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Taking Control of Your Inbox

By Meredith Parker, account associate Yesterday, I was reading a blog post on the Thrive Global website where Ashton Kutcher was interviewed and he explained that email is “everyone else’s to-do list for you.” This statement really resonated with me. … Continue reading

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Why Pay for Non-Profit Staff?

 By Linda Owens, CAE, owner and president In the 31 years since IMI Association Executives began (learn about our beginnings here), we have been asked many times by prospective clients about the benefits of paid staff versus the benefits of remaining … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask About Your Association Today

By Rachel Owen, communications manager As agents of change  in the association world, part of our responsibility lies in recognizing the opportunity for change. But sometimes we can get so caught up in doing the association work that we lose an … Continue reading

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From Admissions to Associations: How to Prepare for Oral Presentations

By Meredith Parker, account associate Though one of my favorite college experiences was giving campus tours to prospective students, I remember waiting to be introduced to the tour group before my first tour, sweat rolling down my back, my hands … Continue reading

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Extroverts: Save Your Strength At a Conference

By Meredith Parker, account associate I’m the type of person who would reach the brink of insanity only days after being shipwrecked alone on a desert island. As an extrovert, I feel the most at ease when I am having … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Success

By Lee Campbell, account manager I attended the Meeting Planners International Winter Conference and had the chance to learn about “Strive for Five: Creating a Culture of Success” from Paul Miller and Dawn Daria. Here are some great takeaways from … Continue reading

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Staff Spotlight: Angela Allen

In this feature, we ask our team members some quick, fun questions to show a little spotlight on the staff that makes IMI great. Angela Allen Account Associate My favorite aspect of association management is: Seeing the members’ passion for … Continue reading

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