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Running your First Rotaract Club Event PDF Print E-mail
Leadership
Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 23:52

 

If your Rotaract Club is holding its first event, be it a fundraiser, a gala, or a social outing for members, you might be concerned about the turnout.  And right you are.  So to get you started, here are some guidelines.  We'll have a look at what aspects of the event organization makes it hard to deal with an unpredictable turnout, we'll see how we can work things out with those constraints, and we'll see how to manage waiting lines and how to decrease no shows.  Armed with this new knowledge, you'l have the confidence and knowledge it takes to successfully run your first event.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 01:25 )
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How to Tell if Your Rotaract Event was Successful PDF Print E-mail
Communication
Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 23:25

 

Should you ask participants in your events whether they liked the event you organized?
Should you inquire to your Rotaractors whether their experience in the club is positive?

Of course, without knowing if people enjoy the experience in an event you organize gives you little chances of addressing issues or improving if you haven't been up to the task.  But research shows there are times when it's appropriate to ask, and others when it is not beneficial to do so.  Let's zoom in on the question.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 19:21 )
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Membership Retention & Rotaractors Satisfaction PDF Print E-mail
Community
Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 21:54

 

Even though we try our best to lead a Rotaract Club successfully, it can happen, as a Club President, as an Executive, as a Rotaract member, that we make mistakes. 

 

Does it matter?  Yes it does, since volunteers that are not satisfied may decide to leave the club and then that brings on a rentetion issue.  Is all lost?  Certainly not, by acting quickly, a Rotaract Club can mend the broken relationships with members and continue to thrive. 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 19:21 )
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Are your Rotaract Committee Leaders Doing Fine? PDF Print E-mail
Leadership
Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 21:18

I'm all in favour of delegating responsabilities -- it really gives ownership to club members and gets everyone involved, while leaving the president some time to breath and accomplish critical tasks.  However, sometimes, you do have to step up and help club members.  When do you know it it is the right time to do so?  Here are some key pointers in monitoring progress and knowing when it is time to step in and help.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 10 February 2009 21:47 )
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Getting Things Moving : Completing Started Projects PDF Print E-mail
Teamwork
Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 19:11

 

You may have run into this problem before: You have an enthusiastic group of Rotaractors ready to devote their time for a good cause, the project starts... and somewhere in the middle, you realize things aren't being done and people slowly are losing interest.  What kind of actions can you take as a Club Executive?  Here are a few insights to getting projects finished.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 01:52 )
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