Future Outlook

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Skills Every Association Professional Should Have

The world of work is changing–here are the skills needed to keep up.

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The Future of the Freelance Economy for Associations

Freelance work is evolving and growing in associations—especially with more companies embracing a hybrid environment. Hiring managers and in-house teams are realizing the benefits of creating long-term, collaborative relationships with dedicated freelancers who are ready to be part of their team.

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Evolution of Association Culture and Flexibility

The COVID-19 pandemic sparked widespread change to workforce culture. We spoke with four association executives about the changes they made and how their organizations are adjusting to these unprecedented times.

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When to Make Pandemic Pivots Permanent

Through continually engaging and gathering feedback from members, associations can emerge from the pandemic stronger, and with a member-driven reimagining of their product offerings.

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Creating a Data-first Mindset

The Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals has built a robust research program that benefits members and the association alike.

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Career Coach Carla Harris Wants You to be Kinder to Yourself

The Women’s Executive Forum keynote speaker lends practical advice to women in leadership

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Multigenerational Speaker Raven Solomon Explores the Intersection of Racial Inequity and Generational Differences in New Book

To effectively communicate across generations within teams or organizations, we need to understand the values of others and demonstrate those values in our interactions.

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Strategic Technology Planning Update

Association Forum’s Professional Practice Statement offers guidance on tech plans

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Next in Line

Your association’s success relies on volunteer succession.

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Meeting in the Lap of Luxury

FORUM spoke to well-known meeting veteran, Michael Dominguez, about his big professional move and his thoughts on the industry.

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