Planet of the Associations

Planet of the Associations

You may know my friend, Mark Levy, or you may not, but you are likely familiar with some of his accomplishments. For example, if you’ve heard of Simon Sinek of
Reading Books to Learn

Reading Books to Learn

I love to read. Several years ago I decided to learn to read much faster so that I could take in more books. Of course, there are some books that
Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

A dictionary defines going down the rabbit hole as a metaphor for something that transports someone into a surreal state or situation. That’s exactly what immersive technology can do. I
Beautiful Music

Beautiful Music

I love music, but I don’t play. However, I am extremely fortunate to have married a true artist who writes, composes, and produces beautiful music: Laura Baron! On Feb 28,
Hindi

Hindi

I have been looking for a new brain stretch. I have wanted to learn something that takes me in new directions, requires new kinds of physical skills, new ways of

New Vlog and Podcast!

New Vlog and Podcast!

I am partnering with Mark Levy to bring you a new video blog and podcast, Planet of the Associations! Mark
Youtopian

Youtopian

In my last few posts, I’ve discussed immersive environments and omnichannel experiences. Lisa Sebilia and DP Prakash of Youtopian, an
Building Tomorrow Today

Building Tomorrow Today

 “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” – William Gibson, science fiction writer. During my
Flagship Event Experiences

Flagship Event Experiences

Before March 2020, events, meetings, and conferences were face-to-face whenever and wherever possible. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us into a
New Class on Resilience - Coming Soon

New Class on Resilience – Coming Soon

Later this month I will announce a class, carrying CAE credit, which will teach individual, team, and organizational resilience. This

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Down the Rabbit Hole

A dictionary defines going down the rabbit hole as a metaphor for something that transports someone into a surreal state or situation. That’s exactly what ...
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Flagship Event Experiences

Before March 2020, events, meetings, and conferences were face-to-face whenever and wherever possible. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us into a virtual world. Many of us ...
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Beautiful Music

I love music, but I don’t play. However, I am extremely fortunate to have married a true artist who writes, composes, and produces beautiful music: ...
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New Class on Resilience – Coming Soon

Later this month I will announce a class, carrying CAE credit, which will teach individual, team, and organizational resilience. This is specifically to help association ...
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Hindi

I have been looking for a new brain stretch. I have wanted to learn something that takes me in new directions, requires new kinds of ...
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OmniChannel Events

Associations were experts in bringing people together face-to-face to create value. Shelter-in-place orders, brought about by the pandemic, forced us into virtual meetings. Associations did ...
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Sweeping

All over the world, people sweep. It’s ancient. It is the ritual of preparing, clearing, and cleaning our space. When we sweep we put things ...
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Beyond Individual Needs

How many colors can we see? Around 4 million, but all of them are combinations of just three colors that our eyes are designed to ...
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Tell them about the dream!

When Martin Luther King, Jr, prepared his remarks for his speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington he originally planned ...
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Because I Have Children

My mother, Diana Weaver Kahan, was a poet. Not a published poet, but a lover of poetry who read to me regularly and occasionally wrote ...
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Compassion

The key for me in all areas where I either want to improve my life or must admit I have fallen short: self-compassion. It doesn’t ...
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Roots and New Growth

After I graduated with a BA in mathematics I started graduate school. At the same time, at the age of 20, I started an experimental ...
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Tis the Night Before Christmas!

Tonight, is a magical night for millions of children around the world, the night before Christmas. I’d like to share a reading of the poem ...
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Devotions

As the northern hemisphere enters the colder months and today is the Winter Solstice, when the longest night prevails, I thought it appropriate to express ...
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2021: The Year of the Game Change for Associations

We are coming to the close of a tremendously stressful year. This has been a particular hit for the association community, which generates value by ...
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