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When potential members look at your board of directors, do they see themselves represented? Today’s workforce looks quite different than it did just a few years ago. Most associations want to foster a diverse membership that reflects the makeup of...
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Having sat through hundreds of board and committee meetings – some productive, many not. I’ve spent a good amount of time analyzing what contributes to a positive board meeting experience for board members and staff alike.  Here is my list,...
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Understanding and analyzing your association’s financial reports is among the most critical responsibilities of a board member, and often the most frequently misunderstood.  Here are a few tips to help you and your fellow board members better use financial information:...
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By Sadie Schwarm. “Fake news!” Believe it or not, this is a phrase 2017 is familiar with and has brought on a new wave of uncertainty into the media sphere. Many times, consumers of the news forget that behind every...
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By Kim Robinson. Marketing your own company can be a lot like writing your own résumé .  At least for me anyway, it is a challenge to have the proper perspective on what to say and how to say it. ...
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By Courtney Adams. Annual conferences seem to be the culmination of a hard year’s work. They’re challenging, they’re fun, and they can be a bit exhausting. But as we wrap up a week after one of these conferences, it’s hard...
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By Courtney Adams. When better to think about the broad scope of America’s Pastime than during the All-Star break. Players from different teams come together for the love of the game, and play with their bitter league rivals rather than...
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