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IN MEMORIAM: Christine Burgaud (1965 – 2017), CFO, Interel

It is with heavy hearts and deep regret that we share the sad news of the sudden passing of Interel’s long-time CFO, Christine Burgaud.

Christine joined Interel in 2007, and has since been a key part of the firm’s development and expansion not only in Europe but around the world from the U.S. to Asia. Always a “rock” in difficult times and the changing winds of business, Christine kept a steady hand on the wheel to navigate the firm through the global financial crisis soon after she joined and helped maintain a course of continued growth to build what Interel is today.  » Read More

3 Time Management Tips for Starting the New Year Off Right

By Bruce Wardle, President and CEO, Association Management Group (AMG)

Getting back to work this week might be tough. Especially given that many offices were closed the week between the Christmas holiday and New Year’s, and many more people choosing to take that time off to spend with family and friends. Getting back into the swing of things and starting the New Year can be tough.

Wouldn’t it be great to look back at this first work week of 2017, and think: “Wow that was a great week!”

For his book “15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management” author Kevin Kruse interviewed hundreds of people, including billionaires, famous entrepreneurs, and elite athletes to see what were the time-management secrets of ultra-productive people and what are the “secrets to extreme productivity.”

Here are three takeaways from the book I’ve found useful:

1.) Establish your MIT: Kruse strongly asserts that to achieve peak productivity, you must identify your “Most Important Task”.  » Read More

The Season of Giving

In this season of giving, often you need look no further than your association to give back. Most associations have a direct line to charitable causes near and dear to their member’s hearts through fellowships and foundations. Here are a few causes that AMG’s associations hold dear.

The American Ambulance Association  |  Stars of Life Event
The Stars of Life event honors Emergency Medical Service (EMS) professionals working in our nation’s ambulance services.  » Read More