KEY QUOTE FROM THIS ARTICLE “The hard work in learning soft skills comes from having to apply them in complex and unpredictable performance situations. By sensitizing yourself to the

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  George Bryce, barrister & solicitor Website: www.brycelaw.ca  Email: gkbryce@telus.net   The new Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016, and the current Society Act will then be

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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

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By Katie Bascuas from Associations Now The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to hit refresh on your professional plans and goals that might be feeling stale. Here are some

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By Nell Edgington from Social Velocity This is my favorite time of year. Despite the darkness of the last few months, December is often about reflecting on the year that is drawing to a

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By William D. Pawlucy from Association Options Year over year, the priorities of a nonprofit organization change. As major planning takes place, why is it that committees and their composition often remain relatively

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By Allyson Kapin from Care2. Nonprofits work on some of the toughest issues facing the world, ranging from ending poverty to reversing the environmental effects related to climate change. While nonprofits

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by Joe Rominiecki at Associations Now The American Association for the Advancement of Science has set a lofty goal: 500,000 members. Such radical growth requires full-scale re-envisioning of how the organization conducts

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by Nell Edgington at Social Velocity Sometimes I work with nonprofits that are really stuck. They have been spinning their wheels for months (maybe years) and can’t seem to get out

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by Mark Athitakis at Associations Now Magazine A startup mentality can help an association generate new ideas. But success has less to do with “failing fast” than knowing how your organizational structure

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