Tag Archives: Innovation

The Year Without Pants and How to Replace Email

The Year Without Pants and the future of work is Scott Berkun’s account of his year working for Automattic, Inc. the company behind WordPress, the online, open source website creation software that many consider the easiest and most powerful blogging and … Continue reading

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Innovation for Association Executives

I’m thinking about innovation in the context of managing associations and non-profit enterprises. Innovation is a corporate buzz word, but it’s also a fundamental element in any successful and growing organization. This summer I discovered a book about innovation strategy … Continue reading

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What Does the Sale of The Washington Post Mean to Your Association?

We’re just back from a great family vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. We played golf and tennis, went swimming, hiking, wine tasting, and visited Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello. I spent most of the week off the computer, … Continue reading

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Social Media for Associations: Challenges and Opportunities

Associations and non-profits are very busy trying to figure out social media.  How can we use them to enhance our communications and how can we prepare for attacks launched using these new tools?  The opportunities for enhanced sharing and collaboration presented … Continue reading

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Global Color Conference 2012

Congratulations to the International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) for hosting a great conference this week in Chicago.  Early September in Chicago was beautiful and IACM created a great event for color manufacturers and user companies. The Global Color Conference 2012: … Continue reading

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation.  Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing  vegetables and … Continue reading

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Does Your Association Produce Videos?

It’s no longer news that video is a viable and effective medium for association and non-profit communications; what’s news is how effective it is in furthering the critical objectives of your organization. I’m presenting at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas, … Continue reading

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