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Category: Association Management

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Onboarding During the Pandemic

How do you #onboard a new team member when most of your company is working from home? You bring the office to them! See how we made Olivia feel part of the team even when we’re far apart. Watch now: …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: No and Hell No

If you asked Ben 6 months ago if he would allow remote work, he had two answers: “no” and “hell no!” Now, if you ask is Team Markens successful working from home, he has two answers, “yes” and “hell yes!” …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: It’s Fun to Do the Impossible

What’s the most fun you have at work? For Ben, it’s doing the impossible! We’ve found that with the right combination of technology, #strategy, and optimism, you can surprise even yourself. Watch now:  Like, comment, or share this week’s …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Practice Patience — Immediately!

Is your “hair-on-fire” mentality driving you or your team nuts? In his most recent tip, Ben discusses the importance of practicing patience—immediately! Watch now:  Like, comment, or share this week’s tip on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Mathmachicken

Ben shares the legendary Mathmachicken in this week’s tip on the power of humor in virtual team-building! Watch now:  Like, comment, or share this week’s tip on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Bourbon and BS

How do you stay in touch while socially distant? Ben used to meet with his friends for “Bourbon and BS,” but now they’ve moved the fun to Zoom! Just goes to show how we can stay close even when we …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Associations Matter

Now, more than ever, we see the importance of associations. They have the power to connect and support communities even when life doesn’t go as expected. Helping these great organizations keeps our team motivated no matter what the job brings. …
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How to End a Remote Workday – the Markens Way!

Associations and businesses fortunate enough to be working from home are facing new challenges: finding ways to communicate virtually, keeping active in an increasingly sedentary lifestyle, and getting their minds to stop focusing on work once the day is done. …
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The Ultimate Guide for Operating Your Organization Remotely

COVID-19 has forced associations, membership organizations, and businesses to quickly shift to remote work. For some, this is an unprecedented shift. Luckily many of us are going through the same transition together. Wherever you are in the process, from getting …
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Ben’s Video Tip of the Week: Culture & Rituals

Ben shares how his team is promoting culture and maintaining rituals virtually. Learn more:  Like, comment, or share this week’s tip on Facebook and LinkedIn.