Four Ways to Master Business and Relationships
Being an exceptional association leader involves keeping many balls in the air at the same time. There is only so much time and so many hands. Which ball deserves your attention?
Sit together to consider the time you spend on governance (keeping your leaders happy), recruiting new emerging leaders, versus engagement (sitting with your most influential brokers to ask what they need). Evaluate how you plan and then convey your value to your most important customers.
Let’s consider what is priority and what you can delegate to still reach your goals. Think of it as housekeeping to prepare to hand pass the gavel to the next team of leaders.
- Learn how to fit short term emergencies into long-term goals.
- Think about how you (your board and your staff) answer the “so what?” about why your members should belong and what members see when they look at your Board of Directors.
- Determine if your budget enables you to achieve your strategic goals; Goals that feed members’ real needs to succeed in your industry.
- Take away a model to prioritize your members so that you can prioritize your activities. Do not ignore the members who are most important to your future. Or worse, don’t lump them in two broad categories.
In this 60-minute discussion/presentation, participants will think about your association and tools that will help build chemistry with your board.
Target Audience: Association Leaders, CEO and staff