Category Archives: Communication

42 Rules for Engaging Members through Gamification

Watch a short video interview from BestSeller TV to gain insight into the book co-authored by Shelly Alcorn, CAE and Willis Turner, CAE. More information about the book here. 42 Rules for Engaging Members Through Gamification from Willis Turner on … Continue reading

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Cool Scenes from #IMEX14 Day 1 in Frankfurt

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So You Want to Speak for An Association

Speaking for associations is a great way to serve the community. ¬†Whether you are a seasoned speaker or you have a favourite subject that you’ve become an expert on and you’re not afraid to stand in front of a crowd … Continue reading

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5 Things Association Leaders Should be Doing Right Now

Close your inbox, log off of Facebook and take a few minutes to focus on some things you should be doing right now that will impact the future of your association. ¬†Here are five key areas to get you started: … Continue reading

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The Future of California’s Workforce & Implications for Associations

I had the pleasure of discussing the implications of the Institute for the Future’s report titled “The Future of California’s Workforce” with Shelly Alcorn CAE and Jeff De Cagna today on Shelly’s Association Forecast Radio Show. Smart associations everywhere, not … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Fomenting a Revolution Against Your Organization?

While social media has the potential of doing great things, perhaps one of the greatest benefits is the pressure that it puts on organizations to operate transparently.
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Flip Video Bundle: Two 1-Hour HD Video Cameras and One Tripod

Techsoup is offering a Flib Video Bundle to qualifying organizations for a $175 admin. Fee.  The Flip Video camera is one of the easiest to use, pocket sized cameras in HD.  I use the Flip to record on the fly … Continue reading

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Group Collaboration Anyone? Good-bye Google.

I love technology, and in the worst of moments, I hate it too.  Sound familiar?  One of my recent frustrations is that Google has discontinued "Pages" on its group sites.  Care to guess how many groups I have setup in … Continue reading

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Getting the Most out of Your Professional Network

A great program that helps you get the most out of your professional network. You need to try Gist!
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Build a Community with LinkedIn Groups: New Look!

LinkedIn Groups provide a great tool for branding and building community for your association. This video tutorial will help your members use the group productively.
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