Ep 45: Adopting Opportunities to Grow Workplace Culture

Ep 45: Adopting Opportunities to Grow Workplace Culture

How will you describe the culture in your workspace? Jamie Notter, Co-Founder and Culture Strategist at PROPEL and a 30-year veteran in the association space, talks to Sherry about how workplace culture is the biggest source to differentiate yourselves as an organization and as an employer.    

Ep 44: Focusing on Culture to Recruit and Retain the Right People for Your Association

Ep 44: Focusing on Culture to Recruit and Retain the Right People for Your Association

Having the right people is critical for any organization’s success. In today’s business landscape, the competition for recruiting and retaining talent has been extremely fierce. Bridget Walsh, Chief Operating Officer of the Emergency Nurses Association, shares the challenges and opportunities in attracting and retaining the right talent for her association – with flexibility and adaptability …

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Ep 43: Creativity and Innovation Set the Stage in Turbulent Times

Ep 43: Creativity and Innovation Set the Stage in Turbulent Times

Fear of the unknown is quite common, and doing things differently from how it used to be triggered a lot of hesitation in the association management industry. This week’s guest, Vivian Abalama, IOM, CAE, shares how her organization harnessed innovative solutions amid the pandemic as it shifted its focus to having more opportunities for mentoring, …

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Ep 42: Transformational Leadership: Bridging the Gap Between Vision and Reality

Ep 42: Transformational Leadership: Bridging the Gap Between Vision and Reality

We invite you to join in on the conversation as Sharon Kneebone, FASAE, CAE, Executive Director of the National Society for Histotechnology, talks to us about navigating forward as a leader in the association industry during this age of transformation. From shedding “sacred programs and services” that are no longer serving their purpose to developing …

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Ep 41: Improving Organizational Agility in Today’s Changing Environment

Ep 41: Improving Organizational Agility in Today’s Changing Environment

This week’s guest, Alfred Spada, Executive Director of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA), talks to us how his association, in the midst of the pandemic, dove head on to rolling out valuable content and starting new initiatives to meet the insatiable thirst of its members to learn. Join the conversation to learn …

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Ep 40: Providing True Value to Members and Beyond

Ep 40: Providing True Value to Members and Beyond

In an industry that thrives on in-person meetings, find out how Stefanie Reeves, Executive Director of the Maryland Psychological Association (MPA), anchored her association and provided true value when help is most needed. In the midst of the pandemic, MPA established itself as the go to for information, and the transition to telehealth was among …

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Ep 39: Discovering the Quality of Life You Want

Ep 39: Discovering the Quality of Life You Want

Needing a place to sort our your goals, daily habits and rate your progress? Our guest for this week Tom Morrison, CEO of Metal Treating Institute Management, and Professional Speaker and Life Coach, talks about his personal development system – PersonalGDP.com – a 25-week challenge, which allows you to input your annual goals, note your …

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Ep 38: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – The Shift from Compliance to Systemic Change

Ep 38: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – The Shift from Compliance to Systemic Change

Today’s host, Sharon Rice, Managing Director of Business Strategy at .orgSource, talks to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Consultant Christine Saxman, CEO of Saxman Consulting, about the importance of DE&I in the workplace to advance as an organization and as a community. At one point or another, your organization might have asked – do we …

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Ep 37: Leveraging the Power of Video and Multimedia

Ep 37: Leveraging the Power of Video and Multimedia

Our guest for this week, Dan Stevens, CEO of WorkerBee TV, has been helping associations for more than 14 years modernize the way they inform, educate, and inspire their community. Today, he discusses what associations should be thinking about when it comes to their overall content strategy – driving content that improves retention, recruitment, and …

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Ep 36: Building Strategic Partnerships to Address Current and Emerging Needs

Ep 36: Building Strategic Partnerships to Address Current and Emerging Needs

This week’s guest, Dr. Thomas Dammrich, is a seasoned association executive with 42 years of experience in working with members to build consensus around an action agenda to improve their industry. Currently a Business Strategist at the National Association of Healthcare Quality, Thom talks to us about his leadership style throughout the years being at …

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