Sometimes we are merely optimizing when we think we are innovating. Learn the difference and innovate more
Many associations get into the cycle of optimizing. Optimizing is improving on the solutions to problems we’ve already solved. Optimizing is necessary but not to the exclusion of innovating.
If you could start your association over from scratch how would it be different from what it is today? Last week Jay Daughtry asked a thought provoking question on ASAE’s Collaborate, excerpt here: Let’s suppose for a moment that your programs, education, conferences, seminars, products, etc. suddenly ceased to exist. What if all you had were people- staff, […]