Don’t be Afraid to Set Objectives

Posted by Ron Sidman on Feb 7, 2017 10:36:44 AM

The below blog was contributed by Ron Sidman, an advisor and mentor to members of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). 

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Topics: leadership, strategic planning, board management, objective setting

Continuing the Quest to Create a Culture of Foresight

Posted by Sue Pine on Jan 31, 2017 2:41:49 PM

A recent passion that continues to grow in my association management career is determining the most efficient method of conveying the value associated with creating a “culture of foresight” within association Boards, Memberships, and even the privately held member businesses. In order to create this culture, it is first important to understand the term foresight as it relates to trends-watching.

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Topics: strategic planning, Membership, board management, culture of foresight, ASAE

A Preferred Planning Tool for Boards: The Business Model Canvas

Posted by Amy Williams on Jan 5, 2017 4:34:19 PM

Recently, I needed to create a simple business plan for a new service offering. We’ve been developing the offering for months, so I just needed something that would clearly and succinctly outline the plan for leadership.

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Topics: leadership, board management

Diversity & Board Conflict

Posted by Victoria Engelstad on Jan 4, 2017 3:09:01 PM

Have you ever scrolled through your association’s Board page and thought, “a lot of these folks are kind of similar?”

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Topics: strategic planning, board meeting, effective meetings, meetings, board management, diversity, conflict

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