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Association Impact, hosted by Cheryl Ronk, CMP CAE looks into what some of Michigan’s top professional and industry groups are doing to make a positive impact for their members and for the state of Michigan. As part of MSAE, Association Impact works with all associations in Michigan.

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Recent Posts

A Chair's Perspective of the 2017 Legislative and Public Policy Conference

Association Impact
January 30, 2017 2:00 PM

Edward Woods III talks with Laura Kopack, Director Government & Community Relations at Mechanical Contractors Association Detroit, about a chairs perspective of the 2017 Legislative and Public Policy Conference coming up on February 15th, as she heads up the Legislative and Public Policy Conference Planning Team.

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The shift in the new generation and what they value

Association Impact
December 13, 2016 3:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk talks with with Jennifer Maxson, Practice Group Leader at Varnum Consulting of Grand Rapids about the shift in the new generation and what they value compared to what older generations value and how this impacts leadership.  This is a motivating and informative segment.

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Make Your Mark for your personal leadership development and refinement

Association Impact
December 13, 2016 2:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk talks with with Jennifer Maxson, Practice Group Leader at Varnum Consulting of Grand Rapids.

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Executive Coaching; when and why to use it

Association Impact
December 13, 2016 1:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk talks with with Jennifer Maxson, Practice Group Leader at Varnum Consulting of Grand Rapid. They talk about when and where to use executive coaching. They discuss instruments that coaches utilize, the importance of investing in the right people and the goal of refinement. Jennifer also talks about one-to-one coaching and group coaching such as through Make Your Mark.

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What is leadership? Can it be learned?

Association Impact
December 13, 2016 11:00 AM

Cheryl Ronk talks with with Jennifer Maxson, Practice Group Leader at Varnum Consulting of Grand Rapids about leadership and what can be learned. She discusses the importance of control of the reaction and the elements of successful leadership implementation.  The difference between leadership and management is also explored.

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Leadership versus Management

Association Impact
December 13, 2016 9:00 AM

Associations are the leaders of leaders.  They set the pace and culture for the industry and profession.  If positioned correctly, associations create the future.  In order to do this you need talent that will Make Their Mark.

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Jennifer Maxson, a newer leadership expert that is making a difference

Association Impact
December 12, 2016 4:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk talks with with Jennifer Maxson, Practice Group Leader at Varnum Consulting of Grand Rapids. This segment includes an introduction to Jennifer Maxson, a newer leadership expert that is making a difference.  Learn about her story and career.  As a leadership coach, she covers the core competencies of leadership.

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Association Risk Assessment and Management

Association Impact
December 12, 2016 12:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk talks with Tim Durso, Reuben Levinsohn from Centennial, and Noel Parsons, Tony Johnson from 44North about compliance.

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Membership Research

Association Impact
October 5, 2016 4:30 PM

Cheryl Ronk, president of MSAE, talks with Michael Gallery, Ph.D., CAE, FASAE as he addresses the importance of integrating data driven decision making into strategic planning, governance and member research agenda. “Great organizations do not assume. They research.”

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Association Impact
September 27, 2016 10:30 PM

As association executives, you need to know how to protect your intellectual property and respect the rights of others intellectual property. Ignorance is no excuse, especially when considering the consequences of fines and penalties.

Finally, while speaking with Larry Merrill, CAE, Executive Director, Michigan Townships Association you’ll hear what Larry shared with MSAE's Edward Woods III about why association executives should attend MSAE’s Association Law Symposium. That's taking place Monday, Nov. 14 at the Henry Center on the campus of Michigan State University.

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