Quick clicks: Almost August
All kinds of good stuff in the association blogworld this week!
Jeff De Cagna is in the process of creating a map of the development of the association blogging community. If you're a blogger, you can fill out his short survey (it only took me about a minute).
Management guru Tom Peters spoke to the American Hospital Association about the importance of effective leadership, and he shares the questions he asked them on his blog.
Deirdre Reid at Reid All About It (have I mentioned that I love the name of her blog?) captures some legal trends associations need to keep an eye on.
Stuart Meyer at the Association 2020 blog thinks the "distracted generation" will become very engaged with associations (read this post for his list of "the three strangest places I've seen kids texting," if nothing else).
Jeffrey Cufaude makes a powerful point by switching the order of two little words.
Jake McKee at the Community Guy blog has nine tips for communicating with your community members in a text-based format--as many of us in associations do.
Lynn Morton at the Social Networking for Association Professionals blog loves her job.
Lauren Fernandez wonders how and when PR professionals should express their opinions in a public way. Her comments may be aimed at PR folks, but the questions she raises certainly apply to any of us who might be considered "representatives" of our associations.
Ann Oliveri at the Zen of Associations blog shares some interesting information on the psychology of change management.
Bruce Hammond made it back alive from his annual conference, and he has some thoughts on the importance of face to face learning experiences.