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The Second Wave

By Bob Harris, CAE and Dot Miller, CAE We are hopeful there will be no second wave of the coronavirus, or that mitigation will reduce its impact.   Health officials have predicted a return in the fall and through the winter. Associations must prepare.  Are we taking advantage of what we have learned in the…

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Pandemic: Opportunity for Improvement

By Bob Harris, CAE and Arturo Mariani, Author There are hundreds of stories about organizational and personal improvement during the pandemic.   People are sharing ways they are adapting.   Organizational Improvement Many of the changes have positive, long term impact.  The adaptations are necessary or organic to survive, sustain, and thrive. For example, what used to…

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Rebound!

“In the long-run, members will judge their organization for how it responded.” -Bob Harris, CAE, May 2020   I asked an elected president of a large association how she felt about serving during the pandemic.   She answered, “This is a great opportunity.  It takes real leadership by our team to get through this and make…