Rise of the Compensating Introvert

Rise of the Compensating Introvert

This day has long been coming.For years, we have structured our meetings, our organizations, and even how we work as staff to lean in on extrovert-friendly approaches. Board meetings arranged in large, hollow u-shaped seating designs instead of smaller group tables....
Taking the Long Game: Strategy Versus Tactics

Taking the Long Game: Strategy Versus Tactics

Business men hopping from one chess figure to an other. Compete, challenge, winning and professional growth idea. Business concept illustration. How do you strategically approach a crisis and shift from an immediate-needs perspective to reflective, long-term thinking?...
How Nimble is Too Nimble?

How Nimble is Too Nimble?

Over the last year and a half, I have closely watched a number of organizations announce how successful they have been in quickly changing their communications and transitioning their meetings from in-person to virtual. I realize that quick changes are often...
Personal Branding: Building the Brand of You

Personal Branding: Building the Brand of You

As association management professionals, we know that branding our organizations is important, but what about your personal brand? What is personal branding? We defined personal branding as how you market and differentiate yourself to others. It’s the unique...