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4 Reasons Your Association Should Track Time Bookmark


Every association is different. But no matter who you are or whom you represent, one thing is for certain: there is lot of work to be done.

Whether it’s managing members, raising funds, contending with new rules and regulations, or delivering quality programs that serve your mission, there is only so much that can be done in a given day, week, or year.

And that’s not when you’re trying to hire new employees or keep existing ones, or reduce overhead costs, or stay up to date with new technology and ways of communicating.

Does this sound stressful? Perhaps a bit. But that’s part of the job — managing people, processes, finances, and beyond.

The most successful associations are efficient, tech-savvy, and skilled at communicating with members, sponsors, and their local (and online) communities.

Another trait these associations share: They track employee time.

The Duty to Correct Bookmark

I will admit, I watched most of the James Comey Senate hearing replayed later in the evening after his testimony. I was very intrigued by the questioning from both Democrat and Republican Senators about why he did not speak up or take action to stop the conversation or its privacy.

Association IMPACT 2016: Rising Leaders Edition Bookmark



This can't miss edition of Association IMPACT Magazine features profiles of the 2016 Rising Leaders Award Winners, insight from Cheryl Ronk, CAE on the changing role of meeting professionals and checkpoints to an extraordinary association.


Association IMPACT Magazine May/June 16 Bookmark



In this issue, Denise Sloan, executive director,Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, shares how her association is helping their members lead the effort to mitigate the impact of lead poisoning on the children and families of Flint...

Association IMPACT Magazine Mar/Apr Bookmark




The Internship Issue explores how to start an internship program, where to find interns in Michigan and what interns bring to the office. In addition, the influence associations have on advocacy, seven CEO survival tips and holding yourself accountable are discussed.

Association IMPACT February 2016 Bookmark

Association IMPACT Magazine February 2016

The February 2016 issue delves into the question of accountability. It also shines a spotlight on member properties who have made renovations in the last year. In addition, it also features: the return of "Message from the President" and how to achieve member engagement through advocacy. 

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