Get rid of the blockage for 2014

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?

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