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Blog
Nov 03
Carol Blattau

Running a successful chapter can be a daunting task and nothing makes it more so than the operational side of things. To help with this, we’ve compiled a list of available tools and resources that chapters can use to address many of these tasks. Keep in mind that there are a gazillion+ tools and new technologies coming online every day so this list is far from complete

Blog
Oct 17
Peggy Hoffman
Come in we're open sign

I had the pleasure of spending last weekend with a group of great “early career” PTs. What sticks with me though is the confirmation that our associations will be well-cared for and nurtured – and yes, changed – by our newest professionals.

Blog
Oct 07
Carol Blattau

I attended a session at last week’s Mid-Atlantic Marketing Seminar in Baltimore on reaching the media in a digital/mobile world. The main message was that while the media may be more accessible, it is also harder to get their attention. After all, there is so much information coming in from so many directions that our heads are spinning.

Blog
Aug 11
Peggy Hoffman
Wizard & magic ball - future

I think you’d have to be asleep at the wheel not to be aware of three current trends that Sheryl Connelly shared at #ASAE15 annual conference. So the aha in Ford Motor Company’s manager of global trends and futuring’s Game Changer session wasn’t trends but how to channel your inner futurist.

Blog
Aug 04
Carol Blattau

How can a quick road trip to do a quick conference session result in a blog post? When it’s full of adventure (some good, some not so good) and one great AHA moment all rolled together.

Blog
Jul 08
Carol Blattau

Latest from Grammar Girl is question about using "alright" versus "all right." Of course, there is no debate among grammar experts and usage guides alike … “alright” is not all right to use.

Blog
May 02
Peggy Hoffman
stopwatch pedulum

We in associations need our definitions don’t we? All humor aside, one important indicator that the association world is beginning to accept a new concept or way of doing things is when the conversation bubbles up around two elements: definition and policy.

Blog
May 02
Peggy Hoffman
Timers showing 5-20

Looking for a list of jobs that can offer members micro and ad hoc volunteering? We're curating a list right here! If you have a job to add, add a comment or send it to info[at]marinermanagement.com.

White Paper
Apr 28
Peggy Hoffman

What makes us different than any other organization is our members!

What makes us successful is engaging those members!

Here’s a list of Top 10 elements for a volunteer management program that engages and inspires volunteers. One recommended resource on association volunteering that includes data on volunteering and guiding questions to help you use the data is The Decision To Volunteer: Why people give their time and how you can engage them by Beth Gazley and Monica Dignam (2008, ASAE-The Center for Leadership).

White Paper
Apr 28
Peggy Hoffman

Activate an adhocracy to meet your member-volunteer needs. The why is clear as ASAE’s Decision To Volunteer and many other surveys tell us volunteers are looking for smaller, less time-intensive options and virtual jobs.This worksheet helps you translate traditional roles into micro roles.

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