One mentor/mentee pair share their perspective about the tactics to forge a rewarding mentor relationship.
Don't throw out your credit cards just yet. While Apple scored a lot of buzz last week by launching a mobile-payments technology of its own, the company is far from a first mover in the space—and despite the potential of better security, payments represent an area where low-tech options stick around generations after they've been usurped.
Is the secret to Apple’s success its small board size? Perhaps. But it takes more than numbers to make sure your governance runs like clockwork. Everybody’s watching Apple again. Forgive the pun, but it seems appropriate. The company’s attention-getting announcement last week of its entry into the smartwatch business has relaunched a discussion about what it is […]
Your attendees don’t just want to sit back and watch speakers present. They want to be part of the action and have an immersive experience. Making that happen will mean deeper engagement and more satisfied conference attendees.
With a range of member demographics spanning kids to adults, the American Youth Circus Organization decided to change how it tailors content toward its audience segments, which meant forming a whole new branch.
The International Coach Federation saw LinkedIn as an untapped reservoir of potential members, and a $25K membership campaign paid off in a big way.
With technology becoming a bigger driver of member interest than ever, associations should be ready to build products that leverage those needs. For one big-name organization that's heeding that call, its solution came in the form of a hardware partnership.
One executive at a state association has taken the lead on educating healthcare workers on a pressing national issue via a MOOC. How do you get more attention for your association? Maybe it’s a membership drive. Maybe it’s a meeting or an ad campaign. For Jan Grimes, it’s meant building a lot of partnerships and putting together […]
Convention centers and hotels are commissioning original art for their spaces, not only as a way to highlight the local art community but also to immerse attendees and guests in the local culture.
Even if your association is growing, the churn of recruitment and lapsed members means you likely have more past members than active ones. What should your relationship be with them?