Working with a board for the first time will test a CEO’s soft-skills savvy. But there are ways to formalize the simple (and tough) business of getting along. If you’re a new CEO, you already know your board at least a little bit—a few of its members have likely sat on the executive search committee […]
If you’re planning to launch a brand-new event or conference in the coming year, hosting a pilot version is a good way to test your assumptions and work out any glitches before “go time.”
With the announcement of a new public notice website, the Virginia Press Association hopes to safeguard a revenue source for its members, as well as their function as the town criers.
A mail-order mystery service is sparking some surprise and delight in its rapidly growing membership. Here’s what associations can learn from an old-school engagement tactic: Leave them guessing—and wanting more.
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have been around long enough that some strong takeaways are starting to show themselves. Read on to see what Harvard and MIT have learned about MOOCs—and what your association should keep in mind.
Attendees go to your conferences for a number of reasons, and their career level may help you determine why. Now it’s up to you to deliver on their expectations.
To better serve its mission and its stakeholders, the American Medical Association created a new content strategy that provided the scaffolding for its website redesign. Here’s a look at how it was done.
A new report says that busyness is a common mark of social status. While we all say we're too busy, chances are good that you and your members have five minutes to spare.
A big-name daily newspaper is trying a quiet test with a group of its subscribers—and the early success exhibited by this strategy makes it an idea that anyone with a community interest should keep an eye on.
A new study challenges association leaders to innovate on technology strategy. Luckily, the people who can help them get there aren't far away.