What would we do without chapter volunteers? They’re our everything! Year after year, volunteers step up, take on chapter leadership roles, then step aside for the next set of leaders. So how do we ensure our volunteers have what they need to contribute? How can we inspire them? On Wednesday, December 15, we collaborated on […]
You have a solid base for recruiting and training chapter volunteers that have worked well in the past. Then came the evidence-based research on volunteers challenging our percepts.
Benchmarking (count and compare) can serve many purposes, but the most important purpose is to define what’s most important! Everyone’s likely heard some variation on the business maxim, “you can’t manage what you don’t measure,” but the corollary consequence, “you tend to manage what’s being measured” is often overlooked. Bottom line, if we want our […]
That question is an ongoing conversation between associations and their chapters that is often complicated by differing state restrictions and the comfort levels of members regarding in-person events, leaving associations with no clear answers. To go fully in-person could alienate those that still feel uncomfortable while staying fully virtual risks further diminishing those vital personal […]
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