ASAE 2017 Recap: Turning Data Into Dollars

Data, data, everywhere!  It has been amazing to see where the association world has gone in terms of its appreciation for and understanding of all things data.  Only five years ago, my team and I were in Dallas for the ASAE Annual Meeting and conversations around data were few and far between.  This year in […]

Solutions Spotlight: Chapter Assessment

In this associations solution spotlight, we’re going to be talking about chapter assessments. One of the challenges that a lot of associations are facing is: how do we manage our local chapters?  How do we strike that balance between autonomy and structure or standardization? What our chapter assessment does is first, it examines the level […]

Solutions Spotlight: Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is critical in building a successful company.  Many organizations are spending time and money on improving engagement, and this spend is only expected to increase in the next few years.  This is because, as Simon Sinek says, “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.” Why?  Highly engaged employees commit to […]

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Right-Sizing Your Membership

Does Growth Equal Success? How does your association define success?  Are you still using the same definition of success as you were five years ago?  Ten years ago?  Twenty?  We speak to association leaders every year who give the same answers that have been given for the past two decades: Membership growth; Retention rate; Revenue […]

Recap from Mary Byers Live

Earlier this month, I had the tremendous opportunity to sit down with associations consultant Mary Byers and contribute to her conversation on Momentum:  Where to Get It & How to Keep It.  Mary and I have had the opportunity to discuss several of these topics in a variety of settings over the past two years […]