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Hilary Briggs DTM & Joe Coleman DTM District 71 “Inspire” Autumn Conference, Dublin, November 13 th 2010


The opportunities‌


The crucial skills: Vision

 Imagine every detail  Produce a written plan  Have a start date!


The crucial skills: Build a team

 Seek out people to fill all the committee roles  What experiences do they have? What are their

motivations?  Find sponsors (individuals and clubs) and mentors


The crucial skills: Delegate

 Talk through and agree objectives  Coach and mentor – nurturing not micromanaging!  Regular reviews – with actions minuted and followed

up  Tackle problems early! Remember CRC!


Remember…

 Seek help and guidance from those with experience

Though remember…  This is your opportunity!


Joe Coleman DTM

District 71 “Inspire” Autumn Conference, Dublin, November 13 th 2010


You must have ……

Vision


You must.....

ď‚—Embrace The Challenge


Conduct a SWOT Analysis 

Strengths

Weaknesses Opportunities Threats


Concentrate on...... Strengths and Weaknesses


Don’t Forget…… Opportunities

 Threats


Are There..... ď‚—Divided Energies?


Don’t forget to Plan!!!!!!!


Don’t forget to Plan!!!!!! If you fail to plan……you plan to

fail


The Plan….. Objectives? Methods? Evaluation?


The Plan......  Objectives;

Where are we going?

 Methods;

How will we get there?

 Evaluation;

How will we know when we get there?


Set Up....... A Special Purpose Committee

(SPC),which should include Club Officers

Meet at least once a month


Assign Duties to the SPC.. In accordance with the qualities and abilities of each member ie; Advertising, PR, Radio Interviews


Make Sure You....  Join The Club and Demonstrate Leadership Skills as

Club Coach ie; Do Education Spots

 Become the Coordinator and not a Dictator  Work towards achieving the Distinguished Club

Award

 Attend meetings regularly and take whatever

correction action necessary


GET SMART......  Specific...........................  Measurable.....................  Achievable......................  Realistic...........................  Time Scaled.....................


Create a.........  Sense of Urgency, otherwise it will

drag on and on…….

 The SPC to meet at least once a

month

 Always give praise, no negative

feedback


Show..... ď‚—Empathy and Understanding at all

times.


See...... ď‚—How you can contribute to

achieving the DCP


For the DCP to Succeed…….  You must achieve 5 goals for the

Distinguished Club Award


Remember one important thing………


Remember one important thing‌ We are all volunteers, and

caretakers of our roles


Customers…… A Satisfied Customer Tells 4

People

A Disatisified Customer Tells 11

People


What’s in it for me? Ensure you get a benefit from your

role

 You have to work hard for it to be

successful


And finally…

 What’s your next step?  What are you going to do in the next 48 hours?


http://d71.org/docs/Conferences/2010autumn/RebuildingClubs