I read a Seth Godin blog recently called The River Guide and the Rapids. It’s a post that could relate to a lot of things, but I immediately connected it to the professional associations we do business with.
This week I was on the road, and the wonderful airline that I use almost all of the time had some problems--an entire flight was cancelled and 100 passengers needed alternative travel plans. Comfortably settled in and waiting for my on-time flight, I was able to observe the displaced passengers, and how the airline handled the challenge.
I read a blog post recently called, “3 Scientific Breakthroughs Plagued by Uncoolness,” written by Janice Boughton, MD.
Chances are if you are a continuing education professional, you are also a lifelong learner.
After all, if you are going to talk the talk, you have to walk the walk. As a lifelong learner, you can bring passion and credibility to your mission in persuading professionals to commit, without regard to mandatory requirements, to continuing education. Read more »
Before I started working with professional associations, I assumed they were some of the most conservative organizations on earth. Since then, I have learned that many of the people who work for those organizations are quite creative.
For years the benefits of online education have been articulated with words like “convenient” and “less costly”.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, “The average age at which Nobel scientists and great inventors did their key work rose by an estimated 6 years over the course of the twentieth century.” This data came from research conducted by Benj
Recently, the Harvard Business Review sent me an email promoting a book called “Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons from Jazz” by Frank J. Barrett.
I read a Seth Godin blog recently; it really struck me. It was about condiments. No, really, it was about condiments. Actually, it was about branding and product satisfaction, but he used condiments to make his point (creative and amazingly accurate).
Can you imagine life before websites? It wasn’t that long ago that businesses and professional organizations had a door that you walked through and brochures that you carried out with you. Now, more professional relationships are formed and business conducted on the Internet than inside an actual building, by many orders of magnitude. Read more »