32 episodes

Welcome to Association Transformation, a new transatlantic conversation advancing the impact and evolution of non-profit organizations. We are 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 Consort Strategy. 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 & Consort Strategy

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Welcome to Association Transformation, a new transatlantic conversation advancing the impact and evolution of non-profit organizations. We are 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 Consort Strategy. 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.

    A Culture of Failure - Learning Through Experimentation

    A Culture of Failure - Learning Through Experimentation

    Do we learn more through our mistakes than our successes? Andrew and Elisa discuss the importance of failure and how it makes us grow as leaders.

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 27 min
    Using Less Energy - the start to every net-zero journey

    Using Less Energy - the start to every net-zero journey

    Mervyn Pilley, Executive Director at the Energy Solutions and Technology Association (ESTA), joins the hosts in an IGNITE special.

    Mervyn speaks about his mammoth association career, how he got into energy and the importance of using less of it. They discuss how associations and other businesses can be more energy conscious in order to be kinder to the planet.

    Mervyn is taking the next instalment of our IGNITE Masterclass Series on the 28th April, where he will go into far more depth about how using less energy will set you on the path to becoming net-zero. Register here!

    ESTA's Energy Conscious Organisation online training course that future-proofs organisations and creates the required skills for a Net Zero world powered by people.

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    To find out more about the IAL's IGNITE programme please visit our website:
    https://theial.org/about-ignite

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 31 min
    The Association Rebranding Process: is it time for a make-over?

    The Association Rebranding Process: is it time for a make-over?

    Associations, like any business, has a brand and that brand needs to morph with the transformation of the business. With some associations being centuries old, rebranding is a necessity to keep with the times. In this week's episode, Andrew and Elisa and their guests speak about this process - the how and why of an association's rebrand.

    How can you identify when your organisation needs a paint job?  Who needs to be involved in the process? How much is it going to cost? And, what are the benefits - what do you get out of it?

    These questions and more are addressed with today's guests Gwyn Donohue, Director of Communications & Public Affairs at PIJAC and Rob Helsby, Lead Designer at Cantarus.

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 35 min
    The Power of being an Innovative Leader

    The Power of being an Innovative Leader

    In another Andrew and Elisa special, the Association Transformation stars speak innovation on this week's episode.

    What is it to be innovative as an association leader? How can you build an innovative organisation and constantly be ahead of the curve? Is it even possible? What is the importance?

    These are all questions tackled in today's episode. Tune in to learn how to be an innovative leader of an innovative organisation.

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 26 min
    Membership Do's and Don'ts for 2021

    Membership Do's and Don'ts for 2021

    Membership is at the heart of any association and today's guests are membership directors of the highest calibre.

    Join in on our conversation where Andrew, Elisa, Kim Hall, Membership Director of National Association of Counties, and David D'Souza, Membership Director of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development speak all thing membership.

    Also, tune in to find out what a fortnight is!

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 30 min
    Virtual Strategic Planning

    Virtual Strategic Planning

    In this episode of Association Transformation,  Andrew and Elisa take center stage and discuss one of their specialties as association experts, virtual strategic planning.

    With social distancing measures in place, the move to digital has changed the way so many of our business processes are done. The process of strategic planning has in effect metamorphosed through the pandemic because of moving online. Andrew and Elisa explore this change and share their expert tips on how to effectively pull off virtual strategic planning.

    You won't want to miss this episode.

    For more information about Association Transformation, please see our website: https://associationtransformation.org/

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    • 25 min

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