The Netflix documentary series 7 Days Out gives takes viewers behind the scenes in the week leading up to some of the world’s most famous events. If you don’t think you have something in common with the planners charged with bringing a spacecraft back to Earth, think again.
As the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association set out to tailor its offerings to a growing population of younger members, it realized it also needed to look inward at how its staff functioned across generations and how they could work better together to spur innovation.
A new benchmarking study focuses on young professionals’ views on membership. While many from the Gen Z and millennial generations decide to join associations, they’re skeptical about the value and benefits that membership brings. That’s a challenge associations will need to overcome.
A recent study makes the case that users spend too much time switching between applications. But that diagnosis might cloud the real issue: poorly designed tools with overly complicated user interfaces.
Disrupting the pathway to board service has complicated boards' understanding of strategy. That's created a leadership gap that CEOs are well-equipped to fill.
The latest version of Omnipress’ State of the Conference Industry Report finds that content continues to be a significant driver of value for associations. But with member demographics more diverse than ever, organizations are facing increased challenges in how they deliver this content.
CareSource has been growing rapidly. From 2006 to 2017, its employee base grew 300 percent, and recently, its longtime CEO retired. To deal with this upheaval, the nonprofit turned to change-management coaching, which it says saved the organization millions of dollars and helped senior leaders keep employees engaged.
Are your members too busy to engage with your association? Maybe it’s time to rethink how you talk about member benefits and services, reframing them as time-saving opportunities.
As it hits a key anniversary, it’s safe to say that Facebook, as a social network and company, is well into its terrible teen years. But it’s worth remembering the reasons why the network hooked us in the first place—because they’re the very things that associations want to do well.
Plenty of studies show that employees often feel disconnected at work. Improving that situation can depend on leaders better defining success, and building a culture around it.