The Importance of Performance Measurement (PM)

Performance measurement (PM) is a critical element of organizational success. How can an organization tell whether it's making progress on strategic objectives? A PM program brings to light accomplishments and weaknesses, and gives measurable value to an organization's performance. PM intelligence allows association executives to construct an organization's next actionable steps. Effective PM can mean the...
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What Motivates Member Engagement for Nonprofits?

What drives member engagement? Abila's Membership Engagement Study breaks it down: When they join: 13% As a student 49% Within 1-5 years of employment 16% Within 5-10 years of employment 16% 11+ years of employment Why they join: What members say:
  • Job opportunities
  • Socializing
  • Certifications
1 in 5 members has canceled or lapsed in the last year Why they leave: 32% Too Costly 21% Changed Employment 19% Little...
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Blending Leadership and Strategy

Being the leader of an organization is hard work. Leadership requires a lot of time and the ability to balance and multi-task. Below, the infographic lists 10 basic principles of leadership, many of which are obvious. However, every principle presented is important to remember and implement no matter the organization. There is one principle in particular...
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