Partnerships and coalitions are the super-fuel of association global growth. Keeping those partnerships healthy and thriving is a strategic challenge facing many organizations as the world realigns its priorities. How should your global growth goals adjust this year? What can you do to identify new areas of opportunity within existing partnerships, and seek out new ones?
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Register for two "Looking Forward Together" workshops and receive the third free, or join us for six workshops and receive two free. Remember, registrations ARE transferable to senior members of your team.
Looking Forward 2021: Executive Summary
An analysis of the results of the Looking Forward 2021 environmental scan of the association industry, with particular attention to the greatest challenges identified by respondents.
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Leading Strategic Change in Associations
Every association executive will be faced with the reality of leading or participating in strategic change at an association. The ability to successfully diagnose and lead strategic change is thus an essential competency for association leaders.
This white paper will help association executives diagnose the reasons for strategic change, help assess the barriers and provide ideas on the success factors necessary for successfully leading strategic change.
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Dean West is the founder and President of Association Laboratory Inc. He leads client engagements and is a frequent speaker and facilitator for national and global association leadership meetings.
Mr. West is a former association executive with experience as executive director, chief operating officer, and chief financial officer for both national and international membership organizations. He has been a consultant to the association community since 1992, and has provided services to hundreds of state, national, and international organizations.
Dean West is a nationally recognized expert in association management. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives. Mr. West authored the chapter on Membership Research for the ASAE book, Membership Essentials and the chapter on Marketing Professional Development Programs in the ASAE book, Core Competencies in Professional Development.
Mr. West is an experienced volunteer leader familiar with the demands of volunteer leadership. He is Past Chairman of ASAE’s Professional Development Council and has served on the ASAE Membership Council and the Editorial Board for the ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership Journal of Association Leadership. He is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Association Forum of Chicagoland.
Magda acts as strategic partner of the ICF’s leadership, including the Board and variety of committees and task forces. Specializing in strategic planning, cultural competence, ethics, international affairs and board governance, she also oversees organizational budgets and manages professional staff of the ICF. Magda is also a trained coach – she received her training from the College for Executive Coaching, and also holds a certificate in the Fundamentals of Systemic Coaching.
Magdalena brings over a decade of experience in fundraising, consulting and association management. Prior to joining International Coach Federation in October 2005, Magda held a position of Assistant Director of National Policy and Director of Development and the Council of State Governments, a national association of state officials in all three branches of government. During her tenure at CSG, Magda also worked closely with the USAID’s US-Asia Environmental Program, overseeing the grants program in 11 nations of South-East Asia.
Miranda Barrett, CAE, PMP has a diverse background in a variety of membership organizations. Prior to joining the Association Laboratory team, Miranda served as Vice President of Membership at The Community Company, which launches and manages professional communities for media brands. Miranda led a team responsible for the communications, publishing, member service, events, online communities and overall retention of 20+ organizations. Prior to that, Miranda held a number of positions at the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), for ten years. She also served as the Executive Director of the Women In Trucking Foundation, growing their scholarship program.
Miranda has spoken around the world on topics of entrepreneurship and community-building. She has extensive international experience, including launching new chapters of EO, expanding the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards to 55 countries and bringing groups of entrepreneurs on diplomatic mentoring missions to Africa, South America and the Middle East.
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