The Minding Your Business Blog / Growth & Strategy

by John, on August 31, 2021

My conversations with association leaders these days inevitably turn to the topic of developing new products. Most organizations are looking to increase and/or diversify their revenue streams and creating new …

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Topics:Growth & StrategyResearchAssociations

by John, on August 20, 2021

Most organizations invest time developing a strategic plan to ensure they set a course to achieve their goals and advance their missions. Why shouldn’t we apply the same discipline to …

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Topics:MeetingsNEWTHINKGrowth & StrategyAssociations

by Scott Falvey, on March 11, 2020

Associations across the globe are reconsidering their event strategy, and it’s not just because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As technology has improved and made virtual events a viable option, …

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by Scott Falvey, on February 13, 2020

“We are worth more than the work that we do; the work that we do is supposed to reflect who we are and what our worth is.” - Simon Sinek …

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by MYB, on January 3, 2020

Kevin Hinton (Executive Vice-President @ Minding Your Business) shares how to create a value-based membership community instead of a loyalty-based membership community. It's important to remember that before they are …

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Topics:MembershipGrowth & StrategyAssociations

by MYB, on December 20, 2018

“What’s your five-year plan?” It’s a common question that shapes the beginning of many career journeys, and for individuals, that half-decade horizon can provide aspirational fuel that leads toward professional …

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Topics:Growth & StrategyAssociations

by John, on November 12, 2018

Strategic planning is an important exercise for every organization. Often, however, the focus is on developing the key objectives or broader pillars of the plan and then tactics or actions …

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by Max, on October 3, 2018

The premise of association membership is in a state of metamorphosis. Many clients approach us with the question of how to adapt as more and more associations are looking to …

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by Christina, on September 18, 2018

At the root of every association, there is one underlying goal: to move your organization toward its mission. A key component of this is a strategic plan. While most organizations …

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by Max, on September 11, 2018

Have you ever labored over a perplexing problem and unexpectedly had an epiphany? A random magazine advertisement or a friend’s offhand comment triggers a brilliant “Aha!” moment. Suddenly all the …

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