Who Do You Know?

Posted by Beth Mauro on Aug 14, 2018 11:57:50 AM

Creating Rolodex-inspired micro-volunteer opportunities

When it comes to volunteers, some folks shine by doing the heavy lifting of organizing and project management. Others make a similar impact just by opening up their phone directory. You likely know the players in your organization who seem to know everyone in the business. Futurist Malcolm Gladwell calls these people Connectors. When asked to do a small and specific task to support their association, Connectors will happily place a call or tap out a text to someone they know. With very little effort from the member, a valuable connection is made and you’ve onboarded another volunteer.

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Topics: Marketing, Growth, strategic planning, Content, meeting management

Bob's Corner Episode 8: Creating Long-Term Partnerships

Posted by AH on Jul 12, 2018 2:35:33 PM

AH's President & CEO Bob Waller Jr., CAE talks about the success factors of maintaining long-term partnerships.

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Topics: Growth, strategic planning, professional development, video

How the ForesightWorks Project Goes Further Than Environmental Scanning

Posted by Sue Pine, CAE on Feb 13, 2018 2:13:49 PM

At a recent meeting of AMC (Association Management Company) colleagues, I had a chance to deliver a presentation highlighting the new easy to access tools available as a result of the ASAE Foundation’s latest research initiative, ForesightWorks.

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Topics: Growth, Association Management, strategic planning, Trends

For the Future of Associations: The Importance of Understanding Foresight 

Posted by Sue Pine, CAE on Feb 8, 2018 3:16:49 PM

Strategic Planning is a key responsibility of every association and non-profit Board. Traditional Strategic Planning exercises effectively allow an association to view what’s on the horizon for the next one to three years. The plan traditionally includes actionable steps to achieve the strategic goals established.

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Topics: Growth, Association Management, strategic planning, Trends