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Terminology

Associations, chambers of commerce, and other not-for-profit organizations have their language.

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Many associations maintain a subsidiary or related foundation.

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Putting-Out-the-Assoc-Fires-

They respond to urgent calls from members, media, and the government while trying to manage and govern an association.

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Kaizen-Assoc.-Improvements-

Can you help us take our association to the next level?

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Judging-the-Culture-of-an-Organization

“I’m eager to contribute time to a board or committee, but first, I want to know about the organization’s culture.

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History-of-NonProfits-1776-2011

The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4th, 1776, declaring independence from Britain.

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Franchise-Model-Structure-Strategy.

Would a franchise model benefit the association?

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Association-of-the-Future-

The executives described their organizations at a recent meeting of associations representing similar business sectors.

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Association-Trends-Award-

to hear Bob Harris, describe his typical work, anyone would get exhausted just listening to his itinerary.

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Associations-are-Made-for-Times-Like-These-

As the economy faltered and associations began hurting, “Associations are made for times like these.”

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Associations-Adapt-for-Relevance-

Though everyday adaptations are not always “radical,” boards might focus less on their past and more on the future.

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Association-Resources-Vertical-Councils-

The USA has more than 150,000 associations- Where do association professionals turn for help?

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Association-is-a-Business-

Corporate culture can be described as the beliefs and behaviors that determine how volunteers and staff interact and handle decisions.

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Association-DNA-Under-the-Surface-

DNA is the building block of the body.

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Alignment-in-the-Association

“We work within a framework, and our ideas should align with our strategic plan.”

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Advocacy-During-a-Pandemic-

During the pandemic, members are desperate. Rightfully, they turn to the association, their trusted source and indispensable partner.

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