At AH, we wanted to delve deeper into aspects of association leadership, with the goal to learn what leadership practices nurture great boards as well as the skills association leaders need to be most effective
We conducted a survey, both qualitative and quantitative along with Smooth the Path, to learn from current association executives, what makes up a good leader (both staff and board leaders).
The below blog was contributed by Ron Sidman, an advisor and mentor to members of the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA).
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.