Book #1

The Future of Associations 

The Future of Associations is Australia’s only book on association management, and endorsed by The Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE).

It usually takes a crisis to ignite real change. This book is a wake-up call that the urgency is now. Associations are being disrupted, competition is increasing, member expectations are growing and government policy is changing.

With over 200 pages packed full of future insights, practical strategies and Australian case studies, The Future of Associations is a 6-Step Roadmap to progress, change and influence.

Co-published by the Australasian Society of Association Professionals (AuSAE) with a Foreword by Brendon Ward, CEO this book covers every aspect of association leadership and is a world first from Australia.

 

 

 

AuSAE Foreword

AuSAE CEO Brendon Ward writes in the Foreword: “AuSAE is delighted to publish The Future of Associations. Omer Soker has done a wonderful job – his conversational writing style, astute analogies and frank advice result in a compelling and easy read that will keep you engaged and wanting to come back for more. This is a must-read for all association professionals who are serious about the sustainability of their organisations.”

Book Reviews & 5-Star Ratings

Book Synopsis

The Future of Associations is the first book written specifically for Australian associations, with local case studies and practical strategies for effective and sustainable growth.
It delivers a powerful vision for success across every aspect of association leadership, in six power-packed chapters.

1) Disruption – Associations must evolve if they are to survive and thrive into the future.
2) Mission – Create and communicate absolute clarity of purpose to engage members.
3) Good Governance – You cannot be a modern association without a contemporary board.
4) External Strategy – A businesslike approach is required to succeed commercially.
5) Internal Alignment – Look inward for solutions to your greatest challenges.
6) Future Focus – The future is dependent on the decisions you make today.

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Association Testimonials

  • Without qualification your book is the most significant contribution on the subject to date …
  • This is a must read for anyone who is serious about turning around an association, optimising member experience, and growing the operation …
  • Straightforward and easy to digest, in common sense sections. I issue a copy of it to all of my staff …
  • A perfect primer for all staff and directors …
  • An informative and inspiring read that I highly recommend for anyone wanting to ensure sustainability of their association …
  • The book has given me some good ideas for the NFP board I’m on …
  • A must read for all association executives and volunteers in governance roles …
  • An excellent roadmap for running an effective, forward looking association …
  • Omer has captured the future challenges for associations and gives us some clear guidance on how to strategically manage our evolution …
  • This is a must read for all association professionals …
  • No doubt, it is the handbook for Associations. I am recommending this book to all …
  • Our CEO has read your book and is inspired. It will form the basis of our management planning in 2017 …
  • An excellent read. I encourage all associations that are thinking of their future to invest in this book …
  • I was very inspired by your thinking and read your fabulous book from cover to cover …
  • Omer’s conversational writing style, astute analogies and frank advice result in a compelling and easy read that will keep you engaged and wanting to come back for more …
  • This book is a valuable resource for board members …
  • Author Omer Soker has done a wonderful job bringing together his first-hand experience of running associations and analysing the research he completed to inform the future …
  • The Future of Associations poses searching questions and provides ample advice and ideas for association professionals and board members to put into place …
  • For those who are serious about the sustainability of their organisation and devoted to progressing their career in the association sector …
  • This book is outstanding. It has both insights and practical stuff ….
  • Congratulations again on your great book …
  • Your framework, structure and content are so well done …
  • I am very impressed with your new book and have given a copy to members of my board …
  • A very good and long overdue overview of the association sector …
  • Loving your book! The content hits the issues on the head! Thank you for compiling it …
  • I really like the wide range of analogies. Also the phrases, such as ‘Monitor Not Meddle’ are super catchy …
  • It is of great interest to me given my board role on an association. I hope the book does well, as it deserves to …
  • A good read for not-for-profit boards and CEOs …
  • We have sent everyone off with a book to read, so they will all come back very inspired …
  • Proud to have assisted Omer Soker and AuSAE with this great new book …
  • The insights you provide are unmatched by most other sources …
  • The Future of Associations is a wake-up call to all of us in the industry …

 

VIP Gift Copies of the Book

Energize your board, executive team or employees by giving them VIP gift copies of The Future of Associations. Bulk discounts available.
They will return informed, inspired and aligned after reading this book.

Its the perfect gift to kick-of the year, elevate strategic thinking, motivate staff and align the entire association for future success.




 

 

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