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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
To split or not to split infinitives … it’s a serious controversy! Not really, but there are people that are adamant that you should never split an infinitive. Say thanks to the grammar gods that the creators of Star Trek ignored the rule – because To Go Boldly just doesn’t have the same zing!
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