themselves promoted. Even in the happiest organizations, unhappy people can wreak havoc.

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Association Chat: The Digital Organization

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

The March 24, 2015 edition of Association Chat will focus on The Digital Organization - inspired by this great book. Is your association a digital organization? Does your organization focus on always improving? Do employees have room to experiment in your organization?

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Organized Chaos - Moery Company

The Moery Company

Everyone has their idea of organization. all are designed to keep you organized. I’ve found it helpful to talk with others about how they stay organized during the day and I’ve pieced together my personal strategy: I start the week off with a big sheet of blank paper.

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3 Ways Organizations Win at Marketing

Wild Apricot Blog

Organizations that seem to win at marketing their mission and their programs. You see them every day. On Instagram, on Facebook and IRL (in real life). They are everywhere and their donor family (and budget) is large! Here are the three things they're doing right — and how you can too! Nonprofit-Marketing

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How education protects organizations from fiascos.

YourMembership Blog

United Airlines farce could’ve been alleviated or stopped with some proper employee training. United Airlines recently landed itself into an escalating PR nightmare, and it hasn’t yet left people’s minds or tweets. How could it?

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Your Growing Organization Needs an Online Community

Higher Logic

Online communities aren’t just for enormous, multinational companies -- small organizations need them, too, just as much as the behemoths do. How do communities make sense for small organizations, where every decision -- big or small -- can make a huge difference in your bottom line?

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Is Your Organization Risking Members' Privacy by Connecting on Facebook?

Higher Logic

On the front-end sales line here at Higher Logic, we often hear organizations are happy with using social media platforms as their main line of communication with and between their members. They say to "never build on rented land," but is that always true?

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How to Organize Volunteers to Maximize Impact

Wild Apricot Blog

So, how do you organize your volunteers in a way that maximizes their impact with your organization, and, you know… makes them want to stick it out in the long run? association nonprofit organize VolunteersWith over 62.5 million people volunteering in the US and 12.7 million in Canada, there’s certainly not a shortage volunteers.

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Is your organization mobile app ready?

Aaron Wolowiec

Whether or not your association currently utilizes a mobile app for its annual meeting or as part of a larger, annual engagement strategy, the question remains: Just how ready is your organization to deploy a mobile app?

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#ASAE17 session: Build an experience-driven organization.

YourMembership Blog

The future of organizations fit into an established framework or system, and, if managed well, success followed. The post #ASAE17 session: Build an experience-driven organization. Not long ago, strategy was king. Forecasting, planning and placing smart bets created the power sources within associations and nonprofits. Today, uncertainty is palpable. Planning for next quarter is a challenge; even more difficult is committing to decisions.

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When An Organization Takes a Stand

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

We talked about the timeline for the PR crisis, issues with handling contracts and vendors, and Rich's suggestions for how association executives might best prepare themselves and their organizations for similar problems.

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“Big Food” and Organic

Association Navigator

Be sure to read today’s New York Times Business Section article on organic food. I’m fascinated with organic. It’s important to remember that humans have been farming organically for thousands of years. The expansion of the organic movement is thrilling; unfortunately Ms.

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Does Your Organization Pass the Toothbrush Test?

Reid All About it

How does your organization live up to that test? If not, it’s way past time to research your market, talk to people and find out how you can meet their needs in a way that no other organization can.

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10 email marketing best practices for your organization.

YourMembership Blog

The post 10 email marketing best practices for your organization. In 2015, the Direct Marketing Association (now the Data & Marketing Association) reported email had the highest ROI of any marketing channel. Surely, they must have been on to something. By 2019, the number of registered email accounts is predicted to reach nearly six billion. So much for email becoming a dying breed of marketing. appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Email Marketing

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Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

YourMembership Blog

Businesses and organizations are using this tactic to create brand awareness and drive user engagement. by 2015, 40% of Global 1000 organizations will use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.

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Natural and Organic Products Gaining Popularity in Lawn and Garden Consumables

NonProfit University Blog

CLEVELAND/ July 26, 2018 (STL.News) — Natural and organic lawn and garden consumables are growing in popularity but are expected to remain a niche with less than 10% of overall sales through 2022.

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Is Unlimited PTO Right for Your Organization?

Associations Now

Organizations can benefit, too, since they won’t have to spend staff resources on tracking accrued PTO—or paying it out when an employee leaves the organization. In addition, unlimited PTO can also help organizations to keep their employees.

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Organized Retail Crime Growing, Survey Says

Associations Now

Organized retail crime is a $30 billion issue affecting the retail industry that continues to grow, according to a new study from the National Retail Federation. Organized retail crime is growing because it’s lucrative,” he said.

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What 15 Year-Olds Can Teach Organizations About Content Strategy

Higher Logic

Lack of support from within their own organization’s walls is often mentioned as a communications strategy struggle. She is a key representative of that organization, and she needs true feedback to properly steer her content strategy.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote at STL.News. Business big test compulsory union Influence of organized Jefferson City labor clout labor gets Missouri News Missouri vote mo organized labor public-sector TodayNews U.S.

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ILVER SPRING, Md. | Facebook page’s removal angers Washington protest organizers

NonProfit University Blog

Organizers of a counter-protest of a white supremacist rally in the nation’s capital say they are shocked and upset that Facebook disabled their event’s page this week, saying it had been created by “bad actors” misusing the social media platform. ILVER SPRING, Md.

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How to Attract New Sponsors to Your Organization - Moery Company

The Moery Company

“How can we bring new sponsors into our organization?” We use Data.com, but you can also use Hoovers to sort organizations by SIC code, and the results will help to develop a new list of potential sponsors.

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How to Make Culture, Not Perks, Work For Your Organization

Higher Logic

These types of workplace perks are everywhere these days, but they may actually be harming your organization. These perks are meant to reflect a culture that helps employers recruit and retain top-rate talent to their organizations. How to define your organization's culture.

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Taxonomy, Categories and Sitefinity – Organization Meets Presentation

Vanguard Tech

“Taxonomy – a scheme of classification” One of the most powerful features of the Sitefinity Content Management System is the ability to assign a taxonomy to content, allowing website managers to filter, sort and display content based on a set of defined categories.

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Turning Empathy Inward at Nonprofit Organizations

Beth Kanter's Blog

Since the launch of our book, I’ve been teaching workshops for nonprofits on how to practice self-care and bring a culture of wellbeing into organizations. They are passionate about the organization’s work, but they find it hard to continue while feeling devalued.

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The Link Between Community Managers and Community Organizers

Higher Logic

There’s one crossover we need to add: Community organizing. You are a modern-day community organizer. While online community management is new, community organizing has a long, storied history. How are community management and community organizing similar?

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WASHINGTON News: District Man and Woman Sentenced to Prison Terms For Roles in Regional Drug Trafficking Organization

NonProfit University Blog

have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a narcotics trafficking organization that imported and distributed heroin and other drugs into the Washington, D.C. General Andrea Miller Department of Justice District Man DOJ Drug Trafficking Organization Jessie K.

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Fear vs. innovation: what’s ultimately driving your organization?

YourMembership Blog

The post Fear vs. innovation: what’s ultimately driving your organization? Last week, I participated in ASAE’s inaugural XDP (experience design project) conference. Over 1,200 people attended, and I had the honor of being a team leader, facilitating discussions among a small group throughout the day. The event itself was created to encourage innovation; to get associations to rethink their conferences, breaking out of the ho-hum.

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How Well Do You Know Your Organization's Volunteers?

Higher Logic

Your organization might have members lining up for volunteering opportunities, with event positions always overbooked for help and community discussions and blogs bursting at the seams. These also become examples for organizations to model.

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Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

YourMembership Blog

Co-Evolution and the Member-based Organization. The same is true of the member-based organization. Evolution doesn’t happen in isolation so you don’t want to plan for the future by thinking only of your organization.

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Why Your Organization is Ripe for Design Thinking

Revverberations

As associations evolved from places to solve problems and network with peers, they’ve diversified, relying heavily on selling stuff - research, certification, webinars, education programs, conference registrations, exhibits, sponsorships and more - to make ends meet.

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How will new overtime rules affect your organization?

Aaron Wolowiec

In May, the United States Department of Labor released new overtime rules that will take effect on Dec. Since December will be here before we know it, nonprofits are already making adjustments, as the new rules will have significant implications for the nonprofit sector.

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How will new overtime rules affect your organization?

Aaron Wolowiec

In May, the United States Department of Labor released new overtime rules that will take effect on Dec. Since December will be here before we know it, nonprofits are already making adjustments, as the new rules will have significant implications for the nonprofit sector.

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How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” So take a look at your organization today. But are you a social organization? This will tell you if you really have a social organization.

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Best Cloud-Based AMS and MMS Features for Organizations

GrowthZone

Association Management Software (AMS) offers associations, as well as other member-based organizations, the tools to run their day-to-day operations and provide services to their members. The post Best Cloud-Based AMS and MMS Features for Organizations appeared first on GrowthZone.

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Creating Change Adept Organizations

Wired4Leadership

Not-for-profit organizations, social sector groups and associations are not inherently designed to be nimble. The principles of democracy that underlie the structure of most non-profit organizations are by design slow and deliberative.

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Improving knowledge transfer in your organization in 3 stages

Aaron Wolowiec

Karla Gutierrez, marketing manager and digital strategist, Aura Interactiva. The following guest blog post is adapted from a recent blog post by Karla Gutierrez on SHIFT’s e-Learning blog. Learning transfer is challenging because it’s difficult to predict how each person will respond to a course.

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Improving knowledge transfer in your organization in 3 stages

Aaron Wolowiec

Karla Gutierrez, marketing manager and digital strategist, Aura Interactiva. The following guest blog post is adapted from a recent blog post by Karla Gutierrez on SHIFT’s e-Learning blog. Learning transfer is challenging because it’s difficult to predict how each person will respond to a course.

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Organic Trade Association, Textile Exchange Partner to Advance Organic Fiber

Associations Now

The two groups have formalized a partnership to advance advocacy initiatives as well as educate consumers and manufacturers on the environmental, health, and social justice benefits of organic fiber. We’ve successfully increased organic food growing operations from 12 to 20 percent,” she said.

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The Marketing of Value for your Organization

YourMembership Blog

The post The Marketing of Value for your Organization appeared first on YourMembership.com. A few weeks ago I wrote about perceived member value – the idea that it’s not valuable unless your members perceive it as valuable. But how exactly do you get there? Listen.

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