TEDx Raleigh: Local Ideas Worth Spreading

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Tomorrow I’m spending the morning at TEDx Raleigh , an independently organized TED event. TEDx Raleigh runs all day but I’m leaving at lunch to go camping at the beach – unfortunate timing but it’s no fun to set up camp in the dark.

Blogging Live from TEDx Raleigh

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I’m live blogging from TEDx Raleigh this morning. TEDx Raleigh is an independently organized TED-like event. Back in Raleigh, one mile from the Capitol, he built a coop. Soon the kids didn’t want to return to Raleigh. I’ll be posting notes as each speaker finishes. I’ve never done this before and will probably get distracted, so bear with me.

HB2 Costing North Carolina Business, Convention Bureaus Warn

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The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau says it has lost $3.1 Among those that have cancelled is the Community Transportation Association of America, which was to hold its 2018 annual meeting in the Raleigh region.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

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Location: Clouds Brewing, 126 N West Street, Raleigh NC. Location: Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh NC. Spring is the perfect time to nurture your professional growth. You can start doing that by setting aside one hour a week for you.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

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AENC FUEL Meetup (Raleigh NC). Raleigh, NC. – What Young Professionals Can Do in Our Communities to Make a Difference (AENC Young Professionals/FUEL Round Table – Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh, NC. Locations: Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC or Myrtle Beach SC.

Funding Initiative to Support Black-Owned Businesses Hits the Local Level

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cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, and Raleigh, North Carolina. The Association for Enterprise Opportunity, continuing its three-year Tapestry Project, has launched “action labs” in five cities to support black-owned businesses.

Why Diversity and Inclusion Needs to Guide Credit Unions Moving Forward

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While the principles touch on fairness, openness, and democracy, there is no principle that comes out and openly touts the idea of inclusion and diversity,” said Smith, who also serves as CEO of the Local Government Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, N.C.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.30.16

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Location: FirstPoint Management Resources, 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite #102, Raleigh, NC. Location: Raleigh, NC. The four-hour work week is a myth, despite what Tim Ferris says, but thankfully the four-day work week isn’t.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.11.17

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– AENC CEO Round Table/Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Look out associations, now that LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft, you can expect it to become a professional development and networking behemoth.

CompTIA Study Finds Tech Hubs Where You Wouldn’t Expect Them

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Topping the list overall were two cities in North Carolina—Charlotte and Raleigh. While both had smaller numbers of job listings than more prominent metro areas such as Washington, DC, they made up for it by having cost-of-living levels that were much more modest—adjusted for hourly earnings, Charlotte and Raleigh ranked fourth and third, respectively.

3 Reasons for Brain Drain—and 3 Possible Solutions

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As Bloomberg noted last year , this is particularly problematic in cities with larger urban areas nearby—such as Hanford, California, within shouting distance of both Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, and Danville, Virginia, near the tech hotbed of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.16.17

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Mobile Apps: AENC Meeting Planners Round Table (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

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Already, some cities within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia, such as Raleigh, North Carolina , and Baltimore , are seeing ways to turn the HQ2 decision into a net positive.

You’ve Got to Read This: October 4, 2011

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They’re from Raleigh! If you’re behind in your blog reading, like I am, let me help you out by suggesting a few of my recent favorites. Three of these bloggers have something in common, can you figure out what it is? Long ago I stopped trying to keep up with Facebook changes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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AENC CAE Study Group (Raleigh NC). Raleigh, NC. The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… We’re all Equif*cked. I swiped that word from TechCrunch —it’s a gem.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.26.17

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AENC Membership Roundtable (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

Reads of the Week: February 22, 2013

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Last night I went to Ignite Raleigh where the speakers, including a few of my friends, delivered a mix of inspiration, entertainment and education. Jeff holds a special place in my heart because he arranged a welcome lunch for me when I moved to Raleigh. Even better, the nonprofit partner for the evening was one of my favorite organizations: the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. One of the original founders of the Triangle’s Ignite movement is Jeff Cohen.

Military Groups, CVBs Feeling Pinched by Meeting Cutbacks

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While trying to find a less costly location for its Winter Symposium, previously held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, AUSA came close to securing an agreement with the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (GRCVB)—but that was before the sequester.

Meet You in Nashville: Celebrating Craft Beer at #ASAE14

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I love the Flying Saucer in Raleigh and I definitely loved the one I ended up in with a bunch of friends in Nashville. I always have high hopes of getting to a lot of breweries when I’m at a conference, but it rarely happens.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.5.17

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AENC Technology Roundtable (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… “I’ll do that but not right now.”. How many times do you say that? What usually happens? Right, you never do it. You don’t schedule it.

The Social Network Your Social Network Should Be Like

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In the past two weeks alone, police departments in Milwaukee and Raleigh, North Carolina , have scored agreements with Nextdoor to use the service in tracking local crime concerns.

Blogging Elsewhere: March 2011

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I first met Jen Newmeyer, who is the Food Bank’s social media person, at a Raleigh tweet-up last year. I’ve been cheating on my blog again. Here are some of my posts on other blogs — Avectra and Socialfish. Yes, You Can Be Private in Public.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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AENC Membership Round Table (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today. Here’s one of the many smart things he said: “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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AENC Membership Round Table (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today. Here’s one of the many smart things he said: “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.16.16

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Location: 18 Seaboard Restaurant , Raleigh, NC. What’s on your mind this week?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.2.17

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AENC Affiliate Roundtable (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… Countdown time to AMS Fest!! I’m looking forward to spending a few days next week talking and thinking about association technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? Don’t you want to know?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.10.17

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AENC CEO Think Tank (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh, NC. How often do you find yourself doing something that’s at odds with what’s best for you? Something you do to check out and ignore what the best truest part of you would do. Maybe you’re procrastinating.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. My Valentine wish: Love reign o’er all of you. Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. My Valentine wish: Love reign o’er all of you. Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week.

Reads of the Week: April 19, 2013

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I spent Monday and Tuesday at the Digital Marketing for Business conference at the Raleigh Convention Center. First… Oh, Boston, you’re my home. Dirty Water by The Standells (video) my favorite by Mission of Burma didn’t seem appropriate right now.

Conference Circuit: Psychology Meeting Gathers the Field’s Best Minds

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August 3-6: Focused on “promoting the teaching and learning of sustainable agriculture,” the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association will host its sixth national conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Reads of the Week: April 12, 2013

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Now that the Avectra Users & Developers Conference, ASAE Great Ideas and digitalNOW are behind me, the only one left, for now, is Digital Marketing for Business on Monday and Tuesday at the Raleigh Convention Center.

The Power of Chatty Friends

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It means I was in the Food Bank’s HUGE Raleigh warehouse full of boxes of all kinds of food — fruit, vegetables, eggs, bread, Mt Olive pickles, peanut butter, water, you name it — on towering shelves that reach up to the ceiling.

Reads of the Week: October 5, 2012

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Last weekend I discovered a poem by Raleigh poet Dorianne Laux. I’ve fallen in love with poetry! You knew it would happen eventually. Yes, I had a dalliance with Yeats when I was much younger – it was during my romantic Irish phase – but we drifted apart.

Reads of the Week: September 7, 2012

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In an effort to raise awareness, funds, and food as part of Hunger Action Month , starting at 6pm tonight, the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will stream live online for 24 hours from their warehouse in Raleigh. I lead off this week with a request to your heart. And wallet.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.14.16

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Location: downtown Raleigh, NC. This week’s list is full of learning opportunities—webinars, Blab chat, luncheon and brown bag. If you can’t attend a live webinar, go ahead and register if the topic interests you. Most webinar hosts send a link to the recording to all registrants.

Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies

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Third Space Studio based in Durham, North Carolina collected and analyzed the survey while BC/DC Ideas , a Raleigh based communications firm, designed the report and infographic. This post originally appeared on BC/DC Ideas. ———-.

New blogs of note

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She's currently making a move to Raleigh, NC and her personal blog is at Reid All About It. Just wanted to let you know about four new bloggers I have had the distinct pleasure of getting to know recently.

Are Zip Lines Safe? Industry Faces New Questions Following Girl’s Death

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I realize there is human error, and I realize there are accidents,” Davis told the Raleigh News & Observer. A fatal zip-line accident involving a 12-year-old girl in North Carolina has legislators talking regulation at the state level.