Upgrade your CV with a Professional Designation – Getting Started

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  Can three letters make a difference? Having a professional designation – those three or four letters beside your name, often makes a big impact on your professional development and career advancement. Those additional credentials, such as the Certified Association Executive (CAE) or Certified Meetings Professional (CMP) demonstrate that you …

Four Reasons Why You Should Attend Professional Association Meetings

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in March 2018. As an association manager, I’m regularly coming up reasons why professionals should join their industry associations, and different ways to market and share their value propositions – and yet, there is still work to do around awareness in our own meeting …

Three Key Grant-writing Tips for Not-For-Profits

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Not-for-profit (NFP) associations depend on external funding to maintain their operations and programs. Successful NFP associations diversify their non-dues revenue by leveraging sponsorships, event revenues, and grants to support their budget. One of Redstone’s primary services to our clients is acquiring and maintaining sustainable revenue sources. Our team has successfully …

Mentorship: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership

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For emerging professionals, the modern corporate landscape is a challenging and unknown territory, muddled with obstacles and setbacks. Having a coach to guide you through this maze of challenges can be extremely valuable, especially in the outset of your career. Nevertheless, mentorship must not be interpreted as an experience that …