Organization failure begins at the top. Rotary did not stop growing because people were not interested in joining local Rotary clubs. The number of people joining Rotary clubs proves that. It stopped growing because its leaders assumed it was in the business of supplying humanitarian services rather than in the business of creating Rotarians; they were product oriented instead of member oriented.
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Listed on a one page reference chart, a one paragraph synopsis of the membership retention crisis in Rotary, and then 10 easy-to-do ideas for your club targeted to address those retention issues and to meet the expectations of Newer Members.
“The Only Pillars of an Effective Club are the Members who Advance the Object of Rotary"discusses a simple method clubs and/or districts can use to track membership retention and recruitment while emphasizing that the essence of an effective club is its members. The Excel spreadsheet used in the article’s examples is readily available and easy to use.-'Click here to read and download 'The Only Pillars - - -'