8. Leveraging Strengths and Self Reflection with Christina Rowe

8. Leveraging Strengths and Self Reflection with Christina Rowe

Leadership and team development expert, Christina Rowe, helps individuals and teams maximize their potential. This includes encouraging others explore and employ strategies to improve communication, reduce friction and improve quality of life. On this episode, the Conversations by Association co-host shares insights on how professionals at all stages of their career can take responsibility for …

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7. Translating Leadership Theory into Practice with Ken Slaw

7. Translating Leadership Theory into Practice with Ken Slaw

Some people have a passion for leadership. Others have passion for learning. For more than 20 years, Ken Slaw has been combining both in an effort to create unique experiences for himself, association members and colleagues. Discover unique concepts and insights regarding how to create an environment where professionals can continuously grow, learn and thrive …

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6. Seeking New Experiences with Pat Blake

6. Seeking New Experiences with Pat Blake

Pat Blake has energy and passion for many things – especially change. In this episode, hear how she identifies and embraces new opportunities – from transitioning to a new CEO role to becoming president of ASAE. Pat offers practical advice and insights regarding small group dynamics, building trust and how to navigate difficult issues and …

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5. Building Lasting Connections with Marilyn Jansen and Lindsey Nelson

5. Building Lasting Connections with Marilyn Jansen and Lindsey Nelson

Finding the good advisors and mentors can be a challenge in your career, complicated at times by the efforts to sustain those valuable relationships. On this episode take a peek inside a long-time mentoring relationship with Marilyn and Lindsey as we discuss forming and sustaining valuable relationships in your career. Marilyn Jansen Executive Director, Business …

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4. Advocating for Yourself and Others with Mitch Dvorak

4. Advocating for Yourself and Others with Mitch Dvorak

“If you don’t advocate for yourself, who will? You have to have the confidence to step up and talk about your accomplishments.” Knowing what you want to do and who can help you get the right position is challenging — but not for Mitch Dvorak. He has reinvented himself multiple times and leveraged meaningful connections …

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3. Mid-Career Perspectives with Allison Lundberg, Evan Rotert, and Lindsey Josephs

3. Mid-Career Perspectives with Allison Lundberg, Evan Rotert, and Lindsey Josephs

Wisdom is not defined by age alone, an adage clearly proven by this uplifting panel of successful professionals who are in their first decade of association work. Hear what Allison Lundberg, Lindsey Josephs, and Evan Rotert experienced as they entered the profession—from discomfort to discovery. These emerging leaders are helping to innovate their associations while …

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2. Risk Taking with Paul Pomerantz

2. Risk Taking with Paul Pomerantz

Not everyone is comfortable taking calculated risks. Paul Pomerantz, however, seeks and sees opportunities in the spaces where others might only see challenges. Check out this episode to energize yourself and help you be more aware of how to navigate challenging situations and engage in volunteer leadership opportunities as you navigate your career in association …

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1. Mindful Leadership with Michelle Mason

1. Mindful Leadership with Michelle Mason

On this inaugural episode, Michelle Mason discusses what it means to be a “forever learner” and how she went from association temp to CEO—with several important stops along the way. Tune in for sage advice and thought provoking conversation about how our work environments and people can shape and strengthen our own career and leadership …

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