Developing a Culture of Empathy

A recent article in The New York Times presented a simple yet bold statement, empathy is a choice. The article, prepared by researchers in the field of cognitive science, and viewable here, shared a multitude of studies that suggest that a lack of empathy to the problems of others is not an inherent “shortcoming” or

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Eve FinsteinDeveloping a Culture of Empathy

The Hidden Value of AMS-LMS Integration

There are so many AMS offerings available. Most of us know the companies serving the association community. Names like: Abila, Personify, iMIS, Aptify, Association Anywhere and Protech, to list a few. Why is integration with these systems and others so critical to the success of an association’s LMS? After all, AMS integration done well will

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Eve FinsteinThe Hidden Value of AMS-LMS Integration

Social Learning, Backed by Science

“Social learning” is quite the buzzword today, isn’t it? With access to information on literally any topic, and the immediate thoughts and reactions of our friends, family, influencers, and favorite strangers all contained in a device we carry around in our back pocket – it’s a wonder we even need books anymore. (kidding of course,

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Eve FinsteinSocial Learning, Backed by Science

3 E-learning Myths It’s Time to Put to Bed

With the global e-learning market now valued at more than $100 billion, we are well past the point where e-learning is simply a trend. It has become a fact of life for learners of all ages, and particularly for those who are coming up through the K-12 and higher education systems – in other words, future association members and lifelong learning customers.

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Guest Blog3 E-learning Myths It’s Time to Put to Bed

Building Enthusiasm and Loyalty with Podcasts

There was a span of about a month-and-a-half this past winter when I looked forward to long car rides. Multi-hour drives home for Thanksgiving – awesome, traffic jam – yes! Why was I suddenly thrilled by the idea of sitting in my car? Because, like many of you, I was completely addicted to the NPR

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Eve FinsteinBuilding Enthusiasm and Loyalty with Podcasts

The Forgotten Last Step

You and your team have worked for months developing your Learning Management System (LMS). You’ve ensured a smooth integration with your member database, designed the site’s style and branding, migrated content, fined tuned the site’s look and feel, added your payment gateway and are finally sitting in front of a finished product. Time to pop

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Eve FinsteinThe Forgotten Last Step