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The Problem, Power and Promise of Past Presidents

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I attended two meetings this year in which I witnessed past-presidents—some of whom are retired and no longer even in the field—put the kibosh on […]

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Video: Meet an Association with No Board

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Believe it or not, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is an association with no board. It’s an international association governed by a five-member executive […]

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Case Studies in Governance Changes

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Looking for some case studies to help your leadership consider governance changes within your organization? Take a look at what other organizations have done:

Michigan Association […]

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The NSPE Joins The Race for Relevance

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The National Society of Professional Engineers has joined the Race for Relevance. Why? Mark J. Golden, FASAE, CAE, Executive Director, writes, “Much has changed since […]

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Data Rules, Assumptions Drool: Keeping Your Email Marketing Relevant

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Email marketing has long been the mainstay of an association’s marketing plan, but is it still effective? The popularity of smart phones and tablets has […]

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Significant Change in Governance Structure Leads to Meaningful Progress

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Long held governance structure and traditions can be the biggest impediment to effecting change in an association. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) was […]

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