ASAE Annual Meeting

I leave tomorrow for Nashville, Tennessee to attend the ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership Annual Meeting, and I just realized that I have not mentioned that I am an author on the official blog for the annu ...

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More Reading (Fast Company)

I think you can tell that I'm using the summer to catch up on my reading. Today's thought comes from the August 2005 issue of Fast Company magazine. They have a short piece on "Business Blogging for Beginners." ...

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Productivity

Maybe I just really needed a vacation, but as it was winding down, and I started thinking about works, blogs, etc., I was compelled to write a bit about PRODUCTIVITY. Specifically, I want to be a bit negative about produ ...

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Young Wisdom

In reaction to my proud promise that I would do NO WORK at all for one week during our family vacation next week, my eight-year-old replied: "Dad, grownups really need summer vacations." Amen. ...

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Orbiting Hairballs

For my birthday last month, I got a great book by Gordon MacKenzie, called “Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace.” MacKenzie worked at Hallmark cards (when you care enough to send ...

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Admitting Mistakes

Admitting Mistakes I spoke to a senior executive this week who said he had been dragged over the coals during a performance review, simply because he had initiated an open and honest discussion with his superiors about w ...

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Association Renewal Blog

I just wanted to let everyone know that this is not my only blog. Much of my consulting work is in the association community, and my friend and colleague Jeff De Cagna and I have actually started a separate company for w ...

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