"The pace of technological change is exponential and algorithmic," Shapiro says. "Smartphones are ubiquitous, and with the Internet, wireless technology, and analytics [available at one's fingertips], anyone with tech skills and a broadband connection can create a new company."
Sherry Budziak & Kevin Ordonez Give You
Association 4.0 — Positioning for Success in an Era of Disruption
Fast Forward to The Year 2030.
Sensors track every aspect of your life. Virtual reality is as commonplace as coffee and is on your cell phone. You don’t own a car. Robotics, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and other Star Wars electronics have replaced millions of jobs. Smart devices are making your decisions, connecting you to technology and performing tasks and activities you haven’t even dreamed of.
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“This is a huge contribution to the association literature, and the only really substantial content on our futures that has been written for some time—Race for Relevance was the last piece!”
“Imagine having 17 trusted C-suite advisors who could offer perspective on everything from digital transformation to growing association membership. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leaders who welcome change and disruption as their next opportunity.”
“This is the perfect book for leaders who enjoy looking at a challenge from many different perspectives. Association executives from coast-to-coast share their experiences leveraging technology and succeeding in situations that called for seeing the world through a new lens. Thanks to Sherry Budziak and Kevin Ordonez for compiling this collection of interviews. It’s a book you’ll refer to again and again.”
“I recommend this book to anyone seeking to offer their board insight on how other associations succeed at managing change. The interviews provide a first-hand look at challenges that we all face or will be facing in the near future. Buy it for your directors and no one will sleep through your next board meeting.”
“I read this book in one sitting. It was truly enlightening to walk in so many other leaders’ shoes. The advice and stories in the interviews provide a panorama of our industry and a guide for making your own tough decisions.”
“Any aspiring CEO will find plenty to absorb in these pages. If you are working to make your next stop the corner office, this book belongs in your iPad. These are concepts that you can put into practice starting today and ideas that will inspire you to keep moving forward and be the change within your organization tomorrow.”
“Kudos to Budziak and Ordonez for giving us this wonderful book. These authors have spent their careers helping association leaders make smart technology decisions. Now, they have compiled the wisdom of their clients, friends, and colleagues for us all to share.”
“What a great learning experience! Where else can you find advice from across the association industry? If you have ever had cold hands or sleepless nights wondering whether your organization can successfully navigate the pace of change, the stories in this book provide inspiration and courage.”
“This was a terrific read. Outstanding and fresh content. .orgsource knows where associations are going and how to help them adapt to a rapidly changing environment. I was inspired to take a new approach to my responsibilities and profession. I'll be on the lookout for future books from Sherry and Kevin.”
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