2.12: Creating a Personal and Professional Network with Sheri Jacobs and Greg Fine

2.12: Creating a Personal and Professional Network with Sheri Jacobs and Greg Fine

Where you sit in a room can have a profound effect on your future. On this episode of Conversations by Association, Sheri Jacobs describes attending an ASAE Membership Symposium many years ago where she knew no one. She chose a seat at a table that looked inviting and ended up next to Greg Fine. Although neither …

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2.11: Building your Kitchen Cabinet of Advisors with Jackie Price Osafo

2.11: Building your Kitchen Cabinet of Advisors with Jackie Price Osafo

If there has ever been a person that elevates the energy in the room and an organization, it’s Jackie Price Osafo. Her energy, positivity, and dedication are a catalyst for the work she does and the people she meets. Jackie approaches her work, career, and community with a proactive mindset that teaches us how to …

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2.10: Responding to Racial Inequality: Finding Your Voice with Michelle Mason and Michelle Mills Clement

2.10: Responding to Racial Inequality: Finding Your Voice with Michelle Mason and Michelle Mills Clement

This is a special episode of Conversations by Association, we thought it was important to have a conversation about racial inequality in real time, and what our association leaders can do to support their teams, their organizations, and themselves on this journey. George Floyd’s death was a catalyst to reignite change, a catalyst for very …

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2.8: Creating a Caring Community with Carol Pape

2.8: Creating a Caring Community with Carol Pape

What started as a volunteer role turned into a unexpected job opportunity for Carol Pape. Whether she is at an association meeting or a school event, Carol always pitches in – it’s part of who she is. Carol values inclusion and has spent much of her career creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for members, guests …

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2.7: Navigating New Roles in Associations with Cory Hall, Laura Harris, and Chris Ocampo

2.7: Navigating New Roles in Associations with Cory Hall, Laura Harris, and Chris Ocampo

In this episode Cory, Laura, and Chris share their different paths to associations at different stages in their careers, reminding us the value of being open to new challenges and seeing new paths forward. From experiences in shifting industries to working with a recruiter, it’s important to be open to the opportunities even when they …

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2.5: Blending work, volunteering and friendship with Dr. Martha Twaddle and Emily Muse

2.5: Blending work, volunteering and friendship with Dr. Martha Twaddle and Emily Muse

Relationships matter, in personal and professional life. Sometimes they even overlap. Dr. Martha Twaddle and Emily Muse first became coworkers and later their relationship shifted and grew as they assumed the roles of association volunteer leader and staff member. Association volunteers and staff often comment that they feel they get more out of their experiences …

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2.4: Prehensile Tails to Problem Solving with Dave Bergeson

2.4: Prehensile Tails to Problem Solving with Dave Bergeson

Thoughtful, patient, and kind, Dave Bergeson reminds all of us how to find the strengths in our peers, figuring out each step, and be open to a new path from time to time. He takes lessons he learned doing anthropology field work in the jungles of Panama, Peru, and Costa Rica into insightful lessons on …

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2.3: Sleep Better, Feel Better with Marty Martin

2.3: Sleep Better, Feel Better with Marty Martin

Are you a morning lark or a night owl? Or just regularly sleep deprived and looking to sleep better these days? Dr. Marty Martin guides us through habits that help us feel more refreshed and set ourselves up for more success in our days by planning around our natural flows and peak productive times.  William …

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