When Work Feels Like Fulfillment: Keys to a Mission-Driven Job

December 6, 2023

with Trevor Mitchell, CAE

In this episode of the 6 Degrees of Association Podcast, we are joined by the inspiring Trevor Mitchell, CAE, who serves as the Executive Director of American Mensa. The discussion revolves around the idea that mission-driven work doesn’t have to feel like work, and how having a mission-based job can bring happiness and make work feel more like a fulfilling journey. It will also help you keep great team members on your staff.

Trevor shares his insights into the unique membership recruitment process at American Mensa, which caters to the top 2% of IQ scores. He also emphasizes the importance of creating a sense of community and acceptance for members. Trevor’s extensive experience in the association space is highlighted, and he shares valuable advice for young association professionals looking to follow a similar path. He encourages them to embrace the journey, not rush it, and become generalists rather than specialists, allowing them to make a meaningful impact on their organizations and the association community as a whole. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the world of associations, mission-driven work, and the power of community in this week’s podcast with Trevor!

Learn More: https://www.us.mensa.org/