Best of the Web

Best of the Web June 2011

By Association Adviser staff • November 5, 2012

In the spirit of this month’s article about favorite/trusted news sources, we share these blog posts about favorite and influential books about leadership and management, as well as association CEOs’ favorite tools for business. Visit our Association Executive Roundtable group on LinkedIn to share your favorite books and devices.

Influential Reading: Six Books I Return to Regularly

Jeffrey Cufaude

Idea Architects

CEO to CEO – The One Device You Can’t Live Without

Associations Now

Like us on Facebook, then tell us on our Wall what what your must-have device is for a chance to win an Amazon Kindle! (Drawing will be June 30.)


Social Media Adoption and The Stages of Grief

Amber Naslund

Brass Tack Thinking

This article has resonated around the online community as an honest and constructive look at social media adoption in business. Naslund applies the traditional stages of grief to the thought processes and reactions that typically occur when organizations are confronted with the idea (or the need) to integrate social media into their communications and offers practical tips for those hesitant or resistant to accepting the changes in workload and thinking it brings.

10 Common Mistakes Event Planners Make

Julius Solaris

Event Manager Blog

Technology and social media are changing the way we produce, plan and promote events. Solaris provides a quick summary of common errors that are easy to make when planning an event.

EXCEL Awards Celebrate the Year’s Best Work by Association Publishing Teams

Association Media & Publishing

See who won honors (197 in all) at one of the association publishing industry’s biggest annual events.

@nxtbook: What Do You Want the iPad to Be?: An interesting article asks, “Is the iPad just a new way to give away magazine …

@AssnMediaPub: TRENDS: Increasingly companies are charging for digital publications and throwing in the print version for free.



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