April 2, 2019

“They Are All A Bunch of D***heads” and Other Membership Success Strategies

by admin in Uncategorized

A friend of mine recently joined a local history group. I was a bit surprised. Not about her volunteering – she’s a bit compulsive like that – but about the group. Finally, I had to ask, “Penny, I know that group. Their president has a vice-like grip on the association. She’s a control freak who has managed to alienate just about everyone who’s ever tried to get involved. She’s been running the group for over 40 years. You are young, enthusiastic, and full of ideas I can’t ever see her endorsing. How does that work?” Penny’s answer really didn’t help … read more.