Lindsay Overall

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Meet The Association Management Expert Episode 1 – Advocacy

By Lindsay Overall / October 16, 2019

In this episode of Meet the Expert, Meredith Ward, NASCIO’s Director of Policy and Research, shares why Advocacy is important to associations.

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How A Medical Association Used a Physical Representation of Diversity to Create a Fun and Engaging Conversation

By Lindsay Overall / July 11, 2018

The ChallengeThe Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) defines diversity as any and all differences between and among people. ACH welcomes all diversities, recognizing that various life experiences, perspectives and cultures inform and enrich their understanding of the world, each other and themselves.  AMR and ACH is committed to building an inclusive organization and has…

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“Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost…” (But Some Are)

By Lindsay Overall / March 6, 2018

This famous quote from a poem in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings implies that some people actually wander on purpose.  Philosophically, that can sound super adventurous and mystical, but realistically, some people do in fact wander because they’re lost.  Go figure. Enter: “Standing Committees.” One of the major responsibilities of an association’s governing body is to…

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Great Expectations: Meeting the Needs of Today’s Adult Learners

By Lindsay Overall / February 22, 2018

As association professionals, we provide education to our members to help bridge the gap between academic study and professional life.   With tight competition for our members’ time, money, and attention, educational design becomes increasingly important to help our events and offerings stand out. What exactly are the measures of success when it comes to adult…

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