Category: Leadership

EP 62: Seek to create value with the social enterprise mindset

EP 62: Seek to create value with the social enterprise mindset

Social enterprise is growing in popularity, especially since the pandemic. This week’s guest, Dr. Catherine Lada, CAE, explains to us what social enterprise is and the benefits and opportunities for associations that adopt this mindset. She also goes on to explain why it’s important to align social enterprise activities to an organization’s mission and strategic goals. If your organization is new to social enterprise and doesn’t know where to start, listen up as Dr. Cathy has some great advice for you!

EP 61: USING THE POWER OF PERSUASION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

EP 61: USING THE POWER OF PERSUASION IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

This week’s Association 4.0 podcast episode is a must listen with our guest Adele Cehrs, CEO and Founder of the Convincing Company. In this episode, Adele shares her interactions with President Joe Biden and talks to us what a globally recognized publicist can teach associations about using convincing techniques to engage and attract members. If you think it’s impossible to change someone’s mind about something, start listening in. You might learn a thing or two!

Ep 60: Increasing Demand of Immediacy in Communications

Ep 60: Increasing Demand of Immediacy in Communications

Our guest for this week is Dick Knapinski, Director of Communications at the Experimental Aircraft Association. EAA is the only association that offers the fun and camaraderie of participating in the flying, building, and restoring of recreational aircraft with the most passionate community of aviation enthusiasts. Dick talks to us about the EAA’s annual mega event and how it brings the biggest crowd of flying enthusiasts all over the nation and the world! He also delves into the organization’s biggest challenges and opportunities, the different strategies they employ in attracting the younger generation to become new members, and how they use technology to advance their communications goals. 

 

Ep 58: Promoting Positive Workplace Culture in Your Association

Ep 58: Promoting Positive Workplace Culture in Your Association

Do you know your team well? Do you know what they’re excited about? Do they feel supported by you? Our guest for this week, Kate Emshoff, Director of Business Operations at the American Medical Association (AMA), talks to us about the shifts in workplace culture that the AMA did as a result of the pandemic. In this episode, she also shared her thoughts on what leaders can do to make the office a place where employees enjoy coming to work, with emphasis on creating a women-friendly workplace, where female talent can maintain a healthy balance between work and family responsibilities.