Category: Podcast

Ep 55: Evaluating the Changing State of Talent Acquisition

Ep 55: Evaluating the Changing State of Talent Acquisition

Talent acquisition is certainly on every leader’s mind today, which is why we’ve brought on this week’s guest, Sarah Mitial, Founder and CEO of People Architectural Group. She’s a human resources professional who helps organizations hire and retain the best talent. Sarah talks to us about the most significant trends in talent acquisition today, and what employers can do to attract the type of talent they need. If you’re currently hiring or having difficulty retaining employees, this episode is not to be missed!

Ep 54: Creating Organizations That Empower People to Do the Best Work

Ep 54: Creating Organizations That Empower People to Do the Best Work

This week, our guest co-host Kevin Martlage, Senior Consultant at .orgSource, takes the reins as he interviews career and leadership consultant, author, and keynote speaker, Al Dea. Al is also the founder of Betterwork Labs and the host of the MBA Insider Podcast.  In this episode, Al talks to us about the new landscape of talent acquisition in the new world, and the challenges and opportunities that technology brings for the future of business cultures. This episode is a treasure trove of great insights so make sure not to miss!

 

Ep 53: Listening to the Voice of the Member

Ep 53: Listening to the Voice of the Member

Our guest for this week, Reggie Henry, Chief Information and Engagement Officer at ASAE, has been leading IT initiatives for 26 years in the association space! What a feat! In this episode, Reggie talks to us about the most significant changes in his approach to leading technology initiatives, his leadership style, and his challenges over the years. He also tells us about recent ASAE projects that are designed to listen more closely to “the voice of the member.” 

Ep 52: Creating structure in a little bit of chaos

Ep 52: Creating structure in a little bit of chaos

Today, our guest is Allison K. Summers, Executive Director and Chief Staff Executive of Zonta International. She is a global business leader, an author, and a sought-after speaker, and the former president of the American Marketing Association. In this episode, she shares with us some of the challenges and opportunities involved with leading an international organization for women. She also talks about what she thinks are the biggest challenges for female executives today, and some tips on how they can exert greater influence in their communities. 

Ep 51: Is Your Organization Leading or Lacking? Advantages of the AMC Approach

Ep 51: Is Your Organization Leading or Lacking? Advantages of the AMC Approach

Our guest for this week, Kim Robinson, President of Frontline Co., talks to us about the type of associations that benefit most from support by a management company and the advantages of this approach. She also shares her insights on how association business models are changing and the most important technological development for associations.

Ep 50: Advancing Educational Programs to Increase Value for Members

Ep 50: Advancing Educational Programs to Increase Value for Members

Our guest this week is Elizabeth Lepkowski, Chief Learning Officer at the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology. She has also served as director of education at the American Society of Anesthesiologists and e-learning manager at the American College of Chest Physicians. Today, she shares her thoughts on education in the association industry and how programs are growing and changing, and what her organization is doing to meet those needs.

Ep 48: Crafting a Winning Member Engagement Strategy in the Digital Age

Ep 48: Crafting a Winning Member Engagement Strategy in the Digital Age

Our guest for this week is Amanda Kaiser, a member engagement specialist and also an author and sought-after speaker who has presented in many prominent association venues. Recently, Amanda partnered with Matchbox Virtual Media to co-create the Virtual Networking Incubator and she shares what they discovered in that project. She also talks about the collaboration with Dynamic Benchmarking to develop the New Member Engagement Study and learn the trends in engaging new and old members. Lots of gold nuggets here. Don’t miss!

Ep 47: What Do I Want to be Famous For Within My Association?

Ep 47: What Do I Want to be Famous For Within My Association?

This week’s guest is the IrishmanSpeaks Conor Cunneen, a keynote speaker and a consultant whose mission is to improve people, performance, and productivity with a smile! Conor walks us through strategies to ensure a great customer experience and how leaders should think about employee engagement. His great sense of humor on addressing challenging topics such as culture and change management will make listening to this episode such a breeze!

 

Ep 46: Preparing for the Future with Strategic Foresight

Ep 46: Preparing for the Future with Strategic Foresight

Disruptions will happen throughout history. The big question is, are you and your organization ready?  Our guest for this week is Robin Champ, a Senior Trainer and Consultant at LBL Strategies, focusing on strategic foresight and strategy management. She’ll walk us through on how we can integrate foresight in our strategic planning, looking for signals and trends, as we navigate our paths in Association 4.0.