Resources

The Secret to Club Success

As we look to the future of the private club industry, we see two interconnected issues having the most impact on club success: How clubs are governed How clubs are managed Without effective leadership in…

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Know Your Members, Know Your Strategy

The amount of change in society is so significant, it is essential that leaders develop an individualized strategy for their club. The starting point for this process is often a comprehensive survey of the members….

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The Club of the Future – Major Societal Trends Shaping Clubs

McMahon Group’s four principal club consultants, Bill McMahon, Sr., Frank Vain, Richard Lareau, CCM, CCE and I had the privilege of presenting the Club of the Future program to a standing-room-only crowd at the CMAA…

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How to Assure Your Dining Is a Favorite Place

Time and again though, the root cause of disconnect is that a club’s governance, membership and management all do not have a common understanding of what the promised product should be. As the general manager,…

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Creating the Country Club Recreation Center

Over time, country clubs have greatly expanded their recreation offerings. What began as a simple golf gathering place in the late 1800s has become a multi-recreational club of significant proportion. Clubs began the essential process…

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Is “Favorite Place Status” Woven into Your Club’s Strategic Vision?

A“Favorite Place” is that special place you are drawn to when you are not at home or work. It is that “Third Place” that nurtures your inner self when you are seeking relaxation, social engagement…

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Dedicated Leadership Provides Winning Solution for New Clubhouse – The Newport Harbor Yacht Club Success Story

One thing we see up-close in our practice is how much time and energy volunteer leaders are willing to dedicate to improving their club. They are, most often, very busy people with full professional and…

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Surveys & Strategic Plans Go Hand-in-Hand in Driving Success

The strategic planning process for any club should be a major event for any board undertaking it. Club strategic planning should never be done by anyone other than the board itself and the general manager…

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Reinvesting in Club Facilities Revitalizes Entire Community – The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach Success Story

The obvious something was reinvesting in the Club’s facilities. Back in 2014, the leadership and management of this 579-home residential Community on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean knew something had to be done to…

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