Category Archives: Getting results

How to Grow Your Association Sponsorships, Part One

Your corporate and institutional sponsors play a vital role in supporting your association’s mission through both the funding they provide and the implicit endorsement that comes with supporting your activities.  After all, they have put their name and brand beside … Continue reading

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How to Lower Your Risk of Losing A Member: Ten Tips

Membership retention begins the moment someone joins your organization.  To ensure that that new member stays a member, here are ten steps you can take to proactively manage their membership experience so it is a positive one. #1 – Be … Continue reading

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Goal Attainment 101 – Three Questions to Guide You

Can asking three questions (pictured to the right and highlighted below) bring you closer to achieving your writing, business or personal goals?  Yes. Articulating answers can help you: choose the right goals surface how committed you are to achieving them … Continue reading

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Top Ten Countdown – Ways to Avoid Procrastinating on that Writing Project

Are you a visual learner?  You might enjoy this short video I did, designed to get your ideas flowing and pen or keyboard flying.  It’s based on an earlier blog post and done as a short “top ten” list. View … Continue reading

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Nine Ways to Slay the Dragon of Writer’s Block

Most writers experience a touch of writer’s block at one time or another. Staring at a blank screen or piece of paper can be intimidating and unnerving. You shift in your chair. You are not smiling. Both your fingers and … Continue reading

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No Piece of Writing is Ever Finished

Do you believe that “no piece of writing is ever finished … merely abandoned” as I learned early in my writing career?  How do you declare victory on something you are writing?  When is it complete? That quote has stuck … Continue reading

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