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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

Learn How You Can Protect Your Association from Hackers

Association Impact
September 27, 2016 9:30 PM

Ken Theis, holds the dual roles of President of Dewpoint, and CIO for Delta Dental of Michgian. He sat down for a pair of interivews with MSAE's Edward Woods III.

Learn how you can protect your association from hackers and the dark web. After hearing this presentation, you’ll testify that prevention is far better than restoration. Mr. Theis will also be speaking about cybersecurtity at MSAE’s Association Law Symposium Monday, November 14th.

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Associations can Impact Judicial Decisions?

Association Impact
September 27, 2016 8:30 PM

MSAE's Edward Woods III speaks with Brad Banisik, legal counsel and director of labor relations and policy, Michigan Association of School Boards. Discover how associations can impact judicial decisions through amicus briefs, even after legislation has passed. Whether you are a small or large association, you’ll want to know how to use this resource to benefit your members.

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All About MSAE’s Upcoming Association Law Symposium

Association Impact
September 27, 2016 7:30 PM

MSAE’s Association Law Symposium takes place Monday, Nov. 14 at the Henry Center on the campus of Michigan State University. As the premiere annual event updating associations on legal, fiscal, human resources and information technology issues, association executives identify this symposium as must-attend event.

In this interview MSAE's Edward Woods III interviews Justin King, CAE, President of Global Behavior, Inc. Here, you'll hear more about the topics and speakers participating in the Association Law Symposium.

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Delivering Value in Membership Organizations

Association Impact
August 30, 2016 1:00 PM

This is required listening!  Jay Karen, CAE, Chief Executive Officer (CSE) of the National Golf Course Owners Association reviews the Chapter in Membership Essentials on Defining Value. He covers why the chief staff executive (CSE) should be involved in membership activities, how to define value and especially value for members. He then moves into discussing the value proposition for members and why organizations sell memberships.

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Sara Miller on the Role of the Membership Department

Association Impact
August 22, 2016 1:00 PM

Sara Miller, CAE a recognized experienced membership professional and membership director and author of two chapters in the new ASAE and Willey publication, Membership Essentials, Second Edition, shares her perspectives on managing the membership department and new ideas for department success.

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Future of Membership

Association Impact
August 16, 2016 3:00 PM

Lowell Aplebaum, CAE author of chapter 18, Innovations and Potential Directions for Membership Based Organization, of ASAE and Wiley’s new Membership Essentials highlights a variety of the key messages in the context of the Chapter. Listen as this insightful thought leader discusses the core component s of membership for the Chief staff executive; membership model, innovation for relevancy and inclusiveness.

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The Evolving Environment for Membership and Engagement

Association Impact
August 2, 2016 4:00 PM

MSAE was honored to interview Scott Oser, MBA of Scott Oser Associates and Ken Doyle, FASAE, CAE, Executive vice president, Smart Electric Power Alliance, the authors of the first chapter of ASAE/Wiley’s new version of the publication Membership Essentials.

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Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business!

Association Impact
July 5, 2016 12:00 PM

Mimi Donaldson, author of Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple Steps, covers recommendations to explain your job or project whether it is in 20 seconds or 30 minutes. The preparation for thinking about what you are going to say is key. But it is more than that. It is considering the audience and what it is that they need to hear. She shares the 7 steps along with great perspectives on visual aids, question and answer time and how you assemble the presentation. Mimi spoke to MSAE a few years ago at ORGPRO. This is worth the listen to improve your communication skills.

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Being Responsible for Governance Process Design

Association Impact
June 20, 2016 11:30 AM

Doug Eadie, President of Doug Eadie & Company discusses the four facets of CEO perspectives regarding governance, the characteristics of a Board savvy CEO, Board committees, and the importance of governance process design.  Doug shares advice on board committee purposes. He also covers two insidious foes, or assumptions, that are not always true. The two he addresses in this show are

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New Regulations Impact All Organizations

Association Impact
June 14, 2016 11:00 AM

The Department of Labor new regulations will impact all organizations but especially associations.  Jodi Wehling, owner and managing consultant of People Matters, LLC reviews the four pieces of the new regulations, what is exempt and non-exempt. When the regulations go into effect and where you can locate resources.  She covers the budget threshold for exemption along with state and federal law.

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