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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Planning Ahead

Business planning is like driving. You have to sit back and look down the road to avoid…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Engaging Employees

“Our organizations are nothing without the folks who work there.” Ben Markens shares how we use Gallup…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: First Time Attendees

Attending a conference for the first time can be daunting for even the most social person. Ben…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Accreditation

In 2014 our firm became accredited to the Association Management Company Institute. “It was definitely worth our…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Holidays

Many people take time off at the end of the year. Ben Markens has some food for…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: The Rocket Book

Ben Markens loves technology, and he found a notebook that allows him to connect his hand written…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Ways to Engage

“I’m always interested in new ways or continuing ways to engage the folks who work at The…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Bad News First

“Tell me the bad news first, because the good news will never hurt me.” Ben Markens advises…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Facilitation

Brainstorming is about quantity and creativity. Ben Markens shares some tips on being an effective facilitator.

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Getting More Out of Q & A

At your meetings, do you have problems getting people to participate during the Q&A portion? Here’s a…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Gobble Gobble

As Thanksgiving approaches we think about how thankful we are for our customers and members. Ben Markens…

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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Competitor’s Website

“The first place people go to learn about our organization is our website.” Ben Markens shares tips…

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