Author: Lucie Robathan

Lucie has always been driven by teaching and learning. Masters degrees in philosophy and religious studies from Edinburgh and McGill Universities have proved to her the power of ideas, while two years building and growing a dedicated local membership for the children’s tuition centre she ran in South London was a lesson in turning shared ideas into an engaged and flourishing community.

Nov
05

SURGE Optimism: Know Before You Go

SURGE is our free interactive virtual conference for association professionals – and it’s happening this week on November 7-9th! Here are some things to know before you go: THE BASICS What to expect: The event consists of 15 sessions, shown over three days, from 12-5PM EST. As the sessions play, an attendee chat will run alongside. Speakers will […]

By Lucie Robathan | Engage People
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Nov
05

SURGE Optimism: Know Before You Go

SURGE is our free interactive virtual conference for association professionals – and it’s happening this week on November 7-9th! Here are some things to know before you go: THE BASICS What to expect: The event consists of 15 sessions, shown over three days, from 12-5PM EST. As the sessions play, an attendee chat will run alongside. Speakers will […]

By Lucie Robathan | Transform Culture
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Oct
22

Changing the Publication Game: The C4 Article

Author’s Note: The American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) recently embarked on an experiment in crowdsourcing called The C4 Article. This was a new, collaborative way of creating a manuscript for publication, and aimed to spark dialogue between contributors and editors to produce a representative and dynamic piece of research. To understand the story behind this project, I interviewed Dr. […]

By Lucie Robathan | Engage People
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Sep
27

Do You Know an Innovation Pioneer?

Change might be afoot. The environment around us might be transforming rapidly, and technology might be posing all sorts of disruptions – but our associations are well-poised and well-equipped to see the future as an amazing opportunity. Our biggest asset? People. The industry is teeming with visionary people, dedicated to making change, advancing the space, and supporting their […]

By Lucie Robathan | Engage People
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Sep
27

Do You Know an Innovation Pioneer?

Change might be afoot. The environment around us might be transforming rapidly, and technology might be posing all sorts of disruptions – but our associations are well-poised and well-equipped to see the future as an amazing opportunity. Our biggest asset? People. The industry is teeming with visionary people, dedicated to making change, advancing the space, and supporting their […]

By Lucie Robathan | Empower Yourself
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Jul
24

Writing an eBook: An Experiment in Co-Creation

Our interest at AssociationSuccess.org in harnessing collective knowledge has two levels: we are excited both by the insights generated through collaboration, and by the innovative potential of experimenting with ways of harnessing them. Our mission, as we see it, is both to source cutting-edge ideas, and to spark them. SURGE Spring, our recent virtual conference, was […]

By Lucie Robathan | Engage People
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Jun
21

Introducing our Job Board!

AssociationSuccess.org lives entirely in the virtual world, and as such we have witnessed the relationships that can be built, the ideas that can be seeded, and the plans that can be scaffolded when the right people come together without any physical or geographical constraints. We are convinced of the distinct power of this unlimited online space, […]

By Lucie Robathan | Invigorate Revenue
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Mar
26

Pitch Competition: What Does the Future Hold?

As part of our upcoming virtual conference, SURGE Spring, we are holding a pitch competition. We want to make sure that the sessions we’re holding are deeply reflective of our community’s interests, and what better way to make that happen than to put it to a vote? Although the line-up for the spring conference is already determined, […]

By Lucie Robathan | Engage People
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Jan
04

It’s Competition Time!

We are searching for someone for whom learning is not just personal. Someone who is excited about learning for their own professional development, for the support and advancement of their own organization, and for the potential to inspire the greater association community. We are delighted to be able to give away one individual registration to Learning • […]

By Lucie Robathan | Invigorate Revenue
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Sep
28

3 Key Takeaways from Community Managers Unite!

What are associations for? People need to connect. To find peer-support, to engage in knowledge-sharing, and to discover development opportunities. They want to come together, united by common interests and concerns, towards a shared purpose. As a safe, moderated, private space for exactly this, an online community therefore has the potential to be the epicenter of […]

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