Engaging Internationally

Tips for Successful Online Meetings

March 17, 2020

As more meetings move online, it is a good time to share tips and resources on facilitating online meetings with each other.  Although you may find that the current coronavirus environment and the cancellations of in-person meetings is ‘forcing’ a shift to more online activity, look at it as an opportunity to do more virtually …

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Most popular blog posts of the decade

December 17, 2019

It is hard to believe we are already at the end of the decade (and that I’ve been blogging for a decade!) but here we are 🙂  For my end of the year (decade) post I’m sharing some of my blog posts that have been the most popular this decade.  If you missed some of …

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Themes and Tips from a Peer Convening

November 21, 2019

Upswell is a convening organized by the national organization Independent Sector to bring together those working towards change in the social sector in the US. The following are a few themes and tips I took from participating in this convening recently:

For our organizations:

  • To get different results we need to do things differently.  One
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Global Maturity: An Organizational Framework to Succeed Globally

November 12, 2019

Last week I participated in a discussion around some of the success factors for how organizations can engage and grow more effectively internationally. We reviewed a report entitled Association Global Maturity: Critical Actions for Successful International Growth and especially seven areas that it laid out:

I. Strategic and business planning

II. Management and organizational culture …

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Global Engagement Takes Time – Part II

September 25, 2019

One of the fun parts of being more ‘senior’ in one’s career is having the opportunity to share ‘lessons learned’ over the years.  I had the opportunity to participate in one such session in August – blog post here – and another earlier this month.  Here are a few of the lessons shared from this …

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