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This is a listing of personal and Community blogs that have had recent activity (most recent at the top.) Only the most recent posting for each blog is listed, so be sure to click on the name of the article to see all of the articles for that Member or Community.

Nathan's Blog
Posted by Mr. Nathan Slovin on May 23rd, 2016 1:46pm
By Nathan Slovin, ASI Director of Client Excellence Programs, I don’t think we need to belabor the point; everything has changed. We all live this every day. The question is, "what mind-set will not-for-profit leaders need to succeed?" The recently published...

The Membership Executive Blog
Posted by Mr. Nathan Slovin on Mar 31st, 2015 1:38pm
By Nathan Slovin, ASI Director of Client Excellence Programs, Do you have drainage or leakage?  Two words that describe the same thing?  Probably not. Drainage is the purposeful, ordered movement of fluid from near something like a house away from...

Jane's Blog
Posted by Ms. Jane Cleary on Oct 29th, 2014 8:27am
Last week we held an iBEF event in Toronto where we had a number of Regulatory Bodies in attendance. We were fortunate to have Mark Breland, ASI Senior Product Engineering Executive, come up from Austin, Texas to deliver a briefing on Security: Vulnerabilities, Mitigation, and Defensive...

How Not-for-Profits Profit from Media Blog
Posted by Mr. Raphael Badagliacca on Jan 13th, 2014 10:45am
Looking back at 2013, here are ten books I read which could be of great interest and usefulness to ASI staff and ASI customers.  In each case, the subtitle is a precise summary of the book’s focus.  Taken together, they offer a comprehensive guide to what successful...

Performance Improvement Group Blog
Posted by Neil Kleinberg on Nov 24th, 2013 7:37pm
Through ASI’s performance improvement methodology, iBEF has presented one proven approach for an NFP to attain and sustain business excellence.  In summary, we’ve learned some important lessons from this four-phase process that clarifies and expands upon what many believe are...

The Fundraising Executive Blog
Posted by Robin Fisk on Oct 10th, 2013 6:42am
Fundraising is about opening hearts, opening minds and eventually opening wallets, and in an increasingly connected online world fundraisers need to be able to tell stories, engage donors and win their loyalty by digital means. Of course there’s still a place for face to face...

Victoria's Blog
Posted by Mrs. Victoria L. Strong on Aug 16th, 2013 10:26am
Article by Amy Rees Anderson Great People Practice The Six A’s of a Proper Apology: Admit - I made a mistake. Apologize - I am sorry for making the mistake. Acknowledge - I recognize where I went wrong that caused my mistake to occur. Attest - I plan to do the following to fix...

Human Resource Executive Blog
Posted by Mrs. Victoria L. Strong on May 10th, 2013 3:47pm
In the 12 years I have been with ASI we have coordinated major moves twice in two locations, Tx and Va. We also had a major move in the UK. Planning well in advance and frequent communications are the keys to a successful, stress free move that gets everyone back to work quickly. The most...

Notes from your CIO Blog
Posted by Ms. Jane Cleary on May 8th, 2013 3:48pm
Microsoft Word is powerful and makes it easy to create content that enables you to communicate strategically to your members, donors, and other consituents. It also makes it easy to create ugly lorem ipsum content, beautifully formatted lorem ipsum content, content that is useful but so badly...

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