This is the first of two 'turn-of-the-year' posts written in my alter ego of "Wise Owl" guest blogger for the MemberWise Network Blog. Both are written with the Chief Executives and senior managers of non-profit organisations in mind.
Consider these two quotes – they are among my favourites:
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. - John Foster Dulles
The definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. - Albert Einstein
And now, thinking about your own association or membership organisation, what might your answer be to the following two questions:
1 Is your association / organisation suffering from an issue which is impeding its progress or from a seemingly insoluble problem which you know needs to be resolved?
2 Do you want to go through another year without resolving this issue?Read More