Small staff association leaders have everything on their plate from caring for members to handling their budgets. Luckily there's a lot of help available out there! Check out these super helpful links that offer tips and tricks to make some of the tasks you have to take on just a little easier.
On Helping Others on an Interpersonal Scale:
One thing I didn't learn in school: How to best help by Nandita Batheja
"But I do know that no matter what I wind up pursuing, I’ll ask myself “is this how I can best help?”, instead of hoping for someone else to answer."
On Helping your Association Help Others:
How Your Association Can Help in Disaster Relief by Lauren Kelley
“In times of crisis or disaster, your members have a unique skill set to contribute to relief efforts. Is your association prepared to coordinate that response? Learn from four associations that are ready to mobilize their members at a moment's notice.”
On Budget Help:
Give yourself enough time. Check previous budgets. Gather all your info. And much more!
On Asking for Help:
Good Leaders Aren't Afraid to Ask for Help by Rick Church
“ I don’t often like to ask for help. Perhaps I see it as a sign of weakness or of failure. It’s something I need to work on.
But I am recognizing that as leaders, we cannot be all things to all people. We cannot sustain the growth and success of our companies by ourselves.”
“MemberClicks prides itself on offering top-notch customer service and one of the head lions in that pride is our fabulous, knowledgeable product experts on the help desk.”