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Common characteristics of growing associations
The Demand Perspective    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Andrea Pellegrino writes, "In our ongoing, in-depth interviews with today's association leaders, we have spoken to organizations that are growing, organizations that are just surviving, and organizations that are continuing to lose members and market share. As we build our body of knowledge about the success factors in growing organizations, we've noticed that there are key factors emerging from these conversations that characterize each of the three types of organizations." More

How to get people to share your content
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Close your eyes and imagine a perfect world: Your audience never misses a post because your content is so interesting and entertaining; they can hardly wait to share it; your reputation as the industry's premier resource spreads; your Google ranking and retention rate improve as more traffic and members come your way. Your content will create that type of buzz if you pay attention to a few key steps. More

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A fine-tuned innovation culture
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Innovation is too often treated as a luxury or a topic for a one-day seminar. In truth it ought to be an essential part of everything an association does. Innovation expert (and jazz pianist) John Kao explains how to move away from your "sheet music" and start experimenting. More

6 conference committee improvements
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When it comes to the traditional volunteer conference planning committee model, there seems to be plenty of room for improvement. Here are a half-dozen ways to create a more rewarding experience for your volunteers and better results for your organization. More

A new era for global leadership development
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The realities of globalization, with increasing emphasis on emerging markets, present corporate leaders with enormous challenges in developing the leaders required to run global organizations. To address these needs, new approaches for developing global leaders are required. More

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How nonprofits can avoid the legal pitfalls of telecommuting employees
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As technology for the home office improves, more nonprofits and employees are taking advantage of the benefits of telecommuting. Of course, federal and state labor laws still apply to the telecommuting employee. Whether a nonprofit should, or in some cases must, permit telecommuting depends upon an analysis of the unique issues that telecommuting raises under federal and state law. Set forth in this article is an overview of some of the logistical and legal issues nonprofits should consider when creating or reforming their telecommuting programs. More

3 audiences you can't ignore in your enterprise social strategy
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Today's companies and associations are networked organizations. Employees, customers (or members), and industry partners rely on each other like never before. When it comes to figuring out how to implement a social strategy across an enterprise, many organizations run the risk of ignoring this interdependence and defining the scope of their strategy too narrowly. More

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