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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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

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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Successful Volunteer Teams Have These Four Types of People

Wild Apricot Blog

There are four types of people, or personas that make for successful volunteer teams. volunteering volunteer-teamsI'll guide you through each of their motivations, which tasks they're best suited for, their behaviors, strengths, and opportunities.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 Unique Ways to Build Team Spirit

Associations Now

Forget the company picnic and the humdrum holiday party; invest in a team-building opportunity that will promote employee collaboration, engagement, and retention. If team spirit in your office is lagging, here are three unique ideas for building camaraderie.

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

The 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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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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Why Building Teams Doesn’t Always Result in Teamwork

Associations Now

None of that is necessarily a bad thing; there’s plenty of research out there celebrating the virtues of giving workers stretch goals, mixing up teams, busting silos, sharing knowledge across the organization, and otherwise shaking up how work gets done.

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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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4 Characteristics of an Outstanding Sales Team - Moery Company

The Moery Company

Association membership sales is a dynamic process and requires a specialized approach by your team. With this in mind, for a successful membership recruitment effort – the successful sales team must possess 4 key characteristics: #1 Most importantly, the team is organized.

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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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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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Your Education Team Needs an Association Intrapreneur

WBT Systems

The post Your Education Team Needs an Association Intrapreneur appeared first on WBT Systems. Are you feeling restless at work? Itching to have a positive impact on your association and industry? Worried your online learning programs might be losing their edge? Maybe you look at entrepreneurs and think, “Now, that’s the life. The drive, the passion, why can’t I have that?” Here’s the thing: you can. You don’t have to leave your job for the wild risky ride of entrepreneurship.

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Wildlife Society, Bee Protection Program Team Up

Associations Now

The Wildlife Society and the Feed a Bee program have teamed up to make and keep life sweet for honey bees. The post Wildlife Society, Bee Protection Program Team Up appeared first on Associations Now

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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. I was on the team that pitched making a change with NACUBO’s job board to our senior staff. The post Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort by Kelly Clark first appeared on AssociationAdviser.com.

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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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22 Lessons for Association Team Leaders

GrowthZone

They say a team isn’t defined by their ability to work together, but their trust in each other. High-functioning organizations have balanced accountability systems with high levels of trust among the team. The boss sets the trust tone for the 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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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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Meeting Activities to Foster Team-Building

Associations Now

Looking to build better bonds between meeting attendees or even your association’s staff team? Here are some outside-the-box team-building activities to consider. So, why not try a culinary-based team-building activity or competition?

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Inside Effective Association Staff and Board Teams

Smooth The Path

When we hear filtered comments or half-truths in staff or board meetings, we know we have to make all the team members feel safer. The secret characteristic of successful association staff teams. Professionals tell each other half truths all the time.

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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 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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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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Does Your Membership Team Have Ninja-Like Reflexes?

Associations Now

Here’s what membership teams can learn from the sport’s mind-body connection. Scheeler will teach a few beginner moves designed to increase your flexibility (no experience required) and explain Parkour’s deeper philosophy, one that can apply to membership teams.

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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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