We offer conferences to help members learn and connect but the experience we may be delivering actually hinders them from learning and connecting.
We tend to focus on the programming. If a chapter is weak it must be the programming. It is true that programming is a factor but it is not the only factor. Talk to new members and their focus is not on the programming but on belonging. They want to know that their fellow […]
Members will say that they join associations for the professional development and networking. Professional development and networking are two socially-acceptable corporate words that are actually code for: I want to belong I want to be worthy I want to make friends I want to be seen I don’t want to be lonely I want to matter […]