December 2012 Zoo Story: Things get wild when AZA's Melissa Howerton and her team put on the greatest show on Earth.

Leadership by Dec 1, 2012

My Workspace: Maddie Grant

Leadership by Dec 1, 2012

Consultant-blogger Maddie Grant is hooked on her colorful office mate. Meet Jules. The bright-red betta fish keeps the mood relaxed and conducive to creativity in the office of Maddie Grant, CAE. “Most of my work is writing, so I believe that my workspace needs to be very zen,” says Grant, a social media strategy consultant […]

CEO to CEO: December 2012

We ask association CEOs: What unique marketing tactics is your organization employing? Debra L. Wentz, Ph.D. CEO, New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc., Mercerville, New Jersey The best marketing has been, and remains, word of mouth. The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc., catalogs positive feedback from […]

Good Counsel: Seal the Deal

A solid employment agreement should cover five key topics, says lawyer Eileen Morgan Johnson. No two employment agreements are exactly the same. But whether you’re the hiring organization or the candidate for an executive position, you’ll want the contract sealing the deal to include these five critical components. A detailed position description should outline what […]

Money & Business by Dec 1, 2012

Idea Bank: Three's Company

Money & Business by Dec 1, 2012

Who says welcoming a new member has to be a one-time thing? What’s the great idea? Deliver your ­welcome-kit materials over three months instead of all at once, using different formats and points of contact. Who’s doing it? The Licensing Executives Society of USA and Canada. What’s involved? New LES members receive a welcome email […]