Learning about Soyfoods, a Book Review

Association Navigator

Uncategorized Association Management Books soyfoods book reviewJohn H. The Skinny on Soy. By Marie Oser. Learning about soyfoods is on the top of my list these days.

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Tips for Association Employee Reviews

GrowthZone

It’s important not to wait until the review to communicate with an about performance improvements. Better yet, consider doing an informal feedback session for a type of mid-year review just to check in on goals. Employee evaluations don’t have to be unpleasant.

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Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

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Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth Kanter's Blog

Last month I was lucky enough to run into Maia Duerr who participated in Wake’s Tech2EmpowerUSA at a workshop I was facilitating on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit. Maia Duerr recently published a book called “ Work that Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention.”

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5 membership management software metrics to constantly review.

YourMembership Blog

The post 5 membership management software metrics to constantly review. How often are you looking at your membership management metrics? At my last association, we looked at metrics every day. We even had a visualization room where anyone in the organization can visibly see how we were trending. It enabled the entire staff to start thinking how their individual job impacted our outcomes. You may. appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Retention Data Managemen

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Review Gate

Golden's Rules for Association

Give the Metropolitan Opera credit. When its leadership screws up, they do it on a truly operatic scale. The Met is a nonprofit, structured in a manner not unlike many associations. There is the parent organization, the opera company, that delivers the core value to its membership (audience). And there is its educational foundation, the [.]. Association Advocacy The Nature of Associations association journals censorship leadership Transparency

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Thinking About an Organizational Review?

Portage Group

By Alan Ward The thought of conducting an organizational review shouldn’t give anyone reason for sweaty palms. There is little time to stop and take stock … and that’s precisely why you have to think about doing the organizational review in the first place. Keep it Simple!

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Lucky 13: Mariner's Year in Review

Mariner

Who says 13 is an unlucky number? Not the three of us at Mariner! Year 13 was our best year yet. It was also our busiest. And it was chock full of firsts. Probably the coolest thing about last year was how lucky we were to try new things and work with some awesome new clients

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Celebrating 2017 Communities, New and Old: Higher Logic’s Year in Review

Higher Logic

It’s been an eventful year to say the least, with our team and product expanding to cover everything from engagement and collaboration to automation. It’s clear we had a lot to celebrate in 2017, and now have plenty to be thankful for as we reflect during the holiday season.

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NEW YORK | DOJ opens review of Hollywood antitrust regulations

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK — Signaling that the antitrust regulations that have governed movie distribution for the last seven decades may be ripe for revision, the Department of Justice on Thursday opened a review of the famed Paramount Decrees.

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Book Review: Fierce Loyalty

Jamie Notter

I’m halfway through several good business books right now, but I was able to squeeze in a small but very good book this week that is worthy of a review. Fierce Loyalty: Unlocking the DNA of Wildly Successful Communities. by Sarah Robinson. Hayfield Publishing, 2012.

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Book Review: Joy, Inc.

Jamie Notter

Joy, Inc.: How We Built A Workplace People Love. by Richard Sheridan. Portfolio/Penguin, 2013. This book is by Richard Sheridan, who is the CEO of Menlo Innovations , a software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They’ve been covered by Inc. ,

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Why the Performance Review Is Worth Saving

Associations Now

As brain-shatteringly hard-to-resolve mental challenges go, the employee performance review seems to be right up there with the trolley problem and the nature of consciousness. When companies eliminate reviews,” they write, “managers actually devote less time to performance management.”.

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Think Check-Ins, Not Performance Reviews

Associations Now

Annual performance reviews are dead. Last year Harvard Business Review highlighted Deloitte’s efforts to adopt a check-in format, which involved asking team leaders to hold weekly check-ins with employees.

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TAOS, N.M | Evidence of child abuse at New Mexico compound under review

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading TAOS, N.M | Evidence of child abuse at New Mexico compound under review at STL.News. New Mexico compound remote compound School Shooting TAOS TodayNews under reviewTAOS, N.M. —

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Book Review: Small Giants

Jamie Notter

As you can see, this is not a new book–bordering on 10 years old–but it’s worth a review, because it has some really good ideas in it, backed by good research. Small Giants: Companies that Choose to Be Great Instead of Big. by Bo Burlingham. Portfolio, 2005.

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Scaling Up Excellence (Review)

Jamie Notter

I am particularly excited to review this book because I had the privilege to get an advance copy from the authors (it doesn’t actually go on sale until tomorrow). Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less. By Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao. Crown Business, 2014.

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Book Review: Do Lead

Jamie Notter

Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Achieve the impossible. by Les McKeown. Do Book Co, 2014. In Chapter 3 of Humanize , Maddie and I take to task the authors, experts, and even “gurus” on the topic of leadership.

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Book Review: The Imagination Gap

Beth Kanter's Blog

My colleague Brian Reich has just published a new book, The Imagination Gap. I’ve known Brian for over ten years and he is a brilliant strategist for executive leaders and global brands – nonprofits, startups, and political organizations.

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NEW YORK | Ex-judge: Michael Cohen raid items privilege review is over

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK — An ex-judge reviewing over 4 million items seized from President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer for attorney-client privilege says her work is finished. Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-judge: Michael Cohen raid items privilege review is over at STL.News.

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Should You Conduct a Business Process Review?

Associations Now

A look at the ins and outs of a business process review—and why an association might consider conducting one. are integral to the overall success of an organization—and a business process review is a great tool for getting those answers. “A What does a business process review look like?

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December Update: A Year In Review

Wild Apricot Blog

In this month’s update, Dmitry Buterin reflects on his time at Wild Apricot and gives a month-by-month overview of the features we launched this year

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Book Review: Delivering Happiness

Jamie Notter

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose. by Tony Hsieh. Business Plus, 2010. The online retailer Zappos is arguably the premiere poster-child for company culture in today’s business world.

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MOSCOW | The Latest: VAR review gives France lead; Aussies equalize

NonProfit University Blog

France has been awarded a penalty following a VAR review and scored to take the lead against Australia. Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: VAR review gives France lead; Aussies equalize at STL.News. MOSCOW — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 2:20 p.m.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St. defend Jordan

NonProfit University Blog

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of U.S. Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St.

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LOS ANGELES  | Hardwick will resume NBC roles after assault claim review

NonProfit University Blog

LOS ANGELES — Chris Hardwick’s career is getting back on track after a review of sexual assault allegations made by a former girlfriend. Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Hardwick will resume NBC roles after assault claim review at STL.News.

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Should the Annual Review Be a Thing of the Past?

Association Adviser

The annual performance review: It’s a source of dread and anxiety for managers and employees alike. Let’s be honest, annual reviews have not kept up with the pace of change in the workplace. The post Should the Annual Review Be a Thing of the Past?

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2017 New Idea Search: #2 Member Year in Review

Mariner

When the email arrived, I was curious. How did my year size up? Well, if the email had come from ASAE, it would have definitely looked way fuller! So naturally I thought, this would have been cool if my association had done this - an idea

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WASHINGTON | Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and “review” highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.

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NEW YORK  | Campbell Soup CEO out, strategic review under way

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK — The top executive at Campbell Soup will retire and the company is undergoing a strategic review as it tries to revive sales that have been under pressure from due to shifting American tastes. General Campbell Soup CEO New York strategic review TodayNews

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Still Struggling with Performance Reviews

Jamie Notter

I’ve recently come across another battery of articles full of fist-shaking at performance reviews. Microsoft just dumped its “forced ranking” policy , although apparently Yahoo just added it , and Adobe has gotten rid of performance reviews altogether!

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Still Trying to Figure Out Performance Reviews

Jamie Notter

There is an article in the April Harvard Business Review by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall about how they have transformed the Performance management system at Deloitte.

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter's Blog

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.

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Periodic Goal Review

YourMembership Blog

Periodic Goal Review. It’s also shown me that taking time to periodically review what is (or isn’t) working is valuable to the overall success of the goal. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Technology. Management Team. Partner Programs.

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Natural Symbiosis: Review Culture and Our Associations

Association Success

I know what I need, and it isn’t a salesperson.” * According to recent research from Wake Forest University, B2B decision making is increasingly being informed by customer reviews. This mixture of expert objectivity on the one hand, and mutual respect and trust on the other, makes associations incredibly well placed to leverage this trend in B2B buying habits, and offer their members trusted review sites laser-focused on their business niche.

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Book Review - Business Storytelling for Dummies

Association Subculture

I typically don''t do book reviews (especially for friends and colleagues) since I am not good at filtering myself and I don''t do puff pieces.

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Share Your Members’ “Year in Review”

Associations Now

Businesses like Marriott, Spotify, and Facebook are using “year in review” campaigns to connect and engage with users, customers, and members. One example, says Peggy Hoffman, CAE, president of Mariner Management and Marketing, is the “member year in review” note.

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Is There a Better Way to Conduct Performance Reviews?

Associations Now

A look at how NACE International swapped its annual performance reviews for monthly self-evaluations and check-ins. There’s nothing that brings together a boss and an employee more than the annual performance review. What are you doing to refresh performance reviews at your association?

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People Powered Communities in 2015: Higher Logic's Year in Review

Higher Logic

The holidays are a great time to reflect on all of the year’s hard work, and what we’ve accomplished together in 2015. I’d like to brag about a few outstanding goals Higher Logic (and our clients!) achieved this year. Automation Rules.Ruled.

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WASHINGTON | US general reviewing Trump’s year-old Afghan war strategy

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | US general reviewing Trump’s year-old Afghan war strategy at STL.News. military operations US general reviewing WashingtonWASHINGTON — The general overseeing U.S.

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