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5 ways to work through association executive burnout
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Cindy Butts concluded after her first year in association management that there is no end to the volume of work and no end to the volume of things there are to worry about. So when asked how she avoided burnout, she decided that she didn't avoid it at all, but rather learned how to work through it. More



Associations year-end checklist
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With the calendar down to just one page, now is a good time to think of all the "year-end" activities for your association. Here is a list of five tasks to consider from the Association Management Blog. More

The 6 stages of exposing yourself with content marketing
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Is it always a net positive to create and give away content on behalf of your company? Those were the questions examined by Joe Pulizzi and Jay Baer recently at Blogworld in Los Angeles. They declared there to be six stages on the content marketing continuum, and also created and gave away for free a content marketing testing guide. More

A social sanity manifesto for 2012
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The more time we spend using social media, the more our online conversations seem to be dominated by reflections on how social media is frustrating, aggravating and overtaxing. Our stress is compounded by each new performance metric that we're told to track and optimize, but social networking companies keep adding more, because they know each new target motivates us to do the job of growing their networks for them. More



Reverse mentoring cracks workplace
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Workplace mentors used to be older and higher up the ranks than their mentees. Not anymore. In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management with younger employees in a practice known as reverse mentoring. More

What to look for in learning management systems
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Continuing education is an essential part of many associations' missions, and as learning methods have expanded, learning management systems have worked to keep up. Today's LMS tools are more flexible, more powerful and more social. More

Preparing to present? 8 learning principles to master
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Most of us think we know how to present. Actually, we know how to talk. Yet, few of us really know how to learn. If your goal is for your audience to hear what you have to say, keep on talking. If your goal is for your audience to learn, then you need to stop talking so much and let your audience do more of the talking to each other. More

20 tools to measure event marketing
Event Manager Blog    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In times of crisis you are accountable for every penny spent on your marketing. Scarcity impacts budgets and accountability becomes omnipresent. Knowing what your event marketing channels deliver should be a fitness check nobody should avoid. Nonetheless we witness frantic rushes to spend precious budget on channels we really don't measure. More
 
 

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