Why I Hate Girl Scout Cookies


It is incumbent on boards and management to know what it costs to maintain members’ expectations of quality, and then to have the guts to have dues that are realistic to cover those costs.

No Budget, No Plan


If a club needs new members, it should be approached like any other business marketing plan. Figure out how many new members you want and where they are, and employ strategies to get them.

How Clubs Die


In most cases, any reasonable dues increase is affordable by the members…but to the club itself, it is a huge liability if the dues increase doesn’t pass. Over time, it sets the stage for club failure.