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“Hey Coach, Where’s Left Field?”
03/16/2021

When my kids were younger, I spent 10 years coaching Little League softball and baseball. Spending time with my kids was certainly a primary motivation for the incredible number of...

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Priority Pivot
03/02/2021

It has been a year since the pandemic flipped the script on the business of associations. With the loss of face-to-face events, income, member engagement and strategic momentum, it can...

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Meaningful Gift Ideas for Departing Board Members
02/09/2021

Tired of the same old walnut wood, bronze plated, gavel glued on a plaque for your recognition ceremonies or annual meeting? Do you have outgoing leadership or staff who is...

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Achieving the CAE: Covid-19 Edition
02/02/2021

Kailah Schmitz, Certified Association Executive. Those three words following my name have been a goal of mine since the very start of my career in association management and I knew...

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5 Tips For Writing A President’s Message
01/04/2021

President’s Message Due. These are often the three most dreaded words by every leader when it’s time to send the member newsletter — but it doesn’t have to be. As...

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How Old Are We?
01/04/2021

All associations, just like individuals and other organizations in the private and public sector have five stages in their life. Birth, a time of great excitement and high expectations. Teenage...