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Decisive Career Development – 101 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christian Yaw Gbewordo   
Thursday, 07 February 2008 14:14

Does your current job permit you develop yout career?
Are your skills and talents being recognised?
Have you got an ardent desire to develop your career?


Planning, intermittent career stock-taking, skills and knowledge-base update are essentials for any employee desiring to grow and develop his/her career. In this presentation I will seek to give some pointers any career-oriented employee can pursue to stay focused and competitive in achieving career goals.

Who Am I?
Many war generals have said that to win a battle you need to know and understand yourself more inasmuch as you should know your enemy.

Last Updated ( Friday, 15 February 2008 21:51 )
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Nurturing An Exceptionally-Performing Club PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christian Yaw Gbewordo   
Thursday, 10 January 2008 12:36

Nurturing An Exceptionally-Performing Club

 The points below will help the Club President provide the impetus and motivation necessary to create, nurture and sustain a highly-committed and exceptionally-performing Rotaract Club. The Club President should:
  • Provide a sense of purpose for the members and the club. Have clearer, succinct goals and objectives, and an inspiring vision of what you want the club to become.
 
  • Have principles, morals, ideals that s/he believes in, and live up to. For e.g. Rotary’s 4-Way Test. You should promote ethics and standards, and your own decisions and behaviours should be synonymous with them.
 
  • Enlighten team members, keep them in the picture regarding plans and progress, and communicate rapidly and regularly about important matters that affect the members and the club.
 
  • Be thoughtful, pay due attention to the members and refrain from violating them; include them in your thinking, and recognise the value of the diverse talents and outlook which members have.
 
  • Be exemplary, serving as a model for the club members. Your leadership style should encourage them to give of their best, and set examples from which club members are motivated to aspire to and emulate.
 
  • Radiate and display oomph, vigor, liveliness, and enthusiasm.  Discern when to cut through corporate officialdom to establish clear action plans and priorities, and take prompt decisions to ensure that the club achieves its objectives.
 I trust that the above will help us all be better leaders. 
Last Updated ( Saturday, 12 January 2008 16:37 )
 
Marketing Rotaract to Rotary PDF Print E-mail
Written by District Rotaractors (7040)   
Sunday, 19 October 2008 14:25

There are several generational differences between Rotarians and Rotaractors.  Most unsuccessful interactions between Rotaractors and Rotarians occur because of the unability for the two generations to take interest in their activties while recognizing and appreciating their difference.  For this reason, the Rotaractors of district 4070 have come up with a list of ideas to trigger inspiration and offer insight in how to become closer to the Rotarians in your district.

 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 01:54 )
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A Rotaractor's Guide to Community Service Projects PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rotaractors from the district 7040   
Sunday, 19 October 2008 13:53

Community service can be quite hard to tackle for a young club or for any club, as a matter of fact, who undertakes new projects every year and tries to be innovative.  The Rotaractors of district 7040 have come up with a series of points to consider when starting a project, using Rotary's Avenues of Service : A Menu of Service Opportunities document as a starting point.  Here is what they concluded.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 01:55 )
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A guide to International Projects PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rotaractors from the district 7040   
Sunday, 19 October 2008 13:10

 If you have tried to directly run your own international projects instead of just signing a cheque to your usual cause, you know just what a challenge it can be to pick appropriate international projects and fundraise for it.  Typical problems include members not feeling particularly strong about any given project, lack of commitment to follow-through with project, difficulty in collaborating with other organizations, and designing the fundraising project itself. 

 The Rotaractors ofdistrict 7040 have put together a series of recommendations to keep in mind when undertaking an international project.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 February 2009 01:53 )
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