Are Your Teams Cooperating or Collaborating?

Higher Logic

Managers from different teams work together to determine the requirements, and each team works on the customizations in their area. But when some changes are implemented, it triggers adjustments for other teams. So, cooperation is a type of more passive team activity.

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How Online Communities Help Teams Build a Culture of Collaboration

Higher Logic

According to the Harvard Business Review , before technology made it possible for companies and organizations to connect with large groups of colleagues and stakeholders anywhere in the world in real time, the average team size was around 20 people. Think of a soccer team.

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What Makes a High-Performing Team?

Higher Logic

Whether it was sports teams or other team-oriented extracurriculars, many of us spent a good chunk of our adolescence learning how to function on a team.As No matter what you do professionally, almost everyone needs to work in a team at some point.

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Engaging Your Team in 2015

Mariner

The most common lament we hear (ok it’s tied with “we can’t find volunteers”) is how can we get the volunteers to actually do what they say they will. As we’ve always said here at Mariner, volunteer management is really HR management and so the many principals for motivating employees are relevant

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What Makes a Good Team?

Jamie Notter

We tend to think that putting the smartest, most capable people together on a team is the best decision, but some research I saw reported in the New York Times says otherwise. High IQs of team members was not a predictor of team success.

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Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot Blog

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

What Executive Teams Need Now

Associations Now

Effective teams demand flexibility and creative thinking now. Executives want team players—that’s a truism so true that it hardly bears much attention. So the CEOs who care to assemble teams that possess this kind of flexibility may have to be “chaos pilots” themselves.

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The Anatomy of an Effective Customer Community Team

Higher Logic

The list goes on, which is why customer communities function best with diverse teams that bring together experts from different departments. Putting together this kind of team isn’t easy. Leadership Team. Build a Flexible, Open Community Management Team.

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JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 144: Looking to Replace Your Sales Team? Reconsider. - Moery Company

Moery Company

The post JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 144: Looking to Replace Your Sales Team?

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Meet the Onboarding Team!

MembersClicks

So as a customer, you know that this team takes great care to ensure that your system is all set and your staff is comfortable by the time launch comes around. Introducing, the MemberClicks Onboarding Team!

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Looking to Replace Your Sales Team? You Should take a Second Look - Moery Company

Moery Company

So, before you hire up some newbies to dial for dollars, I encourage you to become part of your sales team for a few weeks. Ensure the team provides you with the entirety of collateral information and tools you’ll need to sell an association membership.

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3 Tips to Improve Your Management Team

Jamie Notter

I think we take management teams for granted, but given the power they have to impact both strategy and culture inside an organization, I think that’s a mistake. I am amazed by how many management teams use the ever-popular meeting design of “sit around a table and talk about things.”

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Leading a Distributed Team: Creating a Rhythm

Mariner

Distributed teams are a common theme for association volunteer leaders as most find they are leading a group of individuals scattered throughout a state, across the US or around the globe.

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Four Reasons Your Marketing Team Needs Community

Higher Logic

But it does mean that your marketing team can learn what makes your members tick and how to bring in more leads. Save ad space for you to promote monthly webinars, large conferences or anything else the marketing team needs to promote -- like a new ebook or brochure launch.

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5 qualities of a successful online learning team.

YourMembership Blog

A gut check to help your association implement a major learning management system or elearning strategic plan. Are you getting ready to implement a major learning management system (LMS) or elearning strategic plan? You can measure your readiness using our scorecard.

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Meet the Operations Team!

MembersClicks

Chances are, as a MemberClicks customer, you haven’t interacted much with anyone on our Operations team - and that’s a shame! Introducing, the MemberClicks Operations Team!

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Meet the Operations Team!

MembersClicks

Chances are, as a MemberClicks customer, you haven’t interacted much with anyone on our Operations team - and that’s a shame! Introducing, the MemberClicks Operations Team!

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Teams Reflect Their Leaders

Association Leaders

We often discuss in this blog that companies are like teams. Successful teams have strategic and inspiring coaching; efficient and hard-working playing and outrageous fans. While teams are like companies in this regard, there are many other similarities. One such similarity is that both teams and companies reflect the attitude and often the personality of their leader. On the other hand, I noticed a team that got down by four points and their coach called a timeout.

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Helping Smart Planning Teams Learn So That Their Conferences Prosper

Velvet Chainsaw

Success today depends upon conference planning teams learning new ways to strategically improve the attendee experience. Our conference planning teams need to become learning teams. Yet most conference organizers and their teams don’t know how to learn.

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5 Ways You Know It’s Time to Grow Your Community Management Team

Higher Logic

Growth can be a predicament for any team in any organization. And if your team can’t keep up with member and program needs, then your community won’t be effective at generating results. Your Ideal Community Management Team. 5 Signs You Need to Add to Your Community Team.

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I'm Not Building a Navy SEAL Team

Eric Lanke

I attend a lot of conferences where the focus is leadership and how to build and lead effective teams. One common type of speaker I see at these conferences is someone retired from the military (an ex-Navy SEAL Team member was the latest example), talking about their own experiences with team-building and team leadership. I''m not building or leading a Navy SEAL team. image source Quick rant this week.

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How to Keep an Executive Team on Track

Associations Now

According to one recent study from the Bridgespan Group , C-suites are often divisive places: Only a fourth of executive team members say they agreed that their CEO “effectively addresses team dynamics and performance challenges.”

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Want a Cohesive Team? Focus on Individuals

Jamie Notter

We all want cohesive teams, and to get them, I hear a lot about shared vision. The leader is responsible for providing a clear vision for the team, and once everyone is on board with this singular vision, the team performance starts to flow.

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Do You Energize Your Team?

Association Leaders

Today Leadership Freak had an interesting post about what leaders do to energize (and sometimes de-energize) their teams. What kinds of things can leaders do to ignite fires in their team and keep those fires burning? Also, what should leaders do to avoid putting out the fires in their team? What do you do to “Keep the fire burnin’” among your team? I read several business related blogs. One of them is called Leadership Freak, written by Dan Rockwell.

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Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Archive Team

Thanks For Playing

Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. Archive Team to the rescue. To quote from their website: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history and digital heritage. Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008.

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5 People You Need on Your Association's Online Community Management Team

Socious

According to research from The Community Roundtable , “investing sufficiently in community teams so that the community is integrated across functional areas of the organization” increases both visibility with, and value to, the organization.”.

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Bill MacDonald Joins the Velvet Chainsaw Team

Velvet Chainsaw

We’re excited to welcome Bill MacDonald, Vice President, Analysis & Insights to the Velvet Chainsaw Consulting team starting November 2, 2015. VCC will now a team member in Michigan. Bill is a well-known addition to the VCC team.

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Leading a Distributed Team: One Email to Write

Mariner

One commonality among association volunteer leaders is the nature of the teams they lead: distributed. Leading a distributed team presents challenges that many of us don’t have in our day-to-day jobs (although this is increasingly changing) so it’s a skill we need to help volunteers build.

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JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 133: Four Characteristics of a Winning Sales Team, with SVP Mike Thomas - Moery Company

Moery Company

Association membership sales is a dynamic process and requires a specialized approach by your team. Mike, a seasoned sales professional with more than two decades of success, shares four essential characteristics of a winning sales team.

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Meet the Help Team!

MembersClicks

Everyone, meet the Help team! Not all heroes wear capes. These Clickers are kind, patient, and so dedicated that they come in early, stay late, and work weekends with smiles on their faces. They always go the extra mile and collaborate so seamlessly, they notify each other before stepping away for even 5 minutes. All of this, in the name of ensuring that you receive a quick, effective solution and can get on with your day.

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STEVE CARROLL JOINS THE TEAM AT THE PORTAGE GROUP

Portage Group

The Portage Group) – The Portage Group is pleased to welcome Steve Carroll, CAE, as an Independent Associate to their team. We are excited about Steve becoming a key part of The Portage Group team,” said Geoffrey Thacker, Executive Partner, Research and Strategy with The Portage Group.

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Meet the Marketing Team!

MembersClicks

Whenever you see the MemberClicks brand, your first experience always begins with our Marketing team. Each member of our Marketing team uniquely strives to ensure MemberClicks remains shockingly refreshing to each and every one of you. Because they take it personally! This ranges from designing our brand and organizing our industry presence to brainstorming new relevant content ideas and analyzing industry trends. MC Insider

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6 Team Building Activities Your Team Won’t Hate

MembersClicks

Team building. That said, team building does have its place, whether you’re trying to build a new team or strengthen an existing one. The trick, though, is finding activities your team won’t hate. When people hear that phrase, they often roll their eyes.

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The HighRoad Team Take on Digital Summit DC 2018

HighRoad Solution

In the final weeks of summer, the HighRoad client services team de scended onto Walter E. Washington Convention Center to connect with area digital marketers and those traveling from all over the country.

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Creating an Advocacy Program from Scratch: A Q&A with Higher Logic’s Marketing and Community Teams

Higher Logic

Our community management team was interested in finding people to participate in mentoring. Advocates are five times more valuable than average customers because they spend more on products and increase product purchases, according to Advocate Marketing.

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Building the Best Team: Curation not Creation.

Association Success

A good team is more than the sum of its parts. Choose your best team, not your best individuals”. Assembling a volunteer team is, I believe, about more than the sum of its individual parts. A strong and successful team should be curated rather than created – and this means thinking carefully about each member as a specific piece of the puzzle, picking the best person for a particular job rather than hunting for especially engaged volunteers more generally.

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What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth Kanter's Blog

Sarah Mapes is the Director of Communications Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved and she also coordinates a team that shares updates through this profile as well as their individual profiles.

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Barriers to Team Effectiveness

.orgCommunity

But what makes for effective teams? Our recent Leadership Summit featured a team effectiveness session led by association executive John Forbes. One thing we learned is how rare a truly effective team is. From : Blog Entry >> Doug's Blog Entry It is a truism that teamwork is important to achieve organizational goals. orgCommunity has been exploring that issue. John also led a subsequent.orgCommunity 30 on Thursday webinar on the same topic.

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Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

But I want to be clear: At NBOA, our success is such a team effort, which makes it all the better. We all know that it took every person on our staff team to get where we are today. We’ve been able to grow that team so we can share successes with more people.

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How to Change Workplace Culture One Team at a Time

Association Success

However, it is possible to look at culture on a more micro level, which can be important when trying to make significant change at the team level. In 2010, I was brought in as leader of the communications team at the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) when the association was undergoing an overhaul. I knew that to accomplish the mandate I had been given by leadership, our team would need to make some significant culture shifts.

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Building a Modern Marketing Dream Team eBook

Informz

Marketing teams have a lot of pressure on them to keep their audience engaged. Many marketing teams find themselves asking: Do I have the resources to market effectively in today’s world? What is the best way to structure our team to meet our goals?

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