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Video: Is Coaching or Career Development in Your Association’s Future?

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Join me for a conversation with Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Executive Director, Career and Professional Development for the Indiana University Alumni Association to learn how the organization […]

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Video: Want to increase membership by 200%?

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62% of associations are experiencing flat or declining membership according to Sarah Sladek, CEO of XYZ University and author of Knowing Y: Engage the Next […]

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Relevant Thoughts: Great Leaders

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“Great leaders think less about what they have to say and more about what they should ask.” — Mary Byers, CAE

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Video: You Need a Video Strategy & Here’s Why …

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Your association needs a video strategy. Why? YouTube is now the second largest search engine and has over a billion users — almost one-third of […]

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Using Auto Renewals to Enhance Retention

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What do health clubs, iTunes, Dropbox, Xbox and Netflix have in common? All require members to participate in monthly billing or auto renewal programs. And […]

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Video: Keep Your Organization Relevant with Research and Strategy

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I’m especially excited about this month’s interview since I’m a 25-year member of this organization. (Yes, I joined in kindergarten.) Stacy Tetschner, CAE, FASAE, is […]

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The Number of Volunteers Drops

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The number of volunteers across the United States was 62.6 million last year, or 25.4 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reportedly recently. The volunteer […]

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Video: The Conversation Every Multi-Level Association Should Be Having

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This month, I talked to Dr. Kathleen O’Loughlin, executive director of the American Dental Association. Her organization has started an important conversation about how the […]

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Podcast: Streamline the Discussion on New Programs and Services

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Join me and Christine Eme, CAE, CMP, executive director, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma as we discuss the decision package she uses with […]

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Conversations Starters: Provoke Thought & Invite Discussions

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The following questions are great conversation starters as they provoke thought and invite in-depth discussion:

If our trends (membership, meeting attendance, etc.) continue as they have […]

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