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To Make Gains, You Must Entertain!

When we are in search of entertainment, much of it is right at our fingertips. Streaming services, on-demand programming, social media, and a laundry list of apps have made it...
Empowering Association Chapters- A strategy to energize younger generations

Empowering Association Chapters: A strategy to energize younger generations

Associated General Contractors of America – Save the Associations Vol. 11 In the Summer of 2018, we explored what it means for an association to empower young professionals with the...
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Creating Positive Culture For Your Association

Culture is not some inanimate object to scoff at or neglect. Fueled by economic decline, rapidly changing technology, and demographic shifts, culture is more powerful than ever. Culture is not...
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The Importance of Knowing Your People

Last week, I had an opportunity to speak to a great group of folks from the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations about generational differences in the workforce. One of my...
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Millennial Nomads, and how it could affect retaining employees…

According to a survey conducted by AfterCollege networking site, 59% of current job seekers look for a flexible work schedule from a prospective employer, while 70% said they’re more likely...
The Importance of Empowering Young Professionals

The Importance of Empowering Young Professionals

Associated General Contractors of Washington – Save the Associations Vol. 8 With more than 600 member companies, the Associated General Contractors of Washington (AGC of Washington) has a deep understanding...
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Being Future-Focused: Generational consideration with every foundational change

National Watermelon Association – Save the Associations Vol. 7 The National Watermelon Association is the oldest single fruit commodity association in the U.S., and for nearly a century it was...
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Leverage Your Assets: Stem The Tide Of Declining Membership

The staff and volunteer leadership of today’s professional associations are faced with two related realities. One, Generation Y is on the cusp of taking over from the Boomers as the...
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3 Steps to Solving a Workforce Crisis

When Danny Hearn contacted XYZ University five years ago, two daunting issues loomed over industries throughout the region of Hickory, North Carolina: how to attract and engage Millennials, and how...
5 Key Elements Of A Successful Talent Development Program

5 Key Elements Of A Successful Talent Development Program

Developing talent is one of the best ways to assure your organization has the leaders it will need for a strong future and pain-free transitions of power. Naturally, to develop...