106 episodes

Welcome to Association Transformation, a transatlantic conversation advancing the impact and evolution of non-profit organizations. We're always seeking diversity of thought and new examples of innovation in action. That and a commitment to mission driven organizations spurred this collaboration between the teams at Brewer Pratt Solutions and Elevated. Together with our special guests, each episode we take a deep dive into the issues, topics, challenges and opportunities facing the association community. Between us we’ve been there, done it, got the t-shirt: membership, mergers, boards and leadership, advocacy, and education - nothing is off limits. Any subject that effects non-profits, their survival or their success is up for discussion.

Association Transformation Brewer Pratt Solutions & Elevated LLC

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Welcome to Association Transformation, a transatlantic conversation advancing the impact and evolution of non-profit organizations. We're always seeking diversity of thought and new examples of innovation in action. That and a commitment to mission driven organizations spurred this collaboration between the teams at Brewer Pratt Solutions and Elevated. Together with our special guests, each episode we take a deep dive into the issues, topics, challenges and opportunities facing the association community. Between us we’ve been there, done it, got the t-shirt: membership, mergers, boards and leadership, advocacy, and education - nothing is off limits. Any subject that effects non-profits, their survival or their success is up for discussion.

    The Future of Foresight in Association Leadership

    The Future of Foresight in Association Leadership

    Listen to our new and thought-provoking episode of Association Transformation as we challenge conventional wisdom and explore the critical role of foresight in association leadership. Elisa and Andrew sit down with Jeff De Cagna, Executive Advisor at Foresight First LLC, to discuss the evolving concept of the board's duty of foresight. Discover why "future-proofing" is a myth and learn how to cultivate fit-for-purpose boards that can navigate uncertainty with confidence. Jeff shares insights ...

    • 31 min
    Beyond the Burnout Buzzwords: Cultivating Wellness and Culture in Associations

    Beyond the Burnout Buzzwords: Cultivating Wellness and Culture in Associations

    Join us for a candid conversation on the Association Transformation podcast as we tackle the often overused yet critical topics of wellness, burnout, and organizational culture in the association space. Co-hosts Elisa Pratt and Andrew Chamberlain sit down with executive leadership coach Derek Mulhern to explore practical strategies for creating a culture of wellness and high performance. Learn how to move beyond generic values statements, foster genuine communication, and implement actionable...

    • 40 min
    The Microlearning Revolution: Transforming Association Education

    The Microlearning Revolution: Transforming Association Education

    Dive into the “new now” of learning with Elisa and Andrew as they unveil a new groundbreaking Association Transformation white paper, "Bite-sized, Big Impact: How Microlearning is Reshaping Education." Discover why microlearning isn't just a trend but a science-backed approach revolutionizing how associations deliver value. We explore the neuroscience behind knowledge retention, address the modern learner's challenges, and discuss implementing microlearning beyond digital platforms. This epis...

    • 25 min
    The [New] Vision for Supporting Membership Professionals

    The [New] Vision for Supporting Membership Professionals

    In the latest episode of the Association Transformation Andrew and Elisa sit down with the renowned Mervyn Pilley, Co-Founder of the Society of Association Management (SAM). Mervyn shares SAM's mission and a new approach to promoting, protecting, and evangelizing the current and next generation of membership management professionals in their career development. With a rich history dating back to the 1930s, the modern-day SAM aims to fill the gap left by its predecessors by providing a strong ...

    • 32 min
    Transforming the RFP Process: Insights for Associations

    Transforming the RFP Process: Insights for Associations

    Is there rhyme or reason, maybe even strategy behind where you choose to book your association’s major events. Join Elisa and Andrew as they delve into new research from conference match-maker Conferli. Special guest Bregje Frens, Conferli Co-Founder and CCO, explains the future of the RFP process for associations. Drawing on insights from recent research involving associations worldwide, this episode of lets us dive into how technology, automation, and a partnership approach can revolutioniz...

    • 33 min
    The New CEO Experience: Navigating Realities, Challenges and Triumphs

    The New CEO Experience: Navigating Realities, Challenges and Triumphs

    Not everyone is cut out for it! It’s the top job for a reason! It’s supposed to be hard! Let’s get real and talk about the good, bad, and unspoken realities of the Chief Executive position! Join Elisa and @Andrew for this insightful episode of Association Transformation as we delve into the complex world of applying, interviewing, onboarding, and succeeding as a CEO in this new era. Drawing from personal anecdotes and years of consulting experience, we explore the challenges faced by first-ti...

    • 31 min

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