Quick clicks: Virtual fireworks only
For those of you in the United States, have a great holiday weekend! Here's some reading material to take with you:
Jamie Notter challenges associations to try for truth.
Bruce Hammond shares his experience on "the other side"--as a volunteer--and the lessons he sees for associations.
Tony Rossell is hosting an interesting discussion on incentives and membership recruitment. Elsewhere, Ellen Behrens at the aLearning blog is also thinking about incentives and how to make them effective.
Ann Oliveri at the Zen of Associations blog has some ideas about how to better engage association employees.
Rebecca Rolfes at the LeaderConnect blog asks whether trade associations can be truly global.
NTEN's blog lists 10 disruptive technologies your organization should be thinking about.
Michele Martin has a helpful post on making social media and learning more accessible to people with disabilities.
Peggy Hoffman shares an interesting picture of how a for-profit company is interacting with and engaging its customer community.
Harvard Business's Conversation Starter blog has a recent post on three ways to make conferences better. It's interesting to see what someone outside the association field sees as radical suggestions to improve conferences and meetings.
Here's an idea you can easily apply in your work: the Signal vs. Noise blog suggests that changing your writing instrument might help you focus on the big picture.