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Living our Core Values: Supporting an environment where professional and personal goals are shared, encouraged, and achieved

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The importance of having a great work environment that supports development and goals is a good aspiration for any company. It can be challenging to create a culture where individuals are actively engaged and meeting goals. It has to be something every staff member embraces and the key is creating a work environment that inspires passion without…

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Gregg Talley on PCMA TV

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PCMA TV Live caught up with PCMA Education Foundation Chair Gregg Talley to talk about Foundation Day.

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Three Current Themes in Professional Certification Programs

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At a recent certification development meeting conducted for a TMG client, I had the opportunity to spend some time with the client’s testing agency, comparing notes on the current landscape for non-licensure certification programs. A few common themes emerged, namely internationalization, building ancillary products, and developing new certifications that leverage and trade on existing certifications.…

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What will 2013 look like for meeting planners?

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As we close out 2012 one question that everyone is wishing they had an answer to is “what is in store for us in 2013?”  Are we going to see a bounce back or will the economy continue to drag along?  PCMA chatted Gregg Talley, CAE, FASAE President and CEO of Talley Management Group and…

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Team Innovation

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The past few days I have watched a series on the History channel about some early American entrepreneurs,  Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Vanderbilt.  There was a quote from Jack Welch on innovation.  His main point was that for a company to be successful they need to innovate and that does not mean that the company needs…

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To Blog or Not to Blog…

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As our company grows and innovates to stay current with our client’s needs, as well as for our own corporate success, so must each and every individual staff innovate and evolve.  Some of the first questions we ask each client: are they on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook?  Do they blog?  Further, how are they leveraging…

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Has Association Management Changed in the Last 10 Years?

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There was an interesting dialogue at the recent ASAE Fellows Retreat among 75 seasoned execs on the evolution of Association Management. The consensus was that really none of the basics have changed but the environment in which we do our jobs has changed dramatically. First, the one real change that was noted was collaboration. The…

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