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The ROI on board service

“Leaders are made, they are not born,” said NFL Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi. So where does one find a good source for leadership development? Association boardrooms are ideal schools for leadership. Most volunteers join a board out of … Continue reading

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How to Manage Your Association in a Crisis.

Mayday, mayday, mayday! The distress call known around the world might have the same name as International Workers’ Day – May Day – but they have no other connection, despite popular belief. But that doesn’t mean we can’t use May … Continue reading

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How Associations are Attracting Students to the Profession or Industry

by Amanda Kaiser of Smooth the Path We are finding that there are not enough new graduates to take the place of those who are retiring, particularly in highly technical fields. So associations are helping members attract more grads to … Continue reading

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IS YOUR STAFF TRAINED TO SELL MEMBERSHIP?

BY JOE ROMINIECKI / SEP 23, 2015 (iStock/Thinkstock) Any association staffer who interacts with members and prospects influences the membership experience. Research from the retail sector suggests simple training on member benefits could sharply enhance your staff’s ability to positively … Continue reading

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FIND MORE MEANING IN YOUR METRICS

BY JOE ROMINIECKI / SEP 9, 2015 (iStock/Thinkstock) In baseball, “Wins Above Replacement” has become a powerful metric for connecting player performance to teams’ missions: winning games. Associations have missions, too, but can their membership metrics make the same leap? Back … Continue reading

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MEMBER-DATA COLLECTION: THE NEVER-ENDING STORY

          BY JOE ROMINIECKI / MAR 18, 2015 (iStock/Thinkstock) Associations have long wondered how to get more members to update their profile info. One association says the key is realizing data management is a multi-channel, every-day job. … Continue reading

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Balancing Act for Non-Profit Boards

Join me September 25 & 26 Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond for the Volunteer BC Conference. Learn more and register here: http://volunteerfutures.org/ I’ll be speaking about “The Collaborative Board Model” The Eye of the Storm – The Balancing Act For Non-Profits … Continue reading

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How to Break Up with Your Mentor

This is a great article by Carolyn O’Hara. I often hear from prospects that they have a mentor and don’t want to end the relationship even though they are no longer receiving the support they originally required. I can appreciate … Continue reading

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