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July 2013

Insight for leaders

Organizing meetings that give and give back...

Association leaders are often tasked with building relationships with charitable organizations to give members a chance to give back to their community as well as have some fun at events such as annual meetings, summer picnics and other get-togethers. But what does it take to create a successful volunteer experience?

Study: Less time in meetings makes for more committed leaders...

An award-winning study found that the way teams work together, share the workload and hold meetings shapes the commitment of the leaders. In fact, the more time leaders spend in meetings, the less time they are willing to give to the organization. Read more >>


Immigration reform could generate $500 billion in real estate deals...

Proposed immigration reform currently being considered in Congress has the potential to add more than 3 million new homeowners and more than $500 billion in sales. Read more >>


Trends, tips and tools for leaders

Travel: Noted & noteworthy...

Here's a quick look at some notable travel news about small knives on planes, leisure travel, and tweaking room service. Read more >>


NLRB recess appointments overturned by a second federal court...

In the next step in a continuing string of legal maneuvers, the Supreme Court will review NLRB v Noel Canning, the case in which the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that President Obama’s 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. Read more >>


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We know association involvement is important to you. Our mission is to help you make the most of your opportunities as a volunteer leader. To do this, we:

  • Share knowledge and experience
  • Show how volunteer leaders and associations change the world
  • Help volunteer leaders understand how association leadership differs from corporate leadership and how to address the differences
  • Provide tools and skills for success

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