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Gardian of the Month: Rebecca Campbell

Q & A with Rebecca Campbell, director, Colorado Society of CPAs

Learn: Q: How do you learn best - in a coffee shop with lots of noise or in a quiet, library-like setting?

A: I learn best in a classroom setting when I can listen to other participants’ experiences and ideas. I love to learn from others.

Network: Q: Tell us about one of your favorite personal or professional networks. What makes it special?

A: ASAE is my professional network. It’s a place to share my successes, ideas and challenges so I can support and get support from my colleagues.

Transfer: Q: Think about a topic in which you feel you’re quite knowledgeable. How would you use this knowledge to better your industry?

A: I participate on the ASAE Professional Development Council so I can learn and share my knowledge with other association professionals. I have found that we are all struggling with the same issues and together we can talk about solutions.

Q. Please share with us a resource you just can’t live without.

A: Association Now Daily News. It’s a quick look at what other associations are doing.

Q: What is your favorite season…and why?

A: I love every season because each change brings a different beauty that takes my breath away.

Voices and Views: December

Event Garde is committed to professional development, for ourselves and for our industry. As such, we’re avid readers of industry news. We’d like to share these must-reads with you.

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Associations bring meetings back to Houston

When the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston in September for the New Ideas Annual Conference, it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding.

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Engaging Learners: A Guide To Successfully Designing Engaging Learning

Whether you’re ready to initiate this conversation prior to, during or after the holiday season, please accept this newly launched eBook as our holiday gift to you. Born out of our own frustrations, we hope this comprehensive, but approachable resource will help you and your speakers better engage learners in 2018.

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The science of convening

There’s a science to convening, and it stems from the theory that collective brain power is a powerful tool. So what’s a convening? According to Monitor Institute by Deliotte, a convening is a gathering of people who participate in a collective effort and share a common purpose.

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Gardian of the Month: Lowell Aplebaum

Lowell Aplebaum, CEO and Strategy Catalyst, Vista Cova, LLC, is December’s Gardian of the Month.

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The joy in missing out

Many of us get sucked into all the newest trends and fads – including Black Friday and holiday shopping. Who cares about getting a good deal on something you don’t need? That’s not a deal at all; in fact, it is total loss on your pocket book. This holiday, splurge on the things that really do matter like spending time with family and friends or making delicious meals at home.

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