Thankful: Channeling Virginia Woolf

Reid All About it

Virginia Woolf would be pleased. “As you sit down with your loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, what is one thing you’ll be especially thankful for?” ” Only one thing? But there are so many things I’m thankful for.

Yes, Virginia, there are gaps between member expectations and association technology.

YourMembership Blog

The post Yes, Virginia, there are gaps between member expectations and association technology. The way we connect, communicate, learn and shop is ever-changing. Consequently, your association members have a heightened level of expectation for flexibility, convenience and personalization in everything they do. But, association experiences are struggling to keep up with these growing member expectations.

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Food Truck Association Cooks Up Successful Legislation in Virginia

Associations Now

Members of the DC, Maryland, and Virginia Food Truck Association led the push in Richmond for food trucks to return to the commonwealth. That’s because Virginia Gov. The post Food Truck Association Cooks Up Successful Legislation in Virginia appeared first on Associations Now

Why a Virginia Advocacy Group Is Recording Legislative Committee Hearings

Associations Now

Progress Virginia’s Eyes on Richmond project, developed as a workaround to the state’s decision not to record committee hearings itself for public consumption, is an effort at “radical transparency” in legislation, according to the group.

Santa Associations: Yes, Virginia, They Exist, and They Aren’t Always Pretty

Associations Now

The post Santa Associations: Yes, Virginia, They Exist, and They Aren’t Always Pretty appeared first on Associations Now $ 30 The median hourly pay for a mall Santa, according to PayScale statistics reported by CNBC. The piece notes that “freelance” Santas can make even more.

Virginia Shooting Highlights Safety Concerns for TV News Crews

Associations Now

” Gardner has also served on the board of the Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Associations in the television news industry had safety concerns before this week’s murder of a Virginia TV reporter and cameraman, which aired on live television.

Join Jeff for P.I./TMA Resources Executive Breakfast on March 6 in Alexandria, Virginia

Principled Innovation

This free breakfast session will be held at the headquarters of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) in Alexandria, Virginia, and registration for this event is now open. TMA Resources , located in Vienna, Virginia, provides member-centric organizations with the software solutions, services and partners that help keep their members and other constituents returning to them to find information, collaborate, learn and communicate with their communities.

Santa Associations: Yes, Virginia, They Exist, and They Aren’t Always Pretty

Associations Now

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How Do You Get to The Executive Director Position? Listen, Question and Learn

Association Adviser

From the Corner Office: Brandon Robinson, CAE, Virginia SAE. The VSAE Board of Directors takes a break outside at their 2015 Board “Advance” in Lynchburg, Virginia. Brandon Robinson, CAE, Virginia Society of Association Executives.

JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 166: What Farming and Sales Success Have in Common, with Julie Divine

Moery Company

This week, Host JP Moery welcomes to the show, Moery Biz Dev Associate Julie Divine who recently moved her family from Northern Virginia to where she describes as “the middle of nowhere with cows.” Who knew there was a strong parallel between farming and a fantastic sales process?

What We Learned From the PPP Application Process – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 230

Moery Company

Our small family business here in Virginia received a Virginia 30 Day Fund grant, we had an angel investor loan us some resources, and the PPP loan came in.

Meditated Momentum: Sniper Executed

Elipsis Partners

When he was shooting people in Maryland, DC, and Virginia, I was six months pregnant with Conor. Meditated Momentum. On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. Tuesday, November 10, 2009. Sniper Executed. Sniper John Allen Muhammed was executed this evening. My clearest memory was of being such an easy target when I went to get gas. There was just so much of me and I moved slowly.

Continued Discussion 9/15/09 - by Steven Davis, CAE

on Leadership

In this post I want to follow up my 1/28/09 post wherein I quoted Scott Geller, a Virginia Tech professor. on Leadership … by Steven Davis, CAE. Leadership … an Ongoing Discussion. « Leadership … Continued Discussion 9/9/09. Leadership … Continued Discussion 9/26/09 » Leadership … Continued Discussion 9/15/09.

Leadership ? Continued Discussion 1/28/09 ? on Leadership ? by.

on Leadership

In this post I would like to surface an additional quote from the previously quoted Scott Geller, who is a professor at Virginia Tech. on Leadership … by Steven Davis, CAE. Leadership … an Ongoing Discussion. « Leadership … Continued Discussion 1/16/09. Leadership … Continued Discussion 2/3/09 » Leadership … Continued Discussion 1/28/09.

Association Field Report (April 9, 2020)

Moery Company

Hey folks, the report from the field today is coming from outside because it’s so darn nice here in Northern Virginia today. Wish your family and all your staff members the best of health. Here’s what I want to focus on today.

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Cups vs Cookies – Tasty Politics!

Wired4Leadership

On a recent swing through Richmond, Virginia the hunt for fresh coffee and fossil fuel landed me at the 7-Eleven in Glen Allen (somehow I missed the nearby Starbuck’s). com bar code blue states coffee coffee poll cookie poll cookies Glen Allen VA McCain Obama political polls RBA rbanet.com red states Retail Bakers of America Starbuck's Virginia

Apricot Chat: The Richmond Venture Forum

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot is a great fit for professional and business associations -- the Richmond Venture Forum is an association that acts as a social network to link the entrepreneurial community with venture capital to promote business growth and development in the central Virginia area.

Join MoeryLAI #9 Racer at Final Event!

Moery Company

MoeryLAI is providing supporters the opportunity to win all access passes for the September 14-15 race program at Virginia's pre-eminent racing venue, Virginia International Raceway in Alton, VA. Thank you for supporting the #9 Belardi Auto Racing/MoeryLAI race cars last weekend at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. It was a fantastic experience. In fact, let's just keep this going!

Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Brian Wynne , President & CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicles ( AUVSI ), Arlington, Virginia, “Our new strategies are aligned with Industry challenges and our member’s desired business outcomes”. Breaking news.

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Professionalism, resilience and teamwork

Golden's Rules for Association

earthquake struck Virginia. Commonplace words … but recent events have added a depth of meaning to each of them. Midafternoon on August 23rd, a magnitude 5.9 Earthquakes in this region are rare. Earthquakes of that size are unheard of. Much of the Washington DC area was able to shake it off and move on. The little [.]. The Way We Are

Stop guessing and start knowing

YourMembership Blog

The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, for example, is using data to help highlight the importance of its members—Virginia hospitals and health systems—and the work that they do. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Virginia Health Department.

What the Pandemic Taught Me About Business ? Association Hustle Podcast Episode 235

Moery Company

Here’s a little bit of context – I know we’ve got some new and international listeners so I want to give them a little insights – and a little bit about what The Moery Company does: our company is 10 years old, we are headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and we have 13 members of our team.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

Associations Now

With one of two new Amazon headquarters planned for Northern Virginia, associations in the DC region are likely to see some big shifts in the local market in the coming years. Meanwhile, Fairfax, Virginia-based George Mason University will launch a new institute for digital innovation.

Presentations This Week - BlogClump

BlogClump

The next few days are crazy for me as this weekend is the Virginia Youth Soccer Association workshop being hosted here in Arlington. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, January 23, 2009. Presentations This Week. Then Tuesday and Wednesday is the ASAE Tech Conference. I will be presenting at both conferences. Saturday I am talking about Web 2.0

WV Medical Group Opens Membership to Physician Assistants

Associations Now

In a move to help physicians and physician assistants work together both inside and outside the hospital, the West Virginia State Medical Association is adding PA’s to its membership lineup.

National Governors Association Makes Cybersecurity Its Newest Focus

Associations Now

This year, Virginia Gov. The Democratic Virginia governor, who is the 2016-17 chair for the National Governors Association (NGA), made cybersecurity his primary initiative for the coming year, under the moniker “ Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge.”

Real-world lessons in the painful consequences of outdated software

Nimble AMS

When in-person school was no longer possible, Fairfax County Public Schools, in Northern Virginia, launched virtual school for its 189,000 students. What associations can learn from a failed online learning launch.

What Toilet Paper and Bidets Have to Teach Association Leaders

AssociationChat

KiKi L’Italien is a senior consultant with Tecker International, community leader for Association Chat, and currently “sheltering in place” with her husband, daughter, and pet poodle in Alexandria, Virginia. It was a Bidet to Remember….

Trucking Association’s Solution to Driver Crunch: A New Job Board

Associations Now

The West Virginia Trucking Association, seeing a shift in the industry’s demographics, is working on creating a new website dedicated to introducing fresh blood to the field. “West Virginia’s truck drivers and other industry professionals keep our economy moving.

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

Reid All About it

I discovered some of Virginia Woolf’s resolutions , thanks to a tweet from Ayse. The Virginia Woolf tweet trail led me to Tracy Seeley sharing the LA Times’ list of the literary resolutions of 37 writers and readers.

Case Study: New Website for Revitalized Small Business Association

Wild Apricot

Here, interim director Welthy Soni-Myers gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of Virginia Microenterprise Network, where she's working on a new website.( As a slew of marketing studies remind us, most people make the Internet their first stop when they're looking for information. Getting online is no longer a "frill" for nonprofits, but a necessity — especially in a tough economy — and epecially for a small organization on a tight budget.

Just Another Association

Potomac Core

Case Study: As part of its strategic plan work Reston, Virginia based NPES affirmed the need to deliver actionable Industry Research for Global Print Manufacturers, Printers, and the Brand Owners. Strive to Be More Than Just Another Association .

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A Year in Photos

Thanks For Playing

My resolution in 2012 was to do Photo365 , which I documented on a Tumblr. I started a little before January 1, 2012 and took at least one photo nearly every day for the entire year.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

Reid All About it

West Virginia inmates will be charged by the minute to read e-books on tablets. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Will I see you at ASAE TEC next week? For me, TEC is like a reunion, camp and retreat combined in one.

Associated General Contractors of America

Association Adviser

November 2010 -- Association Spotlight Our spotlight on association communication excellence falls on Arlington, Virginia-based AGC of America, whose recently revamped online store allows members to browse through the Association’s myriad publications, videos, webinars and educational resources for general contractors in a streamlined, well-executed fashion

From the Corner Office: Joe Syrowik, ASCD

Association Adviser

November 2010 -- Leadership This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Joe Syrowik, Director of Membership, Marketing and Member Service for the 160,000 member ASCD , an educational leadership association for principals, teachers and superintendents based in Alexandria, Virginia.

SJA Golf Tournament

Association Navigator

Yesterday was a perfect day for the tournament at Raspberry Falls near Leesburg, Virginia. Playing a round of golf on a beautiful Monday is a treat. Thank you to Trish and Craig Maloney for organizing another successful St.

State Press Group Effort Looks to Protect Member Revenue and Purpose

Associations Now

With the announcement of a new public notice website, the Virginia Press Association hopes to safeguard a revenue source for its members, as well as their function as the town criers. The Virginia Press Association recently announced its own business decision.

Catering and Innovation – Main Event

Association Navigator

Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse!

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Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!

SocialFish

Sponsored by Higher Logic at their brand new HQ in Virginia, the theme of the event is defining and communicating your organization’s culture in tangible, actionable ways that garner results. Where: Higher Logic HQ’s – 1600 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400 Arlington, Virginia 22209.