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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Ben reflects on the importance of community.  Video transcript available below: It’s almost Thanksgiving and the first thing I want to say is thank you to my family, friends, and to the folks I get to work with every day, it’s been a real pleasure. I’m also thankful to…

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Ben shares his favorite way to “own” a space during an association, professional society, or non-profit event.  Video transcript available below: One of the things we think works best when you’re having an event is to own the space. We do that in a lot of different ways. One of our favorite ways is…

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Ben recently traveled to Malta for an association meeting where he learned an easy way to give attendees real-time takeaways.  Video transcript available below: I’m here at an ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) meeting in Malta, and I saw something that I haven’t seen before. While each speaker was speaking, someone took down all…

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Before winter swoops in, Ben takes us back to one of his favorite memories this Summer. Learn how our team works to inspire the next generation and build community in this week’s tip.  Video transcript available below: I’m here at the Red Gate Farm in Buckland, Massachusetts. It’s a place where young people come,…

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Don’t go tearin’ up any hearts. Ben shares 3 quick questions he asks at the start of strategic planning sessions to see if staff are in sync. Learn more about establishing goal congruence in this week’s tip:  Video transcript available below: I’m honored to be able to facilitate strategic planning with organizations of all…

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Ben shares 3 things he’s learned from having a dog. Stay tuned for Ben’s bonus tip at the end!  Video transcript available below: Mac, our border collie, is one-year-old today, and I thought I’d do a tip about what I’ve learned from having a dog in our family. First of all, I didn’t have…

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Managing trade associations and professional organizations has taught us 3 keys to help motivate and engage volunteers.  Video transcript available below: I was interested to read a blog that Tessa O’Sullivan, one of our Senior Account Managers, wrote. You can find it here. Tessa’s blog describes 3 ways on how to help motivate volunteers.…

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