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  • For many years, I had an uncomfortable relationship with the word leadership. It seemed vague, imprecise and conflated with executive, especially in corporate settings. It certainly didnt apply to me. Then I was an executive and I still think of myself as a leader. To me, it felt like the word beauty; something that is [] The post Measuring Networked Leadership appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Each month our community manager extraordinaire, Kelly Schott, shares a behind the scenes look inside TheCR Network.  She’ll explore the research, programming and professional development available exclusively to Network members and highlight best practices for community management excellence. Januarys webinar focused on five things you have to know about community management. Fill out the form below to access the [] The post Five Things You Need to Know About Community Management appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Weve been doing the State of Community Management research now for 11 years. Thats a long time and every year, the time between each research cycle seems to get shorter we know it seems like we ask you to participate a lot. But it matters a lot. I know many people take it [] The post TheCRs 2020 Research Needs Your Voice. Yes, Again! appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Communities play a critical role in innovation. Whether in the middle ages or now cities, in particular, are critical to innovation. Cities are a type of community that produces a high cadence of collisions between a diverse set of individuals. This collision of people and ideas allows people to converge on what is meaningful and [] The post The Role of Communities in Innovation appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Managing job-related stress is important for everyone, but for community managers, in particular, it is especially critical.50% of community professionals report feeling burnt out by their jobs. If burn-out rates are high, how can you take care of yourself? We asked for advice from 25 community leaders for practicing meaningful self-care. You can find all [] The post Managing Job-Related Stress: Pets appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Managing job-related stress is important for everyone, but for community managers, in particular, it is especially critical. 50% of community professionals report feeling burnt out by their jobs. If burn-out rates are high, how can you make sure to take care of yourself? We asked for advice from 25 community leaders for practicing meaningful self-care. [] The post Managing Job-Related Stress: Meditation appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • A lot has changed in the community landscape in the last few years. Weve seen movement on the vendor side, increased executive support for community programs, and continued maturation of community roles. ​To further explore some of these changes in community roles and responsibilities, we partnered with Higher Logic to provide in-depth looks at the [] The post Understanding Community Roles and Responsibilities in 2020 appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • The theme of Community Manager Advancement Day (CMAD) 2020 was self-care, and while CMAD 2020 was technically last week, we think every day is a good day to take care of yourself. Self-care is especially important for community managers because theyre often carrying the emotional load for multiple worlds your work world with a [] The post Self-Care Tips for Community Managers appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • When Jeremiah Owyang, the father of Community Manager Advancement Day (formerly Community Manager Appreciation Day) approached us for a CMAD 2020 contribution we said, “YES!!” We work with innovative, enthusiastic, and engaged global community professionals and we knew they would have amazing advice to share with their community peers. The theme of CMAD 2020 is [] The post Happy Community Manager Advancement Day 2020 appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • As organizations evolve, community managers provide leadership and engagement models to suit a new era of work. January 23, 2020 Boston, MA: The recently released Community Careers and Compensation 2020 report from The Community Roundtable reveals that online community professionals are uniquely situated to lead their organizations into the future of work. According to the [] The post The Community Roundtable’s Community Careers and Compensation Report 2020: Online Community Professionals Emerge as Transformational Leaders appeared first on The Community Roundtable .