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06/25/2017

10 Nonprofit Blogs You Should Be Following

Many smart folks in the nonprofit sector write great blogs

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06/25/2017

Stop Driving Your Board Chair Nuts

Be kind and thoughtful of those in volunteer leadership roles

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06/23/2017

New Projection: State Revenue Falls $1 Billion Short of Estimate

One issue that will get attention is finding long-term help for local governments

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06/23/2017

Lowering Farmland Values Means Homeowners Will Pay Higher Taxes

Several organizations oppose the plan to reduce farmers' taxes

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06/23/2017

Ohio Labor, Business Groups Oppose Senate Raid of Budget Funds

Groups believe the action sets a dangerous precedent

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06/23/2017

Ohio Craft Brewers Association Names New President

The new president is from Seventh Son Brewing

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06/23/2017

5 Signs You're Much Smarter Than Average

If these things apply to you there's a good chance you have a high IQ

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06/23/2017

Engage Retired Members

Don't miss out on this valuable category of members

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06/23/2017

I’m Pretty Sure I Remember That — False Memories

How our minds create memories they want us to have

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06/22/2017

Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Healthcare Bill

The bill calls for repealing large parts of the ACA, capping Medicaid funding

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06/22/2017

ASAE Urges Inclusiveness in Healthcare Debate

The organization feels the Senate should have sought input from outside experts

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06/22/2017

Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

The administration has pushed to reinstate the travel ban while the court reviews the ban

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06/22/2017

Hatch Calls for Feedback on Tax Reform

Republicans believe there is a need for transformational tax reform

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06/22/2017

A Case for Going Global With Certifications

Some reasons why associations should at least consider certifications

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06/22/2017

Optimize Your Community

Be crystal clear about what you want to achieve with your community

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06/22/2017

Taking On Stereotypes

How children see gender portrayed can impact their development

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06/22/2017

New Program Focuses on Digital Mastery for Finance Pros

The Digital Finance Academy aims to boost strategic decision-making

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06/22/2017

What Makes a Site Untrustworthy, Anyway?

Three categories determine trustworthiness

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06/21/2017

How to Respond to an Offensive Comment at Work

This is a tough situation where you have to weigh the merits of speaking up

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06/21/2017

A Summary Of Content Marketing Advice

This article distills content marketing strategy advice in 600 words

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06/21/2017

Secure Your Meeting

Associations must do more now than ever before to protect their members' data

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06/21/2017

Cybersecurity Badges

An unlikely organization is investing in online security

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06/21/2017

Is Now the Time to Embrace Podcasting?

As podcasting popularity grows, it may be time to venture into that segment

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06/20/2017

Make Your Employees Your First Line of Cybersecurity Defense

Consider these cybersecurity tips from OSAE Member thinkCSC

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06/20/2017

Maintain Authority Amid Leadership Challenges

What leaders can learn from Arianna Huffington

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06/20/2017

Diverse Stock Photos

New options will expand access to affordable graphics

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06/20/2017

Five Keys to Modernizing U.S. Infrastructure

The U.S. is falling behind as other nations advance

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06/20/2017

Social Crowdsourcing: Good for Philanthropy?

How organizations can draw awareness to their fundraising needs

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06/19/2017

10 Books Every Nonprofit Leader Should Read

Great lessons can be learned from the leaders who came before us

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06/19/2017

Industry Group Signs Letters Supporting Nominations to Surface Transportation Board

The agency is seeking new members to oversee its operations

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06/19/2017

Four Tips for Advocacy in Divisive Times

Former President Obama's press secretary gives his insights on effective advocacy

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06/19/2017

Membership Hack: A Simple Way to Find New Members

How prospect cards drive recruitment by board members

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06/19/2017

Add Value to Education

How organizations can go the extra mile to diversify their offerings

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06/16/2017

How to Become a People Whisperer

Communication is both an art and a science

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06/16/2017

How Your Company Can Attract Top-Notch Employees

Learn tips for how you can attract employees to your business

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06/16/2017

Prevent Meeting Fiascoes

It never hurts to pre-plan for a possible hiccup

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06/15/2017

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Travel Ban

The court's ruling is expected in the next few weeks

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06/15/2017

Senate Republicans Still Working on Health Bill

Senators have been asked to craft a kinder bill than the House passed

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06/15/2017

Congress Has Crowded Agenda Ahead of Tax Reform

Legislation related to healthcare, the debt ceiling and the budget are clogging up the process

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06/15/2017

Thune, Casey Introduce CHARITY Act

If enacted, the legislation would encourage charitable giving, simplify how charitable organizations' operations

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06/15/2017

Is Unlimited PTO Right for Your Organization?

Such a policy can help cure low spirits

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06/15/2017

Managing the Transition to Driverless Trucks

As they become more common, the problems that occur must be addressed

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06/15/2017

Groups Look to Automation to Combat Email Fatigue

This approach offers a more targeted approach to email campaigns

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06/15/2017

Connecting with Millennials on Social Media

Figuring out how to best deploy the latest product developemtn can be tricky

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06/15/2017

Apple's New Transparency is Huge for Podcasts Everywhere

How a move from the behemoth will reshape the industry

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06/15/2017

Ohio State Bar Foundation Announces Spring Grant Recipients

The organization awarded approximately $364,000 to eight unique projects across Ohio

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06/14/2017

The Hidden ROI of Thought Leadership

How this valuable benefit removes risk from the buying process

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06/14/2017

Targeting State Infrastructure Woes

How one organization's initiative is drawing attention to a crumbling system

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06/14/2017

Hiring Better Leaders

To develop the best leaders, look to certain personality characteristics

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06/14/2017

19 Public Speaking Tips to Find Success

Gather insights from a world-renowned speaker

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06/14/2017

How Good Managers Give Bad Employees Feedback

The best way to give low-performing employees feedback with great success

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06/14/2017

OSMA, Stratus Video, Partner to Bring Improved Language Access to Physicians

The goal is to offer improved language access to OSMA's membership

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06/14/2017

Study Points to Growing Bleisure Traveler Market

Millennials are extending business trips for a bit of vacation at a much higher rate than their predecessors

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06/13/2017

How Should You Handle Cold-Call Emails?

Personalization is key

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06/13/2017

Consider Corn Challenge

Crowdsourcing is the way of the future

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06/13/2017

New Group Gives Recruiters a Leg Up in Their Own Profession

A newly formalized association aims to expand networking for talent acquisition professionals

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06/13/2017

Cuban Business Group Signals Opportunities

Collaboration with Cubans, Cuban groups could be on the rise

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06/13/2017

Database Marketing and the Tragedy of the Commons

It's vital to consider how and how often we message our members

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06/12/2017

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place

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06/12/2017

Celebrate Retiree Members

How one organization hopes to celebrate, engage retirees for a lifetime

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06/12/2017

National Alzheimer’s Month Spotlights Caretaker Fatigue

These volunteers could use more help than they are currently receiving

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06/09/2017

Apple's Architect Says The Future of Offices Must be Flexible

Transportation is key when it comes to the changing dynamics of the future workforce

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06/09/2017

The New Chrome and Safari Will Reshape the Web

The two browsers may just change how the web works

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06/09/2017

Better Engage Virtual Meeting Attendees

How to to make sure your virtual audience feels just as connected as those onsite

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06/09/2017

IT Workforce Challenges

Where the future stands

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06/09/2017

Building Up Women

New Women in Fitness Association aims to boost female leadership

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06/08/2017

Senate is Studying Options on Health Care Bill

The greatest hurdles appear to be related to Medicaid and helping the poor

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06/08/2017

DHS Still Considering Laptop Ban on Inbound Flights

U.S. authorities have been discussing aviation security concerns with their European Union counterparts

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06/08/2017

Texas Governor Wants Action on Stalled Bathroom Bill

Some have argued that the bill is discriminatory

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06/08/2017

Lawsuit Claims Overtime Rule is in Effect

The suit was filed against Chipotle

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06/08/2017

Report Finds No FEC Violations in IRS Targeting Scandal

The report follows an investigation by the FEC inspector general’s office

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06/08/2017

Ohio State Bar Foundation Inducts 40 New Members

The OSBF is the philanthropic arm of the Ohio State Bar Association

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06/08/2017

Creative People Literally See the World Differently

What research has uncovered about creative personalities is mind-blowing

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06/08/2017

Call for Nominations: Consider Running for an OSAE Board Position

Now could be your chance to help OSAE build its future

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06/07/2017

The Next OSAE After Hours Event is Set for June 21, 2017

Join your peers for the last After Hours until fall 2017

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06/07/2017

Reaching Nonmembers

How you can allow nonmembers to engage with your organization

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06/07/2017

Cultivating Member Growth

Give your new members plenty of growth opportunities and enrichment

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06/07/2017

Four Steps to a Better Member Toolkit

Not all toolkits are created equal

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06/07/2017

Member Retention Ideas

Retention rates appear to be slipping this year

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06/07/2017

A Digital-first Crisis Communications Plan

Today's constant media stream has created a very volatile business environment

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06/06/2017

What Associations Should Know About MOOCs

The trend isn't going to disappear

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06/06/2017

Insights from Web Data

Web analytics often provide critical insights into how your site serves your members

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06/06/2017

An Action Plan for Staying Close to Remote Workers

Strong communication is the key

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06/06/2017

Boost Meeting Engagement

Start by removing barriers between your speakers and audience

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06/05/2017

Make Your Board Cyber-savvy

Cyber attacks are on the rise, but you can prepare before you're struck

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06/05/2017

A Path For Gender Parity in The C-Suite

A new study suggests that equality is on the rise

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06/05/2017

How Associations Are Preparing For The Next Generation

By diversifying their focus, they're helping to raise a future workforce

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06/05/2017

Highlight Member Voices

How you can use video to create interest, tell stories

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06/05/2017

Boost Your Webinar Views

Gain more ground with our online education

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06/04/2017

Six Things You'll Find the Smartest People Doing Every Day

You can be brainy and an intellectual, but that doesn't mean you're smart like these people

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06/02/2017

Journal of Environmental Horticulture Expands Scope and Accessibility

This is yet another step in increasing access, visibility of horticultural research

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06/02/2017

U.S. Approves Social Media Background Checks for Visa Applicants

Land of the free, home of the background-checked

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06/02/2017

The State of Association Technology

Where it stands and where it needs to go

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06/02/2017

You Should Use Reddit

Reddit holds a treasure trove of information for your organization

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06/02/2017

More Competition Offers Opportunity for Events

As consumer brands put a greater emphasis on in-person experiences, organizations must eye the need

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06/01/2017

Dean Ringle Named New Executive Director of CEAO

He served as the county engineer for Franklin County for 17 years

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06/01/2017

Democrats Hope to Use Net Neutrality Fight Against Republicans

Grassroots efforts aim to spark public outrage and cost Republicans votes in 2018

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06/01/2017

DHS Says Laptop Ban on Europe-US Flights Still Possible

The agency is also considering banning large electronics on all international flights into and out of the U.S.

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06/01/2017

White House Reveals Extent of Lobbying Waivers

At least 16 White House officials were granted waivers

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06/01/2017

How These Remote Workers Convinced Their Bosses They Can Work From Anywhere

It actually took less effort than you might think

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06/01/2017

To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day

Some of the best companies' leaders display these unconventional traits

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06/01/2017

To Be More Confident, Be More Vulnerable

Eight counter-intuitive ways to build confidence

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06/01/2017

Maximize Sponsorship Revenue

Consider all of the different components of sponsorship

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06/01/2017

The Hidden Costs of Cost-conscious Business Travel

Flexible travel programs may keep employees happier, less transient

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05/31/2017

Journalism's Role In Rethinking Membership

Get to know a journalist in order to improve your

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05/31/2017

Fire Chiefs Eye Diversity

How one organization is working to develop new leaders from underrepresented populations

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05/31/2017

Keep the World Warm

The initiative aims to dress poorer people in the world's colder climates

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05/31/2017

Takeaways From the CEO Genome Project

Here's what you can bring to your own organization

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05/31/2017

Why the Eight-hour Workday Doesn't Work

It's outdated, ineffective and harkens back to Industrial Revolution practices

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05/26/2017

Cloud Computing Isn't as Far Ahead as You Think

The benefits of cloud computing may be slight if you aren't using them right

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05/26/2017

"Browser Act" Brings Back Internet Privacy Rules, Extends Them Beyond ISPs

The proposed legislation has support from some industry groups

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05/26/2017

The Association Maintaining Memorial Day's Lasting Impact Overseas

Memorial Day remembrance reaches far beyond U.S. borders

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05/26/2017

ASAE to Host Webinar on State Policy Issues Featuring Ohio Society of CPAs

The webinar will be held May 31 at 2:00 p.m. ET

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05/26/2017

Trump Administration Releases FY18 Budget

The proposed budget would slash non-defense discretionary funding by more than $1.4 trillion

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05/26/2017

OGE Rejects White House Request to Halt Lobbying Investigation

The investigation is in relation to waivers issued to former lobbyists working in the administration

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05/26/2017

Congress Debates Border Tax

Some believe it could have a negative impact on consumers

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05/26/2017

Travel Ban Injunction Upheld By Fourth Circuit

This is yet another blow to the administration

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05/26/2017

Healthcare Bill Moves to the Senate

The plan is projected to leave 23 million more Americans without insurance by 2026

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05/25/2017

Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner to Keynote OSBA Annual LGBTQ & Allies Diversity & Inclusion Conference

The Ohio native is one of several leading scholars who will present

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05/25/2017

OSU Research Project Focuses on Huntington Convention Center Bees

Pollen traps to measure where bees collect pollen in urban areas

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05/25/2017

Despite Security, Concerts Provide ‘Target-Rich’ Environments

How to better protect people attending events

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05/25/2017

Manchester Attack: Event, Venue Groups Eye Security Focus

Event groups pledge to reinforce their safety strategies, share information with members

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05/25/2017

Don't Be Shy

Ignoring public speaking opportunities hurts you, your organization

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05/25/2017

Changing Your Look From the Inside Out

How the Ohio Restaurant Association Rebranded

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05/24/2017

Should You Add an Associate Member Category?

Before adding a new category, plan carefully

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05/24/2017

Fix Your Leader Pipeline

Reassessing your organization's leadership path

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05/24/2017

Supreme Court Ruling Halts "Forum Shopping" in Patent Suits

Many business and tech groups support the ruling

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05/24/2017

Goodbye, Checks

Consider the benefits electronic payments provide

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05/23/2017

Inside the Unicorn Economy

All that glitters isn't gold

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05/23/2017

Drone Debate Rages Following Decision Striking Down Registration Rule

Small aerial devices can now fly the skies without regulation

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05/23/2017

Your Camera Wants to Kill Your Keyboard

How will the move to all-things image-based impact organizations in the future?

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05/23/2017

A Copyright Case for Online Community Moderators to Watch

Associations that allow users to post content on their sites should be paying attention

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05/23/2017

Storytelling Strategies to Engage the Next Generation

Engage your members to tell their own stories, spread their own tales of success

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05/23/2017

Nurses Needed

Schools are attempting to remedy the issue by launching accelerated programs

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05/23/2017

Lean on Your Board

How to motivate your board in your fundraising efforts

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05/22/2017

Prepping for the Future

How one organization is preparing its members for technology breakthroughs

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05/22/2017

Keep Ex-Board Members Close (But Not Too Close)

A sense of balance and inclusion can set the right tone

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05/22/2017

A Case to Expand the Charitable Deduction

A group concerned with budget proposals' impact on charitable giving has an idea

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05/22/2017

Membership Hack: Workshop Essentials

How post-training workshops can boost members' knowledge

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05/19/2017

Three Ways Learning a New Language Helps Your Brain

Language-learning can make you a more creative-problem solver

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05/19/2017

Community Service: Tap Into Attendee Expertise

Consider creative ways to give back to your conference's host city

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05/18/2017

McConnell Slow-walks Health Bill in Senate

Many senators have concerns over the bill

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05/18/2017

Ninth Circuit Hears Travel Ban Appeal

The ban has already been frozen by two courts

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05/18/2017

U.S., E.U. Officials Discuss Laptop Ban

The ban is already in place for flights from other parts of the world

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05/18/2017

ASAE Submits Comments on ‘Extreme Vetting’

The organization expressed its thoughts on the Trump administration's proposed new standards

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05/18/2017

Make Your Point Visually

How you frame your data is often more powerful than the data itself

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05/18/2017

A Big-name Collaboration

A new partnership aims to shed light on the world’s most common cancer

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05/18/2017

Tech Buying Moves Beyond the IT Department

Other organizational units now take more of a hands-on role in purchasing

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05/18/2017

A Case for Conducting Exit Interviews

They can give you the knowledge you need to make talent-saving tweaks to your business

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05/16/2017

Building Burrito Brand Loyalty

When brands suffer, many target their loyalists to buoy their images

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05/16/2017

How to Be More Likable

by John Millen

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05/16/2017

OSAE Member Issues Warning About WannaCry Ransomware

This article includes tips and security measures to follow

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05/16/2017

An RFP Rethink

A standardized RFP process would create a more useful starting point for engaged parties

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05/16/2017

Should You Build Scarcity Into Your Model?

Think about how you position your own offerings in the marketplace

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05/16/2017

Public Comments Sought on Trump Administration's Extreme Vetting Procedures

The deadline for public comment is May 18, 2017

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05/16/2017

The WannaCry Ransomware Hackers Made Some Real Amateur Mistakes

Malware analysts say the creators' poor choices have limited both its scope, profit

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05/10/2017

13 Critical Career Lessons Leaders Wished They'd Learned Sooner

With time and distance comes great perspective

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05/10/2017

Register Now for the MPIOH/OSAE Joint CMP Study Session

Find out more about the informational event

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05/10/2017

Annual Meeting Staff Survival Tips

Consider these tips prior to your next big event or annual conference

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05/10/2017

Register Now for the 2017 Annual Conference

Take advantage of the early-bird registration rate

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05/10/2017

Knowing Versus Doing

Use stories to build a culture of IT awareness

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05/08/2017

Membership Hack: Repeat Advocates

Some organizations are stepping up how they recognize their politically-engaged members

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05/08/2017

When Email Goes Wrong

An inaccurate email leaves a bad impression - no matter the recipient

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05/08/2017

How One Nonprofit Is Working to Raise Corporate Standards

A nonprofit is working to make the case for ethical corporate behavior

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05/08/2017

The Case for Grooming Internal Talent

Leadership transitions can improve when internal talent is properly groomed

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05/04/2017

Trump Relaxes 501(c)(3) Political Activity Rules

The executive order attempts to neutralize the Johnson Amendment

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05/04/2017

House GOP Plans Health Care Vote Today

The bill includes provisions appeasing the Freedom Caucus

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05/04/2017

House Passes Bill to Change Overtime Rules

The GOP-introduced bill passed mostly along party lines

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05/04/2017

Democrats Introduce Federal LGBTQ-Rights Bill

The bill is expected to draw ire from White House, GOP lawmakers

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05/04/2017

Fundraising Growth Slows

Some tie the shrinkage to negativity following the 2016 election

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05/04/2017

The Website Security Debate You Should Keep an Eye On

It’s rooted in a squabble between two of the world’s largest technology companies

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05/04/2017

Report: Political Stress at Work Worsening

Political wedges have grown since the 2016 election, especially among diverse cultures

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05/04/2017

Reach Millennials, Gen Z With Snapchat

Some tips on how to incorporate it into your next event, campaign

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05/03/2017

Why You Shouldn't 'Be Yourself' at Work

The most common career advice can be completely misleading

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05/03/2017

This Question Can Make Your To-Do List A Lot More Manageable

Getting the right things done doesn’t have to be complicated

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05/03/2017

Report: Content Marketing Getting More Interactive

Sales and membership staff rely heavily on this channel

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05/03/2017

Win Back Your Lapsed Members

Consider strategies to bring departed members back into the fold

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05/03/2017

A Menu Label Reprieve

Some associations have called for the delay while some remain worried

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05/03/2017

Political and Social Factors Could Upend Travel Industry

Global issues are impacting how people view travel

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05/02/2017

Complacency - The Creation of the Micromanaging Leader

This can impact overall morale and lead to long-term dissatisfaction

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05/02/2017

Data Migration Pains

Prior to a rollover, make sure you're fully prepared

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05/02/2017

Why It's So Hard to Topple Twitter

It's difficult to get people to embrace new forms of social media

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05/02/2017

A Big Chill

Cold weather has impacted vineyards, causing industry groups to lend a hand

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05/01/2017

An "Unusual" Cup of Joe

How to stand out from your peers

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05/01/2017

Resilience: Option A For When Life Inevitably Throws Option B at You

No one is immune from the certainty of change

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05/01/2017

How to Lead (and Build) a Change-Focused Staff

Clear benchmarks, personal support can move staffs in the right direction

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05/01/2017

A Name Refresh

The Convention Industry Council has re-branded itself

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05/01/2017

Regulatory Accountability Act Introduced in Senate with Bipartisan Support

The bill creates a more transparent, accountable regulatory process for American businesses

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05/01/2017

Fighting Human Trafficking

A human trafficking initiative gains steam via unexpected partnerships

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05/01/2017

How AAA's New Car-Sharing Service Thinks Beyond Ownership

Gig is designed to target urbanites who don't own cars and don't want to

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05/01/2017

Lessons From the United Airlines Incident

How the airline appears to be working things out

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05/01/2017

Forget Millennials and Boomers, Gen X Will Save The Workplace

Find some inspiration from the next generation of up-and-coming leaders

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04/28/2017

OSAE Joins Coalition to Support Business Education

The coalition's initiatives also tie closely to the OSAE Foundation mission

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04/28/2017

Doesn't Feel Like Home

Airbnb still has many critics, especially among travel departments

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04/28/2017

For the Kids: Child-Friendly Conference Events

Here are some ways associations are welcoming children at their meetings

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04/28/2017

National Volunteer Week Reminder: Keep Yours Engaged

Tips for engaging and involving your volunteer leadership

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04/28/2017

Groups Respond to Net Neutrality Rollback Plan

The new stance drew mixed responses from industry groups

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04/27/2017

House ACA Repeal Compromise Gains Support

The compromised bill caters to the wants of the Freedom Caucus

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04/27/2017

Trump Ready to Take Reins on Tax Reform

Democrats call the proposed plan a nightmare

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04/27/2017

Congressional Funding Bill in Flux

To avoid a shutdown, GOP leaders are supporting a one-week funding extension

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04/27/2017

Tips for Enforcing the Office Dress Code

As temperatures climb, modesty can wane

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04/27/2017

Don't Believe the Hype: Finding the Facts

How the American Beverage Association is working to dispel false claims

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04/27/2017

How Associations Prepare for Workforce Shortages

Many industries are encountering huge deficits of employees as Boomers retire

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04/27/2017

Groups Concerned over Census Budget Shortfall

Some organizations are worried the U.S. Census Bureau may not have the resources it needs

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04/27/2017

Meetings Bring More than Money to Host Cities

Innovation is among one of the leading results

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04/27/2017

Tell Great Stories

A little drama can boost your organization's message

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04/26/2017

Snapchat for Attendees

Use the tool to tell your members' stories

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04/26/2017

Membership Magic: Insights from Orlando

Consult a few strategies from a recent YourMembership conference in Florida

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04/26/2017

Emergency Update

How a newly created emergency call standard could benefit North America, Europe

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04/26/2017

After Science March, Groups Pledge Action

Dozens of associations say they plan to build on marches' momentum

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04/26/2017

Decline and Fall of the Editor

Our current cultural aversion to anything that smacks of authority puts editors into the crosshairs

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04/25/2017

Could H-1B Crackdown Hurt Nonprofit Hiring?

Changes to hiring practices of foreign workers could impact our industry

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04/25/2017

Membership Data You Need to Know

Consider these factors when focusing on the data

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04/25/2017

Is Association Technology at a Turning Point?

How to push the industry forward

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04/24/2017

VIP Experiences That Drive Revenue

Extra perks can boost your bottom line at events, conferences

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04/24/2017

Crowdfunding Community

The community is targeted at those looking to launch a campaign

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04/24/2017

Coalition’s Standards Draw Attention After Ad-Blocking Rumor

Google is rumored to be investigating an ad blocker in Chrome

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04/24/2017

Why the Corner Office Could Use Some Introverts

Score one for the introverts

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04/24/2017

Membership Hack: Micro-Advocacy

Utilize regional members to conduct grassroots campaigns

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04/24/2017

Texas House Considers Discriminatory Bill

ASAE, others oppose the legislation

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04/21/2017

Reasons to Have Business Cards

by Maria Christensen

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04/21/2017

New Tool Lets HR Test Applicants' Cybersecurity Skills

Organizations struggle to close their workforce's cybersecurity skills gap

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04/21/2017

Trump to End Transparency, Make White House Visitor Logs Secret

The decision was announced late last week

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04/21/2017

Congress Prepares for Budget Showdown

Lawmakers committed to fighting healthcare provisions keep creating conflict

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04/21/2017

Texas Committee Holds Hearing on Controversial Bathroom Bill

Many business groups oppose the new bill

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04/21/2017

ASAE Opposes Tennessee Bill Aimed at Association Codes of Ethics

New bill would curtail association codes of ethics in Tennessee

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04/19/2017

Parks Association Urges People to Become Advocates

One organization is calling on the public to reach out to lawmakers about supporting a new bill to protect our national parks

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04/19/2017

Loan Forgiveness Uncertainty Worries Many

Some are facing uncertainty over whether DOE will continue to recognize their student loan forgiveness eligibility

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04/19/2017

Why We Shouldn't Be Afraid to Fail

Nobody gets it right 100 percent of the time

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04/18/2017

Understanding the Threat of Cyber Security Attacks

Key insights to consider when analyzing how to safeguard your organization

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04/18/2017

Why The Next Person You Hire Should Be Overqualified

Hiring someone whose overqualified can be a win for both the employer and the employee

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04/18/2017

Association Uses Facebook Live to Expand Education

How to make a meeting-based education session accessible year-round

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04/18/2017

Five Event Strategies You Can Borrow for Earth Day

Find inspiration in these clever activities

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04/18/2017

Don't Redesign Your Website. Instead, Iterate

Iterative design is a philosophy for your association to follow no matter the platform

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04/18/2017

OABA Welcomes Janice Welsheimer as Director of Educational Programs

She possesses a wealth of agricultural knowledge

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04/17/2017

Set Ground Rules Before Encountering Board Cultural Differences

Culture is a word that encompasses a variety of backgrounds and differences

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04/17/2017

Tax Reform Pessimism

Business owners are doubtful they will see tax reform in the near future

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04/17/2017

Social Media Makes You a Better Leader - Really

Research finds social media activity makes leaders more effective at their jobs

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04/17/2017

New Tool Helps Privacy Pros Better Respond to Data Breaches

It's important to know your responsibilities in today's online age

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04/13/2017

Trump Says ACA Repeal Still Top Priority

Democrats say such a move will strip the president of support, even from his admirers

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04/13/2017

White House Developing Tax Reform Plan

The plan is expected before August

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04/13/2017

Sanctuary Cities Issue Could Trigger Shutdown

The Trump administration is urging lawmakers to deny funding to these cities

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04/13/2017

Concern Mounting About DOE Loan Forgiveness

The DOE is claiming letters of approval are non-binding

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04/13/2017

The Power of Leadership Vulnerability

Humans are wired to help one another

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04/13/2017

Stay Protected From Online Copyright Claims

Associations can protect themselves from copyright claims using the “safe harbor” provision

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04/13/2017

Deciphering Dress Code Dos and Don'ts

Consider reviewing your dress code polices as warmer weather impacts people's behavior

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04/13/2017

Boost Internal Meetings

High-quality internal meetings can boost camaraderie, engagement

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04/13/2017

Amenity Upgrades

Technology is changing how properties serve their guests

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04/12/2017

Nonprofits Can Leverage Big Data to Further Their Missions

What nonprofits should be thinking about as they adopt new technologies

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04/12/2017

How to Avoid a Self-Inflicted Cloud Disaster

Practical steps companies can take to ensure their cloud services do not go down

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04/12/2017

Report: Public Struggles to Grasp Cybersecurity

Issues related to technological security remain a leading fear among consumers

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04/12/2017

Make Engagement More Fun with Digital Badges

These non-traditional forms of recognition encourage small acts of engagement

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04/12/2017

Facebook Certified

The new certification allows journalists to better utilize the platform

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04/12/2017

Quiet Your Mind by Implementing Meditation in the Workplace

Practicing mindfulness can boost awareness of experiences, historical choices

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04/11/2017

McAfee Warns Users of Suspicious Activities in Microsoft Office Suite

Critical office zero-day attacks detected in the wild

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04/11/2017

Is Your Nonprofit's Mission Disruptable?

Remove your "rose-colored" glasses

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04/11/2017

Email Drives Traffic

Prioritize email strategy to fuel engagement

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04/11/2017

Livin' on the Edge: What's Beyond the Cloud?

As cloud-computing technology matures, objections to its use are lessening

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04/11/2017

Tile With Style

Evaluate fresh approaches to highlight the benefits of your organization

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04/11/2017

Sensing an Opportunity

Diversify your messaging tactics when you see others encountering barriers to success

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04/11/2017

Make Your Website Accessible to the Disabled

Consider this five-step approach to being ADA-compliant

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04/10/2017

Workers' Comp Programs Fight Addiction Among Injured Workers

New laws are impacting how the Ohio BWC responds to this problem

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04/10/2017

CAE Professional Designation

Don't ignore the signs when they abound

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04/10/2017

Succession Planning

No longer are people as connected to their jobs as they once were

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04/10/2017

First Steps for Strategic Expansion

When considering expanding membership categories, plan accordingly

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04/10/2017

Reconsider Your Job Board Strategy

New approaches may boost Millennial engagement

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04/10/2017

One Cool Idea

High-pressure processing could be a great way to simplify pasteurizing foods

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04/10/2017

Make Professional Development More Meaningful for Members

Getting industry members excited about learning is clearly a valuable long-term goal for associations

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04/06/2017

GOP Tweaks Health Care Plan Before Recess

The new version calls into question what protections Americans with pre-existing conditions would have

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04/06/2017

House Republicans Urge Trump to Fire IRS Chief

Fifteen GOP members believe the chief has numerous shortcomings

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04/06/2017

Trump Administration Considers "Extreme Vetting"

ASAE believes some of the measures may be excessive

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04/06/2017

Nonprofits Push to Retain Johnson Amendment

More than 4,500 organizations are opposed to changes to the amendment

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04/06/2017

5 Ways to Keep Hiring Disasters at Bay

Think of hiring as match making; make sure the tangibles and intangibles align

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04/06/2017

Pizza Hut Is Being Eaten Up By Its Competition

The reason why is a failure to adapt to changing consumer behaviors

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04/05/2017

New Media Alliance Tackles the Fake News Epidemic

Following last year's presidential election, new agencies are facing greater scrutiny

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04/05/2017

A Marketing Boost

Lower salaries often impact the job applications non-profits receive for marketing roles

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04/05/2017

To Deepen Engagement, Redefine Volunteering

Strengthen engagement by creating opportunities that match your members’ volunteering preferences

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04/04/2017

ISP Privacy Rollback's Backlash Puts Telecom on Defense

President Trump signed the bill into law on April 3, 2017

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04/04/2017

Building a Brand

Sometimes a refresh is necessary in order to redefine your image

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04/04/2017

Could Affiliate Marketing Hold Potential for You?

This model provides associations the potential to gain a non-dues revenue source

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04/03/2017

How Do People Perceive You?

by John Millen

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04/03/2017

Checking Your Grassroots Blood Supply

Eight things to do now to improve your grassroots results

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04/03/2017

Every Innovation Starts With Imitation

How learning starts by looking outward and then borrowing

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04/03/2017

Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy?

Open a tab and make some noise

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04/03/2017

Will You Soon be Paying for Twitter?

How social media access could go premium

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04/03/2017

The Conservative Case Against Trashing Online Privacy Rules

Cable, data companies' interests outweighed consumers' rights

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04/03/2017

Why Advocacy Needs to Move Beyond "Awareness"

New research finds we must define actionable, achievable calls to action to motivate members

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04/03/2017

The Age of Agile Advocacy for Associations

How social media is redefining advocacy efforts

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04/03/2017

Distraction Dangers

More and more people are distracted whilst doing their daily tasks than ever before

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04/03/2017

Membership Hack: Young Members Pitching In

Drive engagement through cause-oriented projects

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03/31/2017

Spring Cleanup for Meetings & Events Professionals

Consider using these tips to update your event tactics

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03/31/2017

Updated Guide Focuses on Spanish-language LGBTQ News Coverage

The guide aims to help journalists accurately report on the the LGBTQ community

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03/31/2017

Innovation. Disruption. Revolution.

What this means for associations

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03/30/2017

Federal Judge Extends Block on Travel Ban

The Justice Department continues to disagree with the judge's ruling

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03/30/2017

Another Government Funding Debate Looms in April

If not circumvented, the federal government could once again be shut down

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03/30/2017

NC Legislature Passes HB 2 Compromise

The bill now goes to the governor for his signature

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03/30/2017

Trump, GOP Moving on to Tax Reform

Following its healthcare failure, the White House is pushing for fast-paced tax reform

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03/30/2017

Report Finds Gender Wage Gap Closing at Sluggish Rate

This is not just a problem in for-profit workplaces

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03/30/2017

Some Morning Advice for Event Planners

Consider completing several key tasks before 9 a.m.

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03/30/2017

How to Create a Culture That Embraces Sales

Implement these tips to drive a culture-based approach

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03/30/2017

Controversy Lingers Over Privacy Rules Rollback

The change rolls back Obama-era privacy protections

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03/29/2017

Add Productivty to the Last Hour of the Day

Productivity tends to crash at 4 p.m., but it shouldn't

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03/29/2017

Campaign Looks to Recruit New Workforce

New approaches to job recruiting continue to emerge

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03/29/2017

Restaurant Group Dishes up Grease-control Toolkit

Smart operators know to avoid the drain

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03/28/2017

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

Watch this video from Adam Grant to understand the role you play in your workplace

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03/28/2017

Tablets, laptops banned from cabin baggage on flights to USA, UK from 10 airports

The ban is a result of continued terrorist threats

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03/28/2017

CTA Puts Strong Focus on Securing Connected Devices

Strong security protocols should be in place the day you install new software, launch new devices

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03/28/2017

Brand Safety: Online Advertising’s Achilles Heel

Advertisers have begun to seriously examine ads and the pages where they appear

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03/28/2017

Growing Global

ASFD has moved in an international direction via its award program

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03/28/2017

Who Should Pay for Paid Leave, Anyway?

While it has broad support, the devil lies in the details

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03/28/2017

Americans Are Drinking a Lot More Coffee These Days

Gourmet coffee roasts have come to define the U.S. market

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03/27/2017

Are You Being Sarcastic?

by John Millen

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03/27/2017

Why a Big Change Isn’t the Best Fix

Poll finds CEOs may need to focus more on stability, less on innovation

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03/27/2017

Membership Hack: Card-Carrying Volunteer Recruiter

Help your volunteers recruit by removing engagement barriers

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03/27/2017

Love It or Hate It - Business Travel Pros & Cons

Hyper-mobility is impacting business travelers more so do today than in years before

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03/23/2017

Trump’s Labor Nominee Grilled on Overtime Rule

Acosta questions the validity of the rule

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03/23/2017

Brady Wants Tax Reform Markup This Spring

Tax reform remains a huge priority for Congress

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03/23/2017

GOP Health Plan Up for Floor Vote Tonight

Some say the bill is short of the votes needed for passage

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03/23/2017

7 Inexpensive Company Perks That Will Make Your Employees a Lot Happier

Here's a mix of free and low-priced ways to make your employees happier

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03/23/2017

Small Business Leaders Speak Out Against 'Trumpcare'

It could stifle entrepreneurship, they say

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03/23/2017

Nonprofit Would Spread Obama Presidential Library's Benefits

The nonprofit would manage the potential economic impact the center will have on nearby communities

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03/23/2017

Boost Revenue With Sponsored Digital Content

These pieces not only provide useful information to members but also serve as a steady revenue stream

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03/23/2017

Keep What Works

Don't abandon tried-and-true practices for the latest fad

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03/23/2017

Fighting Food Waste

Industry leaders are looking at ways to curb this huge problem

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03/22/2017

Joint Membership: The "Special Sauce" for Chapter Relations

Joint membership often has advantages for both national and local organizations

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03/22/2017

Capturing the Attention of Potential Donors

Consider tying your donation outreach to mobile engagement

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03/22/2017

Report: Women Underrepresented in Cybersecurity Field

Despite the industry's growth, women face substantial hurdles

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03/22/2017

Poll Finds Public Holds Negative Image of Corporate Leadership

The report focused mostly on "for-profit" entities

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03/21/2017

OSAE Speaks Out Against Tax on Lobbyists, Other Service Industries

This new tax would negatively impact Ohio's small businesses, including non-profits

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03/21/2017

How to Save Money on Event Tech

Consider where it makes the most sense to cut corners

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03/21/2017

Why People Aren’t Opening Your Emails

Email marketing often gets ignored, but sometimes the problem is bigger than "checked out" members

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03/21/2017

Breaking Down Walls

How independent audits can improve communication

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03/20/2017

OABA Shares Agricultural Policy with General Assembly at Legislative Reception

The event served as a strong reminder of agriculture's powerful role in Ohio's economy

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03/20/2017

Membership Hack: Milestone Moments

Find ways to boost renewals, attract new and lapsed members

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03/20/2017

Trump Administration's Draft Budget Plan Raises Alarm for Nonprofits

Many agencies non-profit organizations rely upon face deep budget cuts

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03/20/2017

Report: Terror Risk Tops Safety Concerns for Business Travelers

Travelers worry about staying safe while away from home

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03/20/2017

A Better Way to Train Boards: Take a Look

Help alleviate the challenge of board training

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03/17/2017

The Art of Mass Personalization at Conferences

The incidence of people expecting personalized experiences continues to rise

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03/17/2017

Are You Ready for the Snapchat Generation?

Perhaps you're still unclear what all the fuss is about

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03/17/2017

So, What Happens if Millions of Americans Lose Healthcare Coverage?

Some premiums may decline while others could lose access to assistance

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03/16/2017

Associations Get in the St. Patrick's Day Spirit

Everyone is Irish for the day, and associations take note

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03/16/2017

Trump Calls for Deep Cuts in Budget Blueprint

Despite the cuts, the proposed budget calls for significant military spending

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03/16/2017

Ryan Says Health Care Bill Will Change

The expected changes would address some of the concerns with the bill

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03/16/2017

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

The administration has called the ruling "terrible" and "sad"

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03/16/2017

Timothy Berning Named 2017 Ohio CCA of the Year

Berning has made significant contributions to the agriculture industry

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03/16/2017

5 Morning Rituals That Will Double Your Energy Levels

Use these simple habits to not only win your day but to also change your life

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03/16/2017

How to Develop a Workspace That Benefits Both Introverts and Extroverts

The best ways to create a workspace that helps both introverts and extroverts

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03/16/2017

7 Ways to Help Your Employees Save Money This Year

You can model the savings behavior you want them to emulate and provide them some tools

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03/16/2017

Millennial-friendly Benefits Worth Considering

Sometimes a free lunch is all you need to offer

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03/16/2017

Google, Library Association Team Up on Coding Initiative

Libraries are institutions of learning – not just from books

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03/16/2017

Why One Association is Letting Its Chapters Take Over Instagram

The goal is to drive engagement, offer endless perspectives

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03/16/2017

Cheerios' Cause Marketing

How Buzzy is sharing the plight of the humble bumblebee

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03/15/2017

Moving In, Moving Up

How to adapt to changes in workflow, meet new workforce expectations

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03/15/2017

Digging Deeper Into Membership Renewal Trends

New report discovers well-known fact: Membership renewal isn't easy

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03/15/2017

New Coalition Plays Up Diversity Initiative

Advertising industry takes on diversity to diversify its ranks

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03/15/2017

Event Trends

Digitally savvy attendees expect a mobile ticketing experience

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03/14/2017

How The New York Times Turned Unsolicited Donations Into a Successful Program

Discover how one non-profit is benefiting from consumers' benevolence

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03/14/2017

Optimize Your Website for Donations

Remove the hiccups and boost simplicity

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03/14/2017

How the "Streaming Culture" Has Redefined Consumer Behaviors

People expect what they want the second they want it

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03/14/2017

A New Way to Consider Content Management

How headless CMS can boost your online footprint

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03/13/2017

A Glimpse at Association Staffing Trends

Attracting, retaining qualified staffers is an ongoing problem

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03/13/2017

Lessons From the Uber Crisis

When damaging information goes viral, leadership training is often too little, too late

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03/13/2017

Major and Messy Winter Storm Bears Down on Nation's Capital

What to expect and answers to frequent questions

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03/13/2017

Communication Will Matter This Season – Actually, Every Season

by Peter Margaritis, The Accidental Accountant

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03/13/2017

Report: $100 Billion in Airport Infrastructure Needed

Trade group believes gap should be covered by increase in passenger fees

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03/09/2017

GOP Attempts to Sell Health Care Bill to Skeptics

Naysayers believe that the CBO should score the bill prior to its implementation

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03/09/2017

Debt Limit Debate to Emerge This Fall

New CBO report predicts that the issue will arise before the year is out

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03/09/2017

Trump’s New Travel Ban Takes Effect Next Week

The latest ban is designed to withstand legal scrutiny unlike its predecessor

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03/09/2017

Simplification of Net Asset Classifications is a Breath of Fresh Air

by Tamara A. Johnson, CPA, Clark Schaefer Hackett

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03/09/2017

Alethephobia

Cultures of innovation are harder to achieve than many believe they are

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03/09/2017

Ohio AG to Host CyberOhio Business Summit

The event will be held March 31 in Lewis Center, Ohio

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03/09/2017

Smart Energy Management Strategies

The right relationship can increase members' efficiencies, too

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03/09/2017

Building a Better Relationship With Your Association's Financial Advisor

Transparent communication is the key to success

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03/09/2017

How Millennials are Changing Business Travel

The digitally-obsessed demographic is shifting business travel trends

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03/09/2017

Travel, Meetings Industry Groups Raise Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

Industry groups in the travel sectors are emphasizing the need for a balance on security and travel issues

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03/08/2017

The Global Gender Gap: Research and Researchers

While although women publish less than men, their publications are cited, downloaded about the same

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03/08/2017

Great Ideas Session Reveals How You Should Lead on Social Media

Remember: Be honest, thoughtful to avoid calamaties

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03/08/2017

When Examining a Membership Dues Increase, Practice Careful

Being consistent with dues increases, keeping them modest can help an association financially

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03/07/2017

Battling Harassment

How Twitter is taking on trolls

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03/07/2017

Boost Your Confidence

Exuding some key traits can enhance your image

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03/07/2017

Why Employees Resist Collaboration Tools

When new tools are introduced, they are often ignored

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03/06/2017

How to Crush Your To-Do List Without Multitasking

Try multi-purposing your tasks by looking at the big picture

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03/06/2017

What Successful People Know About Taking Calculated Risks

Calculated risks make the difference between an ordinary and an extraordinary life

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03/06/2017

How Higher CEO Pay Can Impact an Organization

Be aware: Higher executive pay tends to make your organization a magnet for extra scrutiny

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03/06/2017

Membership Hacks: Two-for-one Fly-ins

Save members money by tag-teaming your advocacy efforts

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03/06/2017

Jewish Center, School Groups Ramp Up Response to Bomb Threats

More than 100 bomb threats have targeted Jewish centers, school this year

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03/03/2017

Sixteen Graduate from OABA's LAUNCH Program

This robust executive leadership development program aims to fill a looming void in agribusiness

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03/02/2017

White House Still Tweaking Revised Travel Ban

The new version is expected to be more concise than its derailed predecessor

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03/02/2017

Budget-challenged IRS Lags in Enforcement

Challenges expected to continue as federal budget slashes mount

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03/02/2017

GOP Remains Split on Tax Credits in ACA Replacement

Conflict exists in Congress over how to move forward

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03/02/2017

Twitter Continues to Combat Harassment

Abusive behavior from trolls should be addressed immediately

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03/02/2017

What To Do If A Conference Speaker Cancels On You

Utilize this cheat sheet should your speaker bail on you at the last minute

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03/02/2017

How to Appeal to the Introverted Among Us

Create engagement opportunities by respecting this personality trait

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03/02/2017

The Fundamental Differences Between Leadership and Management

Combining visionary leadership and great management achieves winning results

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03/02/2017

Groups Prepare Members for Increased Immigration Enforcement

These organizations are making sure their members are ready to navigate the increased oversight

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03/02/2017

Horticultural Research Institute Recognizes Leaders, Donors

Nearly $200,000 in Donations Recognized

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03/01/2017

Escape the "Noise"

Find the pathway to "being heard"

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02/24/2017

Your OSAE Board is Working For You

by Kathie Cesa, 2017 OSAE Board President

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02/24/2017

Make Your Meeting a Jobs Hub

There are benefits to having a career center at your conference

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02/24/2017

How to Keep Employees Focused When Stress is High

Support your staff's wellness while keeping them on task

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02/23/2017

White House Pushes Back New Travel Order

New order expected to be issued next week

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02/23/2017

Mnuchin Aims for Tax Reform by August Recess

Specific prescriptions for tax reform will be delivered before the summer break

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02/23/2017

Trump Rolls Back Transgender Protections

Administration claims states are better suited to gauge the need for such laws

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02/23/2017

What To Do When You Land a Big Name Spokesperson

Recognized names lend awareness, support to small programs

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02/23/2017

Report Highlights Content Marketing Trends

It may be time to rethink your content marketing strategy

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02/23/2017

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

By setting the right goals, you can boost your job performance

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02/22/2017

A Direct Mail Disruptor

Direct mail is making a comeback

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02/22/2017

Instill Ninja-like Reflexes in Your Membership Team

Train your team to jump over obstacles - planned and unplanned

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02/22/2017

Influencer Marketing is Still on The Rise

Uncover the best ways to utilize this tactic

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02/21/2017

Survey Finds Cyber Security Skills Gap Leaves 25 Percent of Organizations Exposed

There are several steps organizations can employ to reduce this threat

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02/21/2017

Test Prep

Online instructive tools tend to be a new approach for boosting membership

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02/21/2017

Industry Group Raises Alarm About Cybersecurity Skills Gap

More organizations are hard at work trying to fill the information security roles

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02/21/2017

What You Should Know About Secure Messaging

Encrypted messaging is gaining steam in the association world

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02/20/2017

Four OSAE Members Earn Their CAE Credential

Once again, 100 percent of OSAE member participants pass the certification exam

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02/16/2017

House Leaders Present Menu of ACA Repeal Options

Some provisions would become effective concurrently to assuage the effects of repealing the federal healthcare inititaive

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02/16/2017

Trump Preparing Government Reorganization Order

Agencies allegedly will be directed to draft plans on how to improve their missions

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02/16/2017

White House to Issue New Travel Order

Stymied by court action, Trump administration investigates other routes for travel ban

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02/16/2017

Facebook Could Be The New LinkedIn

Facebook's new Jobs page lets you search for work opportunities

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02/16/2017

4 Components of a Good Reserves Policy

Association finance isn't all the different from personal finance

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02/16/2017

How a Google Engineer Sets Up Google Analytics

There are easier ways to get the most out of the tracking system

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02/16/2017

What You Should Know About IRS Phishing Schemes

As an employer, associations need to be aware of what risks exist

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02/15/2017

Opening the Door to Government Members

Government employees face a conundrum when it comes to joining an association

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02/15/2017

Another Way Millennials Differ: They Don't Play the Lottery

Funding potentials are diminishing as younger Americans avoid this behavior

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02/15/2017

Preparing for Disaster to Strike

True crises now resemble cyberattacks, terrorism and natural disasters

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02/14/2017

Conference Circuit: Cold Case

How one organization is looking backward to move forward

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02/14/2017

Pinterest Search Gets VIsual

New features keep the focus on photos

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02/13/2017

Why "Bleisure" Matters More for Leaders

Consider how your staff can boost conference experiences by letting them explore the host city

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02/13/2017

What's the Business Case for Paid Family Leave?

Study indicates it boosts staff retention, long-term job desirability

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02/13/2017

What Associations Can Learn From Startup Accelerators

The ACLU is changing how it operates

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02/12/2017

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are behaviors you want to eliminate from your repertoire

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02/12/2017

Will Trump's Tax Plan Benefit Small Businesses?

A breakdown of the two tax reform plans and their potential impact

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02/10/2017

GOP Sorting Through ACA Replacement Plans

No firm plans exist yet to replace Obama's signature legislation

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02/10/2017

House Panel Vows to Move Postal Reform Bill

The bill aims to save the USPS from financial ruin

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02/10/2017

Appeals Court to Rule on Travel Ban

No matter the outcome, an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is likely

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02/10/2017

The Front Row Blues

Why conference attendees always avoid the front of the room

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02/10/2017

The Perks of Conference Loyalty Programs

Capitalize on Americans' love for loyalty incentives

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02/10/2017

Why CEOs Want to Improve Literacy

How investment today impacts the skills of tomorrow

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02/10/2017

Ohio Newspaper Association Changes Name to Ohio News Media Association

The new name acknowledges the many adaptive, interesting ways to accomplish news objectives

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02/09/2017

The Millennia Companies Close on Key Center

With the purchase, the facility returns to local ownership

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02/09/2017

Associations Help Attendees Embrace Life of Bleisure

Junkets are long gone, but a little leisure should be a part of every successful conference

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02/09/2017

The Silver Lining of Having a Small Office Space

Tiny office spaces can lead to surprisingly fruitful ways of working and thinking

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02/09/2017

Is Your Office Missing Out on an Active Design?

Help your staff move more, eat better

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02/09/2017

The Skills Required for Today's Association IT Managers

With technology adapting non-stop, it's nearly impossible for IT professionals to keep up

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02/09/2017

Change is Good

It's good for the soul

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02/08/2017

A Name Refresh

How to know when it's time to re-brand

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02/08/2017

Three Ways to Woo Millennials to Your Workplace

Political and social upheaval have impacted this segment's employment behaviors

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02/07/2017

The Value of Copyright: A Publisher’s Perspective

It's important to understand the basics

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02/07/2017

When An Online Community No Longer Works

When 'trolls' rise, communities often fall

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02/07/2017

Why Business Principles Still Apply to Nonprofits

Don't let the term 'nonprofit' fool you - it's still a corporation

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02/07/2017

Payroll Association Shares W-2 Tips with Taxpayers

Use these tips to reduce your tax-related headaches

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02/07/2017

Fifth Annual Industry Conference Frames the Future of Ohio Agriculture

The conference was held Feb. 1-2 in Columbus

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02/06/2017

Potential Legal and Risk Issues for Performance Evaluations

by OSAE Member Michele Warholic, Esq., CAE

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02/06/2017

Why Board Diversity (or Lack of It) Matters to CEOs

A new study suggests the diversity of the board at a CEO’s prior gig can impact present performance

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02/06/2017

Membership Hack: An Easier Way to Contact Us

NAPO is doing its best to reduce member disengagement

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02/03/2017

What's Hot in Email Marketing Trends for 2017

Uncover some suggestions on to improve your email production workflow

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02/03/2017

A Membership Checkup

Routine checkups are good for your organization - even if a bit painful

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02/02/2017

Trump Vows to ‘Destroy’ Johnson Amendment

The amendment prevents churches, charitable organizations from directly or indirectly participating in any political campaign

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02/02/2017

The Dues Disconnect

New models being tested

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02/02/2017

5 Tips For Optimizing Online Fundraising

Review a few tips on how to get the most out of an online campaign

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02/02/2017

Maximize Meeting Benefits

How to meet attendees' champagne expectations on a beer budget

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02/01/2017

9 Best TED Talks to Help You Become a Better Leader

If looking to hone your leadership approach, these talks could help

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02/01/2017

Members as "Investors"

One organization is looking at how this non-traditional method might work

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01/31/2017

Scientific Publishing in a Time of Political Assaults

Governments mostly support and pursue science willingly, even aggressively - not so in today's America

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01/31/2017

Sharing Economy Comprises Larger Segment of Business Travel Expenses

Uber, Lyft and Airbnb continue to dominate business travel expenses

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01/31/2017

Trump's Immigration Order Sparks Widespread Concern

Chaotic scenes continue to occur following the executive action

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01/31/2017

OABA Members, Industry Professionals to Attend Annual Conference

The fifth annual event is taking place Feb. 1-2, 2017

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01/30/2017

In Effort to Fight Threats, Data Security Suffers

Cyber-threats are growing, and IT departments are facing greater challenges

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01/30/2017

Keep Burnout at Bay

Consider these ways to prevent it

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01/27/2017

Three Steps for Turning One-time Events into Strategic Advocacy Plans

Find out what OSAE Member Amy Showalter recommends

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01/27/2017

Trump, GOP Look for Common Ground on Health Reform

Many in the government want a plan in place before the ACA is repealed

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01/27/2017

Trump Orders Agencies to Resist Communications

Watchdog groups are concerned that the administration is muzzling agencies

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01/27/2017

New Gift Rules in Place for Executive Branch

The rules went into effect Jan. 1, 2017

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01/26/2017

7 Bad Habits That Make Salespeople Look Really Unprofessional

It's not always easy to convince people to buy things - especially things they don't want

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01/26/2017

12 Ways to Tell Someone Is Really Intelligent

Confidence is too often mistaken for competence

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01/26/2017

National Sleep Foundation Defines a Good Night's Sleep

The guidelines provide consumers with the resources needed to understand their sleep

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01/26/2017

Three Unique Ways to Build Team Spirit

Craft stronger relationships through field-trip experiences

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01/25/2017

How to Build Mental Health in the Workplace

It's up to leaders to promote mental wellness so their people can thrive

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01/25/2017

Will Gen Z be a Generation of Joiners?

Don't ignore future generations as you focus too heavily on Millennials

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01/25/2017

Bringing the Cathedral to the Bazaar: Academic Content and Wikipedia

Making truth widely accessible is more important now than ever

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01/25/2017

Fresh Google Voice Updates

The platform has received a fresh coat of paint, enhancements

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01/25/2017

How to Create a No-Fraud Work Environment

Prevent fraud through strong oversight

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01/24/2017

Recruit Small Businesses

Consider these tips to recruit these hard-sell organizations

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01/24/2017

Are Your Members More Tech-Savvy Than You Know?

According to new research, many may be on the cutting edge

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01/23/2017

3 Hot Sponsorship Ideas for 2017

These tips could drive new revenue for your organization

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01/23/2017

Airport Security to Stop Accepting Driver’s Licenses as ID in 8 States

States' IDs fail to meet minimum security standards

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01/23/2017

Need to Learn Something? Book a Brain Date

Brain dates function as a one-on-one knowledge exchange

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01/23/2017

5 Overrated Office Perks Companies Should Kill in 2017

To get happier, more productive employees, let these 'perks' need to go

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01/23/2017

Cashless Payments Surge Worldwide

A new report finds cashless payments remain on the upswing

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01/23/2017

Survey Says...

Content must be compiled in a way that drives engagement

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01/20/2017

Why Introverts Are Better at Sales Than Extroverts

Why introverts can now excel in the sales marketplace

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01/20/2017

Organization's Effort Looks to Protect Member Revenue and Purpose

Town criers are facing greater threats than ever before

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01/20/2017

What Associations Should Know About MOOCs

Buzz around massive open online courses hasn’t dissipated

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01/19/2017

Trump Questions GOP Tax Plan

He worries changes could be a "bad deal"

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01/19/2017

Postal Regulatory Committee Approves Postage Rate Hike

The new rate, which goes into effect Jan. 22, will be 49 cents

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01/19/2017

GOP Leaders Push Ahead With ACA Repeal

There is no replacement plan in place as of yet

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01/19/2017

HRI Releases Best Management Practices for Bee Health in the Horticultural Industry

BMPs are intended to inform horticultural professionals about the green industry's impact on bee health

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01/19/2017

How To Appeal To Multiple Audiences on LinkedIn

How to get noticed by your ideal prospects on LinkedIn

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01/19/2017

Challenges in Owning Your Public Perception

Your organization likely takes great strides to influence how its viewed publicly - the market may have other ideas

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01/19/2017

How to Manage Board-related Conflicts of Interests

Acknowledge conflicts of interest before they arise

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01/18/2017

Why One Advocacy Group is Recording all Legislative Hearings

The action is to ensure transparency, honesty within the government

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01/18/2017

National Safety Council Unveils New Emergency Training Kit

Be prepared when emergency situations arise

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01/18/2017

Organization Launches Interactive Online Education

New e-learning offers better interaction than traditional online formats

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01/18/2017

Keep 'Em Engaged

Drive engagement and interaction through careful monitoring

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01/17/2017

The Only 10 Tech Trends You Need to Know About in 2017

Virtual reality, connected cars, Amazon Alexa, iPhone wireless charging - all will make a splash in 2017

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01/17/2017

Can't Remember Anything? Blame Your Shared Office Space

Email this to your boss with a request for an office with a door

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01/17/2017

Use Your Annual Meeting to Recruit New Members

Consider hosting your event in different cities, too

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01/16/2017

Cementing Your Leadership Legacy

Build and reinforce your legacy as you depart

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01/16/2017

A Tool Kit for the Donor Eager to Grasp All the Risks of Donation

Consider this insightful article on the dangers, risks associated with donor programs

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01/13/2017

Does Career Change Determine What Attendees Want

Where attendees are in the stage of their career can greatly impact their interests

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01/13/2017

Best Benefit Ever: Public Relations Support

Serve your members' needs for branding, crisis communications, much more

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01/13/2017

Alliance Pushes for New Ethernet-based Standards

Audiovisual tech could soon run over the internet

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01/12/2017

Taxpayer Advocate Calls for IRS Reform

The report argued that the IRS should service taxpayers' needs versus focus on enforcement

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01/12/2017

Senate Takes First Steps Toward ACA Repeal

Senate Democrats staged a late-night protest of the move

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01/12/2017

Four Quick Tips for Online Membership Recruitment

Here are a few tips for growing your membership online

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01/12/2017

Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The day needn't be one we take "off" in the true sense of the word

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01/12/2017

Automatic Renewals: Startups Making It Easy to Cancel

How you may have a new headache about which to worry

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01/12/2017

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

It also provides insights into cross-generational cultures

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01/11/2017

How Meeting Planners and Hoteliers Can Build Better Relationships

While collaborative, these relationships aren't always built on trust

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01/11/2017

The Value of Radio Silence

How you can make an impact by staying quiet

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01/10/2017

An Eye Toward Consumers

How you can teach the public a thing or two about your niche

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01/10/2017

Best Keynote Ever

How Steve Jobs' words changed the world forever

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01/10/2017

Build Communities Around Your Most Engaged Members

Let those who recognize, believe in your mission drive engagement

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01/10/2017

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Monnett Facility Certified in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

The Monnett-based operation is a full-service agronomy location

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01/09/2017

How Leaders Can Better Serve Members on Technology

A new study challenges association leaders to innovate on technology strategy

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01/09/2017

Six Easy but Scientific Ways to Appear More Intelligent

A few minor tweaks in your public image can help convince people that might be a genius

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01/09/2017

The #1 Mistake That Will Get Your Email Ignored

You won't believe such a small thing makes such a huge difference

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01/09/2017

Medium Ditches Ads

Founder calls advertising a "broken system"

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01/06/2017

Lend Your Voice in Support of Tax Reform

Attend American Associations Day and strengthen America's association impact

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01/06/2017

How Will You Change the Way You Lead in 2017?

Now is the perfect time to really evaluate how you lead

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01/06/2017

Six Marketing Trends to Look for in 2017

Consider using one of these emerging marketing trends when looking at ways to grow your business

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01/06/2017

Medical Groups Urge Congress to Think Before Acting on ACA Repeal

AMA feels legislators should plan for a replacement before conducting major surgery

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01/06/2017

House Leaders Form Tax Reform Working Groups

GOP representatives want to introduce a comprehensive tax reform package early in 2017

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01/06/2017

Judge Denies DOL Motion to Stay Overtime Ruling

This decision could effectively strike down the rule entirely

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01/05/2017

Associations Share Industry Predictions for 2017

Consider how these trends might impact your members, business climate

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01/05/2017

How to Handle a Rude Prospect

Rude customers are more bother than they're worth

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01/05/2017

How to Motivate Participation in Wellness Programs

How to boost the success rates of workplace wellness programs

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01/05/2017

Could France's Email Law Happen in the United States?

An unprecedented law gives French employees the right to ignore emails sent during hours that they’re off the clock

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01/04/2017

Contractor Group Aims to Quell Workforce Shortage

The initiative focuses on Millennial recruitment

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01/04/2017

What You Need to Do to Become a Better Leader This Year

Let's simplify: It comes down to these 6 key behaviors

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01/04/2017

How to Work Only 40 Hours a Week This Year

Forty hours should be enough time to get your job done

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01/04/2017

Millennials Don’t Want Fun; They Want You To Lead Better

Businesses still have not figured out how to successfully motivate, inspire and keep Millennial workers

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12/29/2016

Why is Your Association Still Sharing PDFs Online?

Please consider changing your approach

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12/23/2016

Take Control of Your Technology in 2017

Tech can define the relationship we have with our members

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12/21/2016

Lessons from Three of 2016's Biggest PR Failures

Some were poorly-crafted Tweets, others were much worse

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12/21/2016

Five Tips for a More Successful 2017

Apply these insights to build a stronger culture next year

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12/20/2016

Eight Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees

Leadership always starts with great communication

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12/20/2016

Four Reasons to be Inspired by Millennials

Don't assume they are lazy, disloyal or self-obsessed

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12/20/2016

Dress for Success (Any Way You'd Like)

Dress codes should serve a purpose for your association

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12/19/2016

A Last Look at Leadership in 2016

If leadership is all about steadiness, 2016 has been especially challenging

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12/19/2016

Best Benefit Ever: Compensation Data

This tool can help association members stay competitive in tight markets

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12/19/2016

How Effective Managers Organize Their Time

Consider employing these 9 tips to boost your productivity

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12/16/2016

Why Podcasting Works for Leading (and Leaders)

This approach is often a natural fit for an expert in guidance

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12/16/2016

President Signs Short-term Spending Bill

The action prevents the government from shutting down

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12/16/2016

Standard Mileage Rates to Drop in 2017

The standard mileage rate will be 53.5 cents

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12/16/2016

Senate to Use Reconciliation for Tax Reform

Republican leaders plan to use reconciliation to bypass standard Senate practices

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12/15/2016

Preparing for a Cyber Hack Can Make or Break Your Business

Read this article from the Ohio Society of CPAs on this important topic

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12/15/2016

2017: A Buyer's Market for Event Planners?

A new report suggests there are economic trends that could greatly benefit event planners in North America

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12/15/2016

How to Keep Your Employees in 2017

Five association professionals offer tips on attracting and retaining top talent

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12/14/2016

IRS Releases 2017 Mileage Rates

The rates impact business, medical and moving deductible costs

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12/14/2016

Holiday Buzz: Your Members Are Busy, Too!

Everyone is stressed and rushed so respond accordingly

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12/14/2016

The Membership Manager's Wish List

Discover what your peers want most in 2017

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12/13/2016

What We Tell Society Publishers About Open Access

Open access is little understood by society members

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12/13/2016

Assume Your Employees Might Lose a Device

Mitigate the risk by using a thoughtful security strategy

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12/12/2016

The Future of Microsoft Windows

The company's long-term business case just got more interesting

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12/12/2016

Why You Should Give Your Employees the Holiday Week Off

Employees who work this week are often unproductive, unfocused

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12/12/2016

Survey Finds Nonprofits Relying on More Volunteers—And More Vetting

The vetting trend seems to be linked to expanded interactions with vulnerable populations

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12/09/2016

Let’s Make the Facts Louder than the Opinions

Opinions need to cease negating factual, science-based knowledge

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12/09/2016

Why Your Attendees Are Your Best Marketing Tools

Attendees are often the sure-fire way to engage new audiences

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12/08/2016

Appeals Court Grants DOL Expedited Appeal on Overtime Rule Case

Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted the request

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12/08/2016

Eighteen Business Leaders to Participate in Ohio AgriBusiness Association's LAUNCH Program

Program aims to fill expected upcoming void in leadership talent

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12/08/2016

60 Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make You More Productive

Utilize these tricks to reduce the time allotted to simple tasks

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12/08/2016

What Lies Ahead for Meetings in 2017

Narrowing GDP growth could force planners to rein in costs

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12/08/2016

Christmas Tree Safety Tips: What Associations Recommend

Check out this fire-safety advice from around the association space

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12/07/2016

Successful Association KPIs

Familiarize yourself with this article from industry guru Bob Harris to better understand the importance of KPIs

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12/07/2016

The 9-to-5 Workweek is Dead; Here's What's Next

Re-imagine the 40-hour week to make your company more productive

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12/07/2016

Reading Library

One association has found success by offering free access to continuing education materials

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12/06/2016

Seven Best Year-End Rituals for Leaders

These rituals will tune up your psychology and set you up for success

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12/06/2016

Survey Sheds Light on 2017 Marketing Needs

The survey, conducted by a marketing association, highlights the essential need for marketing one's organization

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12/06/2016

Millennials and the Shift Away from Advocacy

Associations should look at social entrepreneurship to engage Millennials

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12/05/2016

OMB Updates Guidelines for Conference Spending

The new conference spending guidelines could help federal government employees more easily attend conferences

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12/01/2016

Central Ohio Leader Honored for her Work in Local Construction Industry

Former Builders Exchange of Central Ohio executive director heralded for her work

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12/01/2016

Win Over Busy Members

Engage those with little time for taking a breath

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