Tue.Jul 17, 2018

You’re Incredibly Busy – But You Need to Make Time for the Business Skills that Will Keep Your Community Going

Higher Logic

I’ll be honest—I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a couple of weeks, but I’ve just been so busy.

Don’t Be Fooled by Correlations

Jamie Notter

The HR world loves correlations. Every conference I go to, and every cool HR tool I see shows me some awesome statistic that connects whatever they are hawking to dramatic results. For example, I saw this in an infographic put out, not surprisingly, by an employee engagement software company: “Companies with higher employee engagement achieved 2.5x the revenues of competitors with lower engagement.”. That seems pretty cool, right? Like you should double down on your efforts to improve engagement.

We’re Hiring! Seeking a New Moery Business Development Manager - Moery Company

The Moery Company

Job Information: Business Development Manager. Location : Alexandria, VA. Job Status : Full-Time Employee. Job Category : Sales/Business Development. Career Level : College degree. 1 – 3 years of successful sales experience. Industries : Consulting firm for trade associations.

Lucro Announces Release of AI-Driven Solution for Commercial Real Estate Loan Servicers

NonProfit University Blog

CHICAGO/ July 17, 2018 (STL.News). Lucro, a leading provider of artificial intelligence for the commercial real estate industry, announces the release of its Servicing and Asset Management (SAM) platform for commercial loan servicers. “We’re

Incrementalism for Our Associations

Smooth The Path

Have you seen the video of all of the failed landing attempts by SpaceX rocket? Go ahead; I will wait [this YouTube video is funny, only slightly more than 2 minutes long, and it is safe for the office].

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Congratulations to Our “What’s Your Why?” Winner!

MembersClicks

In June, we announced a contest called “What’s Your Why?” to talk about your “why” - or, your passion. The reason you stay late, volunteer, and go the extra mile for your organization. In other words, what makes you and your colleagues tick? Over the course of the month we received nearly 30 submissions from association and chamber professionals from across the country. Thank you for all of your amazing submissions, it was truly a tough decision to choose a winner!

HOCKESSIN, Del | Report touts progress, but riot survivor blames officials

NonProfit University Blog

HOCKESSIN, Del. Patricia May had a feeling of dread when she reported to work at Delaware’s maximum-security prison last year. For months, she’d worried about her safety after being assigned to C Building at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. As she walked to her office Feb.

Shifting your digital focus to unlock potential

Association Success

When it comes to digital technologies, we should be re-directing our focus from operations to community value to see the whole picture. Association leaders need to shift their focus from looking at how digital technologies can make their operations easier, to concentrating on gaining clarity about their community’s needs to do better in their careers. Associations view themselves as different from for-profit corporations. True, they are mission driven, not profit driven.

New York News: Brooklyn, Owner of Queens Construction Company, Rafal Ziolkowski Indicted for Tax Evasion

NonProfit University Blog

Defendant Allegedly Failed to Pay Approximately $650,000 in Federal Taxes. Brooklyn, N.Y. – An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Rafal Ziolkowski, the owner of Oliwa Construction, Inc.,

The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

Is your LMS provider stuck in a rut? Are you using a 20th century system in the 21st century? If your LMS isn’t moving forward with you, it might mean it’s going downhill. The next time you select a new learning platform, one of the factors to consider is the vendor’s LMS roadmap. LMS roadmap: are promises delivered? A product roadmap is the vendor’s plan for their software’s continual improvement.

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WASHINGTON News: School Owner, Michelle Stevens Pleads Guilty to Bribing Public Official at VA Program for Disabled Military Veterans

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON – The owner of Eelon Training Academy (“Eelon”), a privately owned, non-accredited school purporting to specialize in digital media courses, pleaded guilty today to bribing a public official at the U.S.

Gettin' Down in Chi-Town: Your #ASAE18 City Guide

MembersClicks

We’re almost exactly a month out from the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2018 Annual Meeting , and this year, it’s being held in Chicago! Now one of our values here at MemberClicks is “work hard, play hard,” and you better believe we’re planning on playing hard in the Windy City! We encourage you to do the same, and in fact, here are a few things to check out if/when you have a little downtime: ASAE Small Staff Chatter

LONDON | UK’s May faces fresh revolt over Brexit trade bill vote

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced more rebellion in Parliament on Tuesday over her plans for the country’s exit from the European Union, with lawmakers voting on a Brexit trade bill a day after she narrowly avoided a parliamentary defeat.

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Missouri News: DHSS remains committed to working with partners to ensure continuation of the Time Critical Diagnosis System

NonProfit University Blog

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is working with partners, including hospitals, providers and emergency medical service professionals to ensure funding for the Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) System will remain steady moving forward.

MADRID | Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

NonProfit University Blog

MADRID — A migrant aid group has accused Libya’s coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including a woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the shores of the North African nation.

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WYOMING | Wyoming conservation partners unite for habitat projects

NonProfit University Blog

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in collaboration with many partners, invested $5.7 million in direct on-the-ground contributions for habitat projects in 2017 to make sure all of the more than 800 species in Wyoming remain for future generations.

SAN FRANCISCO | Why is Facebook keen on robots? It’s just the future of AI

NonProfit University Blog

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways.

New York News: South African Man, Ziyaya Mtola Sentenced For Assaulting A Federal Officer With Feces

NonProfit University Blog

CONTACT: Barbara Burns. PHONE: (716) 843-5817. FAX #: (716) 551-3051. BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr.

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France | Van Avermaet extends Tour lead as Sky bides its time

NonProfit University Blog

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France — Facing the climbing prowess of Chris Froome’s Team Sky, Greg Van Avermaet expected to lose his lead of the Tour de France on the first day in the mountains.

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New York News: California Man, Thomas Williams Pleads Guilty For His Role In Cross Country Methamphetamine Ring

NonProfit University Blog

CONTACT: Barbara Burns. PHONE: (716) 843-5817. FAX #: (716) 551-3051. ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Thomas Williams, 57, of California City, California, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W.

New York News: Kingsmen Member, Jack Wood Pleads Guilty To Rico Conspiracy

NonProfit University Blog

CONTACT: Barbara Burns. PHONE: (716) 843-5817. FAX #: (716) 551-3051. BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jack Wood, 47, of Buffalo, NY, pleaded guilty to RICO conspiracy before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

ATLANTA | Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

NonProfit University Blog

ATLANTA — Even six months later, there was no way for Kirby Smart to dodge the question. The Georgia coach just knew he’d be asked if he has recovered from the Bulldogs’ loss to Alabama in the national championship game.

New York News: Schuele Boys Gang Member, Antwon Steward Sentenced For His Role In Cocaine Conspiracy

NonProfit University Blog

CONTACT: Barbara Burns. PHONE: (716) 843-5817. FAX #: (716) 551-3051. BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr.

NEW YORK | Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK— Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party who is sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal. Penguin Press announced Tuesday that Harris’ “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey” will come out Jan. 8, 2019.

SAN FRANCISCO | States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

NonProfit University Blog

SAN FRANCISCO — California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday in which the states asked U.S.

St Louis Local News: Armenian Vipers Born at Saint Louis Zoo

NonProfit University Blog

World Snake Day is today, July 16. Visitor activities and Keeper Chats at Herpetarium 1-3 p.m. National Zookeeper Week continues through July 21.

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

NonProfit University Blog

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods doesn’t feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Woods is back at the British Open for the first time in three years, and he believes his confidence and his chances of winning are getting better as the year goes on.

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Advantage Engineers to Sponsor Bisnow Baltimore-Washington Industrial & Logistics Forecast

NonProfit University Blog

MECHANICSBURG, Pa./ July 17, 2018 (STL.News).

MOSCOW | Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar’s execution

NonProfit University Blog

MOSCOW — Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family.

NEW YORK | Goldman Sachs’ 2Q profits jump 44 percent, helped by trading

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs says profits jumped 44 percent in the second quarter compared with a year ago, driven by the investment bank’s core franchises: advising companies on mergers, acquisitions and other deals, and its trading business.

LONDON | Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON— Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela.

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Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Scores Listing for One-of-a-kind, Locally-designed Home at Tetherow Golf Club

NonProfit University Blog

BEND, Ore./ July 17, 2018 (STL.News). Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty brokers score listing for incomparably designed home on the signature 17th hole at one of Bend’s most desirable locations, Tetherow Golf Club. The owners of the $3.9

BEIRUT | Syria rescue group says 10 killed in airstrike on shelter

NonProfit University Blog

BEIRUT — Dozens of Syrians marched toward the frontier with the Israel-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday fleeing the Syrian government offensive in southwestern Syria. The displaced waved white flags at the Israeli soldiers before they turned back, according to activists.

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MINNESOTA | Outdoor skills workshop for women scheduled for Sept. 14-16

NonProfit University Blog

MINNESOTA– Women can hike to spectacular views of autumn colors and Lake Superior on the horizon during a three-day fall workshop that teaches a variety of outdoor skills through the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.