Fun in Our Nation’s Capital

Fun in Our Nation’s Capital

I spent last week in our nation’s capital for various speaking engagements, client meetings, and new business meetings. I had quite a few firsts: My first Amtrak on a Sunday. Probably my last! My first airbnb experience at the delightful Whitman building – a mere 300 feet from the Washington Convention Center. How do you […]

Live Chat on May 7: Association Community Managers

Live Chat on May 7: Association Community Managers

Just five years ago, many associations were struggling with how to launch online social communities for their members. Some jumped into proprietary, member-only communities – with no plan for engagement Others thought Facebook and LinkedIn would suffice But the majority pressed “pause” and observed It’s five years later, the dust has settled, and it is […]

“I Hear It’s a Great Place to Work!”

“I Hear It’s a Great Place to Work!”

A simple and powerful statement – yet so hard to achieve. Over the past 12 months I have had the opportunity to visit a great number of associations and nonprofits. Some have exceptional employer brands and some need some work. But they all have one thing in common: the recognition that it has rapidly become […]