The Institute's education sessions cover topics that are key components of association governance and management from the perspective of the home building industry. The sessions are very interactive, allowing you as a participant to contribute your experiences. For volunteer leaders, these sessions provide insights for both effective governing and business management.
Christopher Ulrich, founder of CU in the Moment, LLC, has a multi-disciplined approach to educating clients about body language, building rapport and trust, detecting decepition, and elite communication and presentation skills. He's a body language expert for CNN's Headline News, The Nancy Grace Show, and The Dr. Drew Show. He also serves as a consultant to Edelman Public Relations as part of its creative content team for select clients. The skills Chris will teach you will completely transform how you communicate, conduct investigations, and how to get to the truth of the matter more efficiently.
→Read Chris's blog
→Watch Dr. Oz Show appearance on YouTube
Kate Lydon leads projects and client relationships at IDEO, a design and innovation consulting firm. With a background in brand strategy and architecture, she focuses on creating resonant, holistic experiences. She leads projects and client relationships at IDEO. With a background in brand strategy and architecture, she focuses on creating resonant, holistic experiences. Kate is passionate about creating design work that inspires wonder and creates human connections. Her work is informed by a passion for cultural trends, community, and storytelling — and expertise in the intersection of digital and physical space.
→Watch 60 Minutes segment about IDEO
→Read Harvard Business Review article Reclaiming Creative Confidence
David Mead, an expert Start With Why facilitator and founder of Propel, is committed to a world in which people go home every day fulfilled by the work they do, David focuses on helping business leaders and organizations create cultures that make that idea possible. Inspired by Simon Sinek's ground-breaking book Start With Why, David's natural ability to translate Sinek's message comes across in all of his talks. Inspired by the Why movement and the opportunity of creating a greater positive impact in the world, Mead and his company, Propel, partnered with Sinek and his team in 2009. David will help center you and your association on your Why—your purpose or cause—and then to think, act and communicate in a way that brings it to life.
→Watch David's presentation on YouTube
→Listen to David's weekly podcasts
→Follow David on Twitter
Power Hour: Just Tell It! Dave Pearson, Global Footwear Development Operations Manager and “NIKE Historian" will discuss how NIKE has made understanding its heritage an intrinsic part of its corporate culture. Think of this approach as internal branding: the stories that you tell about your past shape your future. Learn how to separate winning organizations from the competition and how to communicate and transfer organizational values throughout your HBA.
→Read Fast Company article.
Conference Session Handouts
|Advanced Association Law||Lisa M. Hix, Esq.||Administration||8/16/2013||11:00 AM -|
|Advanced Association Law|
|As the [Regulatory] World Turns||Susan Asmus||Government Affairs||8/14/2013||4:00 PM -|
|As the [Regulatory] World Turns|
|Association Law - A Beginner's Guide||Lisa M. Hix, Esq.||Administration||8/16/2013||9:00 AM -|
|Association Law - A Beginner's Guide|
|Associations in the Cloud: Practical Solutions to Enhance Collaboration||Philip Crone, Mike Erdmann, Kevin McCarthy||Management||8/17/2013||9:30 AM -|
|Associations in the Cloud: Practical Solutions to Enhance Collaboration|
|Best Practices in Community Service as a Public Relations Tactic||Ken Cowdery, Gwyn Donohue, Jon Luther, Christian Malesic||Public Relations/External Communications||8/16/2013||11:00 AM -|
|Best Practices in Community Service as a Public Relations Tactic|
|Defining and Delivering Value Through Education at Any Size||Andrea Raggambi, Chris Williams||Business Development and Education||8/16/2013||2:00 PM -|
|Defining and Delivering Value Through Education at Any Size|
|Digital Bankruptcy: Time to Reboot and Rally||Chad Davis||Computer Lab||8/15/2013||1:30 PM -|
|Digital Bankruptcy: Time to Reboot and Rally|
|Don't Sequester Your Non-Dues Income!||Patrick McGaughey||Ideas & Innovations||8/16/2013||11:00 AM -|
|Don't Sequester Your Non-Dues Income!|
|Eight Ways to Get More Members to Read||Melynn Sight||Sales & Marketing||8/14/2013||4:00 PM -|
|Eight Ways to Get More Members to Read|
|Federal Government Affairs Landscape ||James Tobin||Government Affairs||8/15/2013||10:15 AM -|
|Federal Government Affairs Landscape |
|FUEL Your Membership: Breaking Down Barriers||Philip Crone, Charles Kavanaugh, Mike Maxwell, Tim Minton, DeAnn Wandler||Membership||8/15/2013||1:30 PM -|
|FUEL Your Membership: Breaking Down Barriers|
|General Session: Start With Why||David Mead||General Session||8/16/2013||3:45 PM -|
|General Session: Start With Why|
|General Session: The Purpose-Driven Brand: Building Homes, Building Lives||Kate Lydon||General Session||8/15/2013||8:30 AM -|
|General Session: The Purpose-Driven Brand: Building Homes, Building Lives|
|General Session: You Say More Than You Think||Chris Ulrich||General Session||8/14/2013||2:00 PM -|
|General Session: You Say More Than You Think|
|Go Mobile: Connecting your Members using Smart Technology||Mitch Levinson, Matt Morrow||Computer Lab, Sales & Marketing||8/16/2013||11:00 AM -|
|Go Mobile: Connecting your Members using Smart Technology|
|Growing Season: Working with Urban Boundaries, Design Review and Growth Restrictions||Jon Chandler, John Fregonese, Dave Hunnicutt, Shaun Jillions||Government Affairs||8/16/2013||9:00 AM -|
|Growing Season: Working with Urban Boundaries, Design Review and Growth Restrictions|
|Hope is Not a Strategy: Think & Act Like a Membership Cup Finalist||Clayton Bailey, Bryce Johnson, Charles Kavanaugh, DeAnn Wandler||Membership||8/15/2013||10:15 AM -|
|Hope is Not a Strategy: Think & Act Like a Membership Cup Finalist|
|Identifying and Influencing Your Community's Residential Building Labor Pool||John Courson, Jon Luther, Earl Mcleod, Dennis Torbett||Business Development and Education, Ideas & Innovations||8/14/2013||4:00 PM -|
|Identifying and Influencing Your Community's Residential Building Labor Pool|
|It's Not Just About New Home Builders||Therese Crahan, David Ellis, Steven Heiteen, Jessica Metteer||Membership||8/16/2013||2:00 PM -|
|It's Not Just About New Home Builders|
|Just-in-Time Learning||Renee Zentz||Ideas & Innovations||8/17/2013||10:30 AM -|
|Laughter is the Best Medicine||Kenneth Weizer, MD||Ideas & Innovations||8/16/2013||2:00 PM -|
|Laughter is the Best Medicine|
|Learn How to Leverage Touch & TouchPLUS for Your Membership Needs ||William Deiss||Membership||8/14/2013||9:45 AM -|
|Learn How to Leverage Touch & TouchPLUS for Your Membership Needs |
|MBTI||Donna Oliver, Gregory Zick||Leadership||8/14/2013||9:45 AM -|
|Membership Capture and Recovery - Using Benchmarking to Deploy an Effective Program||Harold Maurer||Membership||8/14/2013||4:00 PM -|
|Membership Capture and Recovery - Using Benchmarking to Deploy an Effective Program|
|NAHB 101||Denise Miller, Donna Oliver, Lakisha Woods||Administration||8/14/2013||8:00 AM -|
|New EO Orientation and Lunch||David Ellis||Administration||8/14/2013||9:45 AM -|
|New EO Orientation and Lunch|
|Nuts & Bolts - Effective Political Advocacy from the Inside Out||Terry Greene, Tiffany Speir||Government Affairs||8/16/2013||11:00 AM -|
|Nuts & Bolts - Effective Political Advocacy from the Inside Out|
|PAC Fundraising - Engagement and Participation||Meghan Everngam, Greg Peek||Government Affairs||8/15/2013||1:30 PM -|
|PAC Fundraising - Engagement and Participation|
|Planning for the Future||Donna Oliver, Teresa Osinski, Joel White, Michelle Wilson-Johnson, Gregory Zick||Leadership||8/15/2013||1:30 PM -|
|Planning for the Future|
|Producing Outside-the-Box Strategic Results with Inside-the-Box Resources||Rhea Blanken||Ideas & Innovations||8/15/2013||10:15 AM -|
|Producing Outside-the-Box Strategic Results with Inside-the-Box Resources|
|Re-Group & Re-Brand for Profit||Karl Eckhart, Wesley Galyon, Alastair Macauley||Government Affairs||8/15/2013||10:15 AM -|
|Re-Group & Re-Brand for Profit|
|Selling Naked!||Patrick McGaughey||Marketing, Sales & Sales Training||8/16/2013||2:00 PM -|
|Social Media Marketing Solutions||Mollie Elkman||Computer Lab, Social Media||8/16/2013||2:00 PM -|
|Social Media Marketing Solutions|
|Social Media Office Hours||Chad Davis, Carol Morgan||Computer Lab, Social Media||8/16/2013||9:00 AM -|
|Social Media Office Hours|
|Spokesperson Training: Presentation Skills||Ramona DuBose||Other||8/17/2013||9:00 AM -|
|Spokesperson Training: Presentation Skills|
|Sponsorship CPR: Jump Start Your Sponsor Strategy||Nancy Haskin, Rick Miller, Tim Minton, DeAnn Wandler||Membership||8/16/2013||9:00 AM -|
|Sponsorship CPR: Jump Start Your Sponsor Strategy|
|Sunrise Session: How Great Leaders Think||Dave Mitchell||Leadership||8/16/2013||8:00 AM -|
|Sunrise Session: How Great Leaders Think|
|Team Planning||Donna Oliver, Gregory Zick||Administration, Leadership||8/13/2013||2:00 PM -|
|The Fan Factor: Slam Dunk Secrets to Increase Membership & Non-Dues Revenue||Meredith Oliver||Membership||8/15/2013||1:30 PM -|
|The Fan Factor: Slam Dunk Secrets to Increase Membership & Non-Dues Revenue|
|The Leadership Advantage||Mark Levin, CAE, CSP||Leadership||8/16/2013||9:00 AM -|
|The Leadership Advantage|
|The Power Hour: Just Tell It!||Dave Pearson||Customer Service, General Session||8/15/2013||3:00 PM -|
|The Power Hour: Just Tell It!|
|WMS Training (First Session)||Jill Mckibben||Computer Lab||8/14/2013||4:00 PM -|
|WMS Training (First Session)|
|WMS Training (Second Session)||Jill Mckibben||Computer Lab||8/15/2013||10:15 AM -|
|WMS Training (Second Session)|
Pre- and Post- Institute Training
Executive Coaching - Throughout the Institute
NAHB’s Affiliate Services team offers one-on-one executive coaching sessions for executive officers,volunteer leaders and NAHB members. These sessions provide leaders with tailored guidance and an opportunity to talk about complex issues and build strategies to achieve organizational and personal goals. Coaching sessions are goal oriented and focused on developing real solutions to real problems. Additional fee required. Contact Donna Oliver at 800-368-5242 x8332 for more information.
Team Planning – Tuesday, Aug. 13 - 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Executive Officers and Presidents can take advantage of a rare opportunity to devote themselves to looking ahead and setting goals
NAHB 101 - Wednesday, Aug. 14, 8:00 a.m. –9:30 a.m.
This interactive and engaging session will provide an orientation to important NAHB programs, including the benefits and services provided by NAHB, the International Builders’ Show (IBS), and the Member Advantage / BuilderBooks.com program.
New Executive Officers Orientation - Wednesday, Aug. 14, 9:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Unlock the many mysteries of your job. This interactive program will provide an orientation to the Executive Officers Council and association management fundamentals. Learn from NAHB and a panel of your fellow EOs.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator - Wednesday, Aug. 14, 9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The MBTI assessment is the most widely used personality assessment in the world. With a proven record of reliability spanning more than 50 years, it offers a foundation for understanding individual differences and applying that understanding.
How to Leverage Touch and TouchPlus for Your Membership Needs - Wednesday, Aug. 14, 9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Anyone working with membership knows that member churn and renewals are critical metrics for an association. Yet, many marketing plans focus on member acquisition and often overlook retention.
Spokesperson Training: Interview Skills - Saturday, Aug. 17, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The Interview Skills seminar helps participants master strategies for broadcast and print interviews, including message development. Advanced registration and additional fee required.
Related Meetings & Events
|Leadership Training Webinars (CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, HCCP, MIRM, Master CSP, CGP, GMR, Master CGP)||12/1/2011||Seminar|