Association Altimeter

Written by Bob Harris, CAE I spend a lot of time on airplanes traveling to association and chamber meetings. Soon after takeoff the captain announces, “We have reached 32,000 feet, the ride should be smooth up here.” At a high altitude there is less drag. The plane is more efficient requiring less fuel. There is…

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Fast Track Strategic Plan Implementation

Written by Bob Harris, CAE Within minutes of adjourning the planning retreat the directors scattered, returning to work after volunteering a day or weekend to create the multi-year strategic plan. Back at the association office staff were playing catch up. There was temptation to put the new document in a file with other older strategic…

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