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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.

Gardian of the Month: Tracy Koenig-Poches

Tracy Koenig-Poches, director of instructional design for Event Garde, is Gardian of the Month.

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Designing impactful instructor-led learning experiences with the millennial in mind

When it comes to offering face-to-face learning experiences, such as a day-long interactive workshop or a 75-minute breakout session at a conference, associations must carefully consider the millennial learner’s needs and expectations.

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Bright Idea: Training to improve customer satisfaction

Understanding the importance of customer satisfaction, the RV Industry Association is introducing a new training institute for technicians.

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Voices and Views: July

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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Who is Generation Z and how will they impact the future of associations?

Generation Z can be defined as those born between 1997 and 2010. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gen Z outnumbers millennials and baby boomers, making up 25 percent of the population.

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What The Tonight Show teaches us about learning

Learners who can’t find the quality education they need to compete within their chosen profession will be forced to select alternative options. Therefore, we need to stop creating and sharing with speakers a laundry list of dos and don’ts. If that were enough for them to create truly transformational experiences, they would have happened by now.

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