What is the CEO’s Role in Recruiting Volunteers?

It is widely known that a key responsibility of the board of directors is to identify future leaders. The effort ensures sustainability. Cultivating volunteers takes time and is a never-ending

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Roberts Rules Made Simple

Roberts Rules of Order are one of the most accepted forms of meeting management procedures. While it hard to believe, they were developed in the 1800’s (not a typo!) Yes,

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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,

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BY CHRIS VEST, CAE / SEP 29, 2015 Chinese President Xi Jinping, seen speaking at the U.N. Headquarters earlier this week. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) On a visit to the United States,

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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

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BY ERNIE SMITH / SEP 8, 2015 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Allison Joyce/Getty Images) The big lesson from Tom Brady’s successful court fight against a suspension doesn’t involve the quarterback. It’s

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          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

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Aila Karpio Association management companies have been around for a long time.  However, they may not all be called AMCs, but for instance administrative support or service providers, or use

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  BY MARK ATHITAKIS / JUL 21, 2014(iStock/Thinkstock) It’s lonely at the top: A new study suggests that new nonprofit CEOs get little guidance from their boards during their first months on the

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By Bruce Anderson, CAE If associations don’t change to better serve their end users, those customers will gradually find other alternatives. Once that shift has begun, it is very difficult

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