Robert C. Harris Wednesday, December 07, 2016 What purpose does this committee serve? At the first meeting of the committee, one of the members asked the chair, “So what should

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I was reading an article in the MultiView Association Adviser and thought it was very good and worth repeating …… While there are varying opinions on the age group of

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Boards are episodic decision-making groups, as opposed to groups that need to construct effective decisions together daily, so their tasks are usually cognitive—setting processes, considering facts, and predicting outcomes. It’s

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Boards need to operate at a high level, but airy, general strategies don’t help direct an association. One expert shares some advice for keeping the balance. Keep ’em out of

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CAN ASSOCIATIONS ATTRACT MILLENNIALS WITH CREDENTIALING? BY EMILY BRATCHER / AUG 4, 2016 A recent study finds that more than 90 percent of educational institutions are offering credentials and digital

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HOW’D THE BOARD MEETING GO? ASK THE NEW BOARD MEMBERS. BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUN 6, 2016(iStock/Thinkstock) Associations strive to prepare volunteer leaders before their first board meeting. But as

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HOW TO HANDLE RISK AT RISKY MOMENTS BY MARK ATHITAKIS / MAY 23, 2016(iStock/Thinkstock) News of economic weakness shouldn’t unsettle associations—it should prompt them to think more about what’s worth

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CALL A MEETING OR GET TO WORK? TRY BOTH. BY MARK ATHITAKIS / MAY 9, 2016 Meetings needn’t exclusively be check-ins and chit-chat. Working meetings can emphasize results and help

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A successful Board Retreat provides a number of very positive benefits, however a mediocre or poor one will haunt you for what will seem like forever!   This is a great

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Good Article from Robert C. Harris Successful boards govern more, manage less The board settled in for a productive meeting. The agenda listed several significant items, including the approaching legislative session,

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