Archive: September 2013


  • September 30, 2013

Uniquely You

Last Tuesday I went to the most extraordinary concert. The opening act, the Guru Ganesha Band, captured my fancy more than the main event. Guru Ganesha is a 60+ year …

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  • September 23, 2013

Courage and Vulnerability

My good friend, Gary LaBranche, told me last week that innovation is about courage and vulnerability. Over dinner he shared his point of view that new ventures require boldness in …

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  • September 16, 2013

Plant a Seed of Greatness for the Week Ahead

Extraordinary weeks and horrible work weeks have one thing in common, they all start on Mondays. Have you ever heard the phrase, Mighty oaks from little acorns grow? It’s one …

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  • September 9, 2013

Articles for Association Innovation

I was just named the Associations Editor for InnovationExcellence.com, “the online home of the global innovation community, building upon a rapidly-growing network with thousands of members from over 150 countries.” …

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  • September 7, 2013

Initial Interviews on the Future of Association Leadership

November 2012 – January 2013 I interviewed 24 expert leaders of professional societies and trade associations (see below for the full list). The focus of our conversation was identifying what …

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  • September 2, 2013

Association Transformation

Today, Labor Day in the states, I am addressing association transformation.  This is a new initiative I am leading, putting resources and news online at the new website AssociationTransformation.com. Market …

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