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Nonprofit Organizations - The Membership Challenge Nonprofit Organizations - The Membership Challenge

Membership in state nonprofit organizations has been declining over the last several years due to the economic downturn and a change in the ...

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0 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4245 4245 Membership in state nonprofit organizations has been declining over the last several years due to the economic downturn and a change in the demographics and expectation of individuals who now run many of the nonprofits.  The National Council of Nonprofits held their annual member meeting in Washington, DC on June 20-22, bringing together state chapter members and leaders to discuss important issues such as the membership challenge.  Gather insights from these state leaders that have clearly defined the membership challenge and offered creative strategies to reinvigorate their membership base.

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Membership in state nonprofit organizations has been declining over the last several years due to the economic downturn and a change in the ...

Webinars - I’m Afraid - Creating Successful Webinars Webinars - I’m Afraid - Creating Successful Webinars

The technology of web conferencing has greatly evolved over the years to allow for more integrated and collaborative benefits. If web ...

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1 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4145 4145 The technology of web conferencing has greatly evolved over the years to allow for more integrated and collaborative benefits. If web conferencing is so great, why are people so afraid of the technology? This article explains why people shy away from the use webinars and provides insight into ways that you can face your fears and embrace the benefits of web conferencing. Webinars allow you to educate, train, and use the technology as a platform for presenting information in a more collaborative and efficient way.

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The technology of web conferencing has greatly evolved over the years to allow for more integrated and collaborative benefits. If web conferencing is ...

Change - Why People Fear it Change - Why People Fear it

Many people are weary of change whether it be change in your career, personal life or social life. People are just used to their routines ...

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Change - Why People Fear it

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Many people are weary of change whether it be change in your career, personal life or social life. People are just used to their routines and feel ...

8 Strategies for a Successful E-Business 8 Strategies for a Successful E-Business

As Copper Services launches it’s new online service, Convey, we have researched the marketplace to find out how others approach running a ...

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3 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4060 4060 As Copper Services launches it’s new online service, Convey, we have researched the marketplace to find out how others approach running a successful online business. This article walks you through 8 strategies for success.

8 Strategies for a Successful E-Business

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As Copper Services launches it’s new online service, Convey, we have researched the marketplace to find out how others approach running a ...

Tim Tebow - Lessons in Leadership Tim Tebow - Lessons in Leadership

Tim Tebow guided his Denver Broncos to an incredible run to get into the playoffs with last-minute wins and heart-stopping plays. Although ...

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4 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4047 4047 Tim Tebow guided his Denver Broncos to an incredible run to get into the playoffs with last-minute wins and heart-stopping plays. Although they lost to Tom Brady and a much stronger Patriot’s team, Tebow is a shining example of someone who demonstrates strong leadership skills. This article looks at the lessons that Tim Tebow teaches us and how we can apply those leadership skills in our business life.

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Tim Tebow guided his Denver Broncos to an incredible run to get into the playoffs with last-minute wins and heart-stopping plays. Although they lost ...

The Kitchen Sink - Lessons in Technology Development The Kitchen Sink - Lessons in Technology Development

When a company launches new technology, they often make some critical mistakes in the development process that jeopardize acceptance of the ...

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The Kitchen Sink - Lessons in Technology Development

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When a company launches new technology, they often make some critical mistakes in the development process that jeopardize acceptance of the ...

Is Bigger Really Better? - Key Advantages to Being a.. → Is Bigger Really Better? - Key Advantages to Being a.. →

It has been viewed in the past that large companies were always better. In these changing times, more and more small companies seem to ...

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6 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4037 4037 It has been viewed in the past that large companies were always better. In these changing times, more and more small companies seem to offer more advantages to the consumer. This article explains the advantages that smaller companies provide in comparison to larger companies.

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It has been viewed in the past that large companies were always better. In these changing times, more and more small companies seem to offer more ...

Tell It LIke It Is – Communications Lessons from "The.. → Tell It LIke It Is – Communications Lessons from "The.. →

In the business world you engage with a variety of personalities and people. Sometimes, communication with varying personality types can ...

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7 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4036 4036 In the business world you engage with a variety of personalities and people. Sometimes, communication with varying personality types can be difficult. Taking a lesson from a character in a favorite movie, "The Blind Side", here are some ways that the main character communicated that have relevance in managing your communication in the business world.

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In the business world you engage with a variety of personalities and people. Sometimes, communication with varying personality types can be ...

Web Conferencing - Selecting the Right Service for Your Firm Web Conferencing - Selecting the Right Service for Your Firm

These days there are so many options for web conferencing services. Choosing the right service, especially for a law firm, can be a ...

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8 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4034 4034 These days there are so many options for web conferencing services. Choosing the right service, especially for a law firm, can be a daunting task. Here are some good filters to use when trying to find the right web conferencing service to meet the needs of your firm.

Web Conferencing - Selecting the Right Service for Your Firm

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These days there are so many options for web conferencing services. Choosing the right service, especially for a law firm, can be a daunting task. ...

The Change Process – Leading Customers to Change The Change Process – Leading Customers to Change

Technological advances occur on an almost regular basis. It is important to comunicate these changes in technology properly so that the ...

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9 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4033 4033 Technological advances occur on an almost regular basis. It is important to comunicate these changes in technology properly so that the customer has a pleasant experience during conversion to a new platform, service, etc. This article explains key factors to consider when introducing technological change.

The Change Process – Leading Customers to Change

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Technological advances occur on an almost regular basis. It is important to comunicate these changes in technology properly so that the customer has ...

It’s Too Hard – Please Don’t Ask Me to Do a Webinar! It’s Too Hard – Please Don’t Ask Me to Do a Webinar!

Many people have been intimidated to produce and deliver webinars with good reason. As web conferencing was introduced, it was difficult ...

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10 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4032 4032 Many people have been intimidated to produce and deliver webinars with good reason. As web conferencing was introduced, it was difficult to manage, attend and very expensive. This article shows how the web conferencing industry has changed to make webinars easier to deliver and afford.

It’s Too Hard – Please Don’t Ask Me to Do a Webinar!

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Many people have been intimidated to produce and deliver webinars with good reason. As web conferencing was introduced, it was difficult to manage, ...

Three Little Words – How Technology Makes Marketing Much.. → Three Little Words – How Technology Makes Marketing Much.. →

This article expalins a simple, but powerful concept: using three words to effectively deliver a message. This article outlines how a new ...

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11 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4031 4031 This article expalins a simple, but powerful concept: using three words to effectively deliver a message. This article outlines how a new service called Conduct, powered by Copper Services, can help marketing departments operate more efficiently and more economically.

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This article expalins a simple, but powerful concept: using three words to effectively deliver a message. This article outlines how a new service ...

Increasing the Self-Worth of Your Employees - Lessons from.. → Increasing the Self-Worth of Your Employees - Lessons from.. →

Is it really your job to pay attention to how an employee feels about himself? If you don’t do it, then you will doom yourself to an ...

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12 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4026 4026 Is it really your job to pay attention to how an employee feels about himself? If you don’t do it, then you will doom yourself to an organization of people who are afraid to make decisions, underperform and feel negatively about themselves and the company t hey work for. This article takes a lesson that Oprah Winfrey taught in her final show and gives strategies to help employees gain the confidence they need to perform.

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Is it really your job to pay attention to how an employee feels about himself? If you don’t do it, then you will doom yourself to an organization ...

A Climate Check A Climate Check

“Managing by Influence” by Kenneth and Linda Schatz is a favorite business book on management and leadership, but unfortunately is out ...

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13 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4025 4025 “Managing by Influence” by Kenneth and Linda Schatz is a favorite business book on management and leadership, but unfortunately is out of print. The book discusses concepts that I think are important for all managers to address….how to lead people to change……how to use your influence vs. authority. This is an article I wrote about a key concept in the book which is leading people to change.

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“Managing by Influence” by Kenneth and Linda Schatz is a favorite business book on management and leadership, but unfortunately is out of print. ...

Finding Your Calling – Lessons from Oprah Winfrey’s.. → Finding Your Calling – Lessons from Oprah Winfrey’s.. →

Most people viewed Oprah Winfrey’s talk show as a forum to find out about the latest fashions, connect with celebrities or find out about ...

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14 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4024 4024 Most people viewed Oprah Winfrey’s talk show as a forum to find out about the latest fashions, connect with celebrities or find out about her "favorite things’. However, in her final show, Oprah had some insight that I think applies to the business world. This article is about finding your calling and I think is important for us to consider as we manage our careers.

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Most people viewed Oprah Winfrey’s talk show as a forum to find out about the latest fashions, connect with celebrities or find out about her ...

Webinars, The Myths & Realities – Advice for Legal.. → Webinars, The Myths & Realities – Advice for Legal.. →

Many law firms struggle with using webinars and it often falls to the legal administrator to manage and execute webinars on behalf of their ...

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15 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4023 4023 Many law firms struggle with using webinars and it often falls to the legal administrator to manage and execute webinars on behalf of their firm. This can be an intimidating activity, but webinar services and technology have gotten much easier to use and manage. This article walks you through the paradigms we have about webinars and what the reality of today’s technology offers.

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Many law firms struggle with using webinars and it often falls to the legal administrator to manage and execute webinars on behalf of their firm. ...

100 Years and counting - Lessons Learned from IBM 100 Years and counting - Lessons Learned from IBM

IBM recently celebrated 100 Years in Business. They have managed to change and reinvent themselves before the marketplace forced change on ...

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16 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4022 4022 IBM recently celebrated 100 Years in Business. They have managed to change and reinvent themselves before the marketplace forced change on them and to thrive when many other companies created during their era no longer exist. It’s interesting to take a lesson from IBM’s longevity and see how it might apply to your business.

100 Years and counting - Lessons Learned from IBM

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IBM recently celebrated 100 Years in Business. They have managed to change and reinvent themselves before the marketplace forced change on them and ...

Unsuccessful Executives - Warning Signs for Executives That.. → Unsuccessful Executives - Warning Signs for Executives That.. →

When an executive fails, it can be devastating to an organization. Executives lead others, drive the company vision and produce the ...

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17 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 jplist-folder-All-Posts-211 Article-Article 0 4021 4021 When an executive fails, it can be devastating to an organization. Executives lead others, drive the company vision and produce the critical business results. Knowing the warning signs and what to do when those signs are there can make the difference in a business succeeding or failing. This is an insightful look at 7 habits that executives engage in that are warning signs that a failure is imminent. Although written several years ago, this article is still very much relevant today.

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When an executive fails, it can be devastating to an organization. Executives lead others, drive the company vision and produce the critical ...

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