Pondering the way the mindset changes later in a career.
Shifts in an organization’s mission, strategy, and leadership can feel like an earthquake for staff, which makes focusing on organizational culture a critical element of change management . Seasoned leaders describe what it takes to navigate the cultural aspects of change well.
How the American Counseling Association is boosting its ranks by investing in employees’ cultural development.
Associations create a lot of content, but it can’t serve its purpose if it’s not distributed effectively. A new study from the ASAE Foundation looks at the importance of a content strategy in delivering value to members and serving an organization’s mission and goals.
With members seeking help advancing their careers, associations are creating rich mentorship programs that assist students and early-career professionals by tapping into the knowledge and generosity of experienced members.
Stagnant membership growth, underutilized benefits, potential new members hiding in plain sight—these may be signs that it’s time for a membership model redo. But how should you restructure? Three associations made adjustments—big and small—that add access, equity, and ease to the member experience.
Aijaz Khan, the director of technology at the National Association of Colleges and Employers, is a fan of fly fishing.
Rafael Rivera, CAE, executive director of the Professionals in Human Resources Association, answers questions from PIHRA member Baskaran Ambalavanan.
How small regional events can engage a global membership.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
The Actuarial Foundation’s math tutoring program keeps adding impact.
Members of the Society of Wedding Professionals team up to craft a couple’s perfect day.
Looking to teach new volunteers the governance ropes? Take advantage of your LMS for orientation.
What is something you do to create a positive workplace culture?
As a sailboat racer, Marc Bernstein, CAE, the director of information technology for the American Society of Anesthesiologists, knows how to get a team across the finish line.
Marrying old and new resources can grow revenue.
Be ready to investigate a report of sexual harassment.
Voting is a standard method for choosing a board, but it can be used for a lot more. Pete Martin, CEO of Votem, Inc., a mobile voting platform, explains how associations can leverage voter technology not just for tallying elections, but also to tap into their members’ voices.
Associations are everywhere. Here’s a snapshot from the tarheel state.
Booksellers group hosts clubs at member stores to amplify diverse voices.
The growth in fundraising by mobile device.
Optimize remote and in-person meeting engagement.
Agile methodology is an iterative workflow that can help teams prioritize, manage, and complete work on time and on budget. Mason Chaudhry, chief operating officer at the technology consulting firm xScion, says more associations today are adopting agile to stay ahead of competition and spark innovation.
An easier way to schedule meetings and calls.
Businesses of all types use data analytics to gain a competitive edge and stay ahead of external trends and forces, but for many organizations, understanding and using big data remains a top challenge.
Look for signs that an association merger may be a smart move.
It’s a question that almost every association executive has heard before: What’s keeping you up at night?
Host a revolutionary meeting in Pennsylvania’s largest city.
An onsite art exhibit created by attendees.
An inclusive view of global problem-solving from Melinda Gates.
Advice from certified career and executive coach Marshall Brown.
Katrina Dunn, the director of development at the American Fisheries Society in Bethesda, Maryland, says you don’t need to know it all to have success.
New visa policy may discourage international meeting attendees.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Including roller coasters.