Adapt or Get Crushed: The Undeniable Changes Coming to Association Leadership

January 24, 2024

with Sara Wood

Change can be exhilarating, necessary, and anxiety-provoking. It is the undisputable champion when it comes to being a catalyst for growth. In the week’s edition of our 6 Degrees Associations Podcast, we enjoy a visit with Sara Wood for a conversation about the best ways to navigate change in the association world and beyond.

This interview covers Sarah’s keynote presentation on modern leadership and the importance of building trust within teams. She emphasizes the importance of authenticity, transparency, and creating a “trusted space.”

Sara is an association management professional who works with Management Solutions Plus (MSP) in Maryland, an association management company (AMC).

With MSP, she currently serves as Executive Director at the North American Association of Commencement Officers (NAACO) and the Public Media Business Association (PMBA). Additionally, she is the Deputy Executive Director at the Association of Water Technologies (AWT). She is a strategic facilitator, speaker, mentor, and catalyst, and as listeners of our podcast will soon find out… she is an incredibly engaging speaker and thought leader in our field.