Category Archives: .orgCommunity

Ep 30: Curiosity Drives the Growth Mindset



Breaking down silos to get the right people who can perform the job is not an easy task. Apart from having the right technology, Eric O’Connor, Chief Growth Officer of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, talks about why identifying people in your organization that have the innate need to grow and make a difference and giving them the right opportunities is an important starting point of digital transformation.

 

 

 


Ep 29: Ramping Up Digital Transformation in the Hotel Industry



Digital transformation in the hotel industry started way before the pandemic, but the crisis gave it the push it needs down the hill. This week’s guest, Bill Elliot, President & CEO of the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association (WHLA), shares some insights on the things WHLA did to keep their heads above water, while taking a step back to look at internal systems that will help increase productivity and efficiency.


Ep 28: Shifting the Paradigm to Focus on Staff Well-Being



Join us this week with our guest, Stephen Peeler, Executive Director at Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation. Sherry and Stephen talk about how the IDSA Foundation saw the pandemic as an opportunity to not only change its business model but also the way it thinks about its staff. The organization concentrated on what it was going to stop doing to effectively ramp up its pandemic preparedness and response.


Ep 27: Building the Framework for a Healthier Work Environment



Join us this week as our guest Nancy MacRae, CEO of the Emergency Nurses Association, talks about leadership during and post-pandemic. Tune in as Sherry and Nancy discuss how the pandemic strengthened the value of associations and how they can continue to represent and grow impact by delivering value and being adaptable.

 

 


Ep 23: Simplifying the Road to Excellence



Perfection through simplification is never easy, but this is what our guest, Garth Jordan, CEO of American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), is advocating for at his organization. For this episode, Sherry and Garth talk about simplifying the association business model through redirection of resources and elimination of visions that are not aligned with the association’s core purpose. Stay tuned!

 


Ep 22: Driving Value to Increase Member Engagement



This week, let’s dive into member engagement and what future membership will look like. Sherry Budziak, .orgSource Founder and CEO, interviews Tom Morrison, CEO of Metal Treating Institute Management, about membership challenges and opportunities, as well as insight on how they successfully managed their association’s first in-person event, while making sure attendees feel comfortable and reassured.

 

 

 


Ep 20: Relearning How to Build the Wheel of the Future



Stop. Listen. And Learn. These are the first steps that Ken Slaw, Executive Director for the Society of Vascular Surgery, did to realign his thoughts on how to go forward in the midst of the pandemic. Come tune in as .orgSource Founder and CEO Sherry Budziak interviews Ken on how he managed to implement new programs and discovered new initiatives that moved his organization forward despite the less-than-ideal business landscape.

 


Ep 19: Resilient Leadership in Challenging Times



This week’s episode shines light on resilient leadership and evolving workplace culture as Sherry Budziak, .orgSource Founder and CEO, interviews Bill Bruce, CEO of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Listen and learn how Bill positioned ACOEM for success and his thoughts on why flexibility and receptivity to change remains key for continuous progress.

 

 


Ep 17: Strengthening Partnerships in the Digital Age



This week we continue our conversation about association sponsorships and the role that technology plays in it. Join Kevin Ordonez, President and Managing Director of Digital Strategy at .orgSource, as he interviews subject-matter expert Scott Oser, President of Scott Oser Associates. If you’re an association struggling to find support or you’re finding ways to have a better relationship with your partners, then this episode is worth a listen. Join the discussion and learn more.