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ACCE's FY2017 Chamber Operations Survey Report Publication

by ACCE

The fourteenth annual ACCE Chamber Operations Survey Report Publication continues to build on data collection from and about chambers of commerce as the most comprehensive benchmarking report for the chamber industry. Statistics have been calculated from the FY 2017 program year data of 252 chambers of commerce in the following areas: organizational structure and function, governance, staffing, membership, dues, and finances with revenue and expense breakdown. ACCE members can also participate in the survey questions in Dynamic Chamber Benchmarking anytime and receive free customized report downloads and comparisons directly from the survey platform, available 24/7. Questions? The ACCE HERO Team can help! Email [email protected] or call 703-998-3524.

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Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

by Donald Miller

Donald Miller's StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolutionary method for connecting with customers provides readers with the ultimate competitive advantage, revealing the secret for helping their customers understand the compelling benefits of using their products, ideas, or services. Building a StoryBrand does this by teaching readers the seven universal story points all humans respond to; the real reason customers make purchases; how to simplify a brand message so people understand it; and how to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media. Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer of a rock band, Building a StoryBrand will forever transform the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.

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Fearless at Work: Achieve Your Potential by Transforming Small Moments into Big Outcomes

by Molly Fletcher

The winning game plan for channeling fear into world-class performance

Fear comes in all forms, but one thing is always true: Fear is an obstacle to success. Every successful person has overcome fear. 

Hailed as “the female Jerry Maguire” by CNN, top sports agent-turned-entrepreneur Molly Fletcher knows all about performing under pressure. Talent, skill, and endurance may be necessary ingredients to athletic achievement, but Fletcher zeroes in on the one common trait that drives elite individuals and teams to unparalleled success: a winning, fearless mindset. Success isn’t built in a day, so she guides you to recognize, seize, and shape the small moments that will make the greatest difference.

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Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team

by Simon Sinek

Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do – in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations.
 
Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek’s powerful insights so that you can find more inspiration at work -- and in turn inspire those around you.

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How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship

by Annie McKee

Life's too short to be unhappy at work

"I'm working harder than I ever have, and I don't know if it's worth it anymore." If you're a manager or leader, these words have probably run through your mind. So many of us are feeling fed up, burned out, and unhappy at work: the constant pressure and stress, the unending changes, the politics―people feel as though they can't give much more, and performance is suffering.

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The Intentional Inclusionist

by Dr. Nika White

In this short read learn how powerful inclusion can be for your company. The Intentional Inclusionist™ is for leaders who want to grow as inclusion-minded individuals and exercise their leadership to enhance the workplace, build communities, and have a positive impact on any circle of influence to which they belong. This book, inspired by philosophies of leadership and inclusion, contains principles to help individuals become more intentional in how diversity and inclusion is understood and practiced at the individual level. No matter what your role--an executive, a manager, a business owner, or someone interested in seeing our world improve--you have the power to drive change. It starts with each of us committing our lives to the work of inclusion, believing that our collective effort, one person at a time, one story at a time, can change the way the world looks at human difference.

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The Vibrant Workplace: Overcoming the Obstacles to Building a Culture of Appreciation

by Dr. Paul White

It happens all the time: a leader reads a book or goes to a conference and learns great new ideas for their organization. But when they try to implement changes, nothing budges. Why?

It’s because work cultures are deeply rooted. Paul White knows this, and it’s why he wrote The Vibrant Workplace: to give workplace leaders a thorough understanding of the most common obstacles to change, plus the skills to overcome them.

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What the Heck Is EOS?: A Complete Guide for Employees in Companies Running on EOS

by Gino Wickman and Tom Bouwer

Has your company struggled to roll EOS out to all levels of your organization?  Do your employees understand why EOS is important or even what it is?  

What the Heck is EOS? is for the millions of employees in companies running their businesses on EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System).  An easy and fast read, this book answers the questions many employees have about EOS and their company:

  • What is an operating system?
  • What is EOS and why is my company using it?
  • What are the EOS foundational tools and how do they impact me?
  • What’s in it for me? 

Designed to engage employees in the EOS process and tools, What the Heck is EOS? uses simple, straightforward language and provides questions about each tool for managers and employees to discuss creating more ownership and buy-in at the staff level. After reading this book, employees will not only have a better understanding of EOS but they will be more engaged, taking an active role in helping achieve your company’s vision.

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2015 "60 Ideas" Sessions: Membership and Events

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Become inspired by the ideas presented in two of our most popular educational workshops: 60 Membership Ideas in 60 Minutes, from ACCE's 2015 Annual Convention, and 60 Event Ideas in 60 Minutes, from our 2015 Chamber Events Training Conference. Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes. The events session also includes written notes of each of the ideas presented.

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2015 ACCE Best of Convention-Montreal (4 Track Packs)

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Fifteen breakout sessions from four track packs are now available to your chamber through ACCE University Online.  Track Packs include: Community, Educational Attainment & Workforce Development, Leadership, and Marketing & Membership

 

 

Cost: $199.00
Pricing is for 1 year of unlimited access for all your chamber staff.  

 

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