Molly Marsh

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Make the Brain Work for It!

By Molly Marsh / June 3, 2019

A designer, psychologist and a behavioral economist walk into a university… Also potentially the start of a terrible joke, it happens to be the beginning of the story of Sans Forgetica, a new typeface created to help increase retention and learning from written material.  As noted in the previous blog post about Elaboration, learning is much more…

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Collaborative Problem-Solving at AMR IdeaCON

By Molly Marsh / March 11, 2019

I love that AMR strives to make high quality-training and ongoing professional development available to all members of the team. But when planning the inaugural IdeaCON internal association management training conference, we knew that just providing education wouldn’t help us achieve our goals of becoming a stronger, more collaborative team…  To spark a collaborative spirit, we knew…

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Association Management Companies – Your Dream Team?

By Molly Marsh / January 8, 2019

In his book Dream Teams, author Shane Snow sets out to illustrate why some diverse teams excel and some do not. His early chapters emphasize perspective and how the addition of new and different perspectives to a team can help the group uncover ideas or solutions they never could have before. He uses the illustration of…

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Elaboration – The Key to Transformative Content?

By Molly Marsh / November 28, 2018

Associations create content – research and publications, conference presentations, professional development trainings, webinars and podcasts, etc. – all to support the learning and advancement of professionals in their given industry or practice. Of course, there are many reasons an association may choose certain educational offerings but, ultimately, the goal is to drive learning and build…

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Escape the Ordinary

By Molly Marsh / November 6, 2018

A vile of poisonous gas was just dropped, you’re locked in the lab with your fellow scientists and you’ll all be dead in an hour if you can’t hack into the system to override the lockdown. Sound familiar? If you’ve been to any of the Escape Room or Breakout Game facilities popping up all over the world, it…

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