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Sep
05

How to tell if your non-dues revenue programs are worth it

When it comes to non-dues sources of revenue, not all are worth the time, energy and effort. Organization leaders need to understand the total value of the revenue source, which means more than the return on investment; it also means looking at how much  mission impact is perceived to be achieved by board members, staff, […]

By Kelly Turner | Engage People
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Sep
05

Are you ready to kick @$$ and take non-dues revenue?

We all know the buzz word — non-dues revenue — but it’s really about more than bringing in more capital. It’s about producing more value for our members without having to ask them to cough up the cash to make it happen. How we make that happen is exactly where our latest eBook comes in. […]

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Sep
03

Be like Netflix to inspire member loyalty

In this era of convenience, distilling how to serve our members can be a challenge. However, all the big companies we often talk about, like Netflix, Amazon and Spotify, seem to have already figured it out.  At its inception, Netflix tuned into consumer demands and offered its first service of convenience by eliminating the few […]

By Megan Denhardt | Engage People
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Jul
30

SURGE GROWTH SPEAKERS WANTED

What began as a notion in November 2017 has now confidently become a certainty: that the best, brightest, and boldest ideas come from minds meeting. Along with thousands of association professionals, AssociationSuccess.org saw this thesis in action, and over the past 2 years our free virtual conference has evolved. It’s gone from a vanguard experiment to […]

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Jul
01

STARTING OFF RIGHT IN CREATING A POSITIVE BUSINESS CULTURE

There is nothing strange about wanting to make a good impression on your first day on the job. But when it’s your first day in the position of a leader in an organization, you especially want to set the right tone and let it be known that you’re approachable, open to concerns, ideas, and questions, and […]

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Jun
24

ADDRESSING THE FREELANCE WAVE

We are seeing an increasing number of freelancers in the United States and more change than ever in the freelance job market, as shown in this Upwork study. We have a dramatic shift in the labor markets where at one end of the spectrum we have millennials who demand a very clear work-life balance and at the […]

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Jun
20

BUSTING MYTHS ABOUT INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

A topic that has been on my mind a lot lately is inclusive leadership. I know there’s a lot being said about diversity inclusion, but inclusive leadership goes way beyond that. It’s about treating all team members fairly and respectfully, and not only the people who may look like you or think like you or even […]

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Jun
18

GET MORE OUT OF YOUR CONFERENCE PLANNING SESSIONS

Do you start your conference planning sessions by asking a big group sitting at a U-shaped boardroom table, “So what kind of content would you like on the program this year?” Do you proceed to repeat that same question all day long? Then you likely already know that this approach doesn’t spark new ideas or […]

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Jun
04

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY ONBOARD A NEW LEADER IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

As we reflect on organizational culture, we recognize the importance of onboarding in supporting new employees to understand, engage, and reinforce our desired culture. The onboarding of new senior leaders is similarly critical since these individuals have a greater sphere of influence within the organization and can have a significant impact on culture (good or bad) […]

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May
27

SMART SOURCING A NEW GENERATION OF ASSOCIATION TALENT

The freelance economy is bringing a wave of disruption that will have world-wide impact. Sixty million Americans are freelance workers, and that number is growing. A typical contract employee is comfortable with limited supervision and adapts easily to a variety of environments and cultures. Whether freelancers work from home, at a client site or move fluidly […]

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