Resources

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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Value Your Values

When developing their Strategic Plans, most club leaders quickly tune into the process of developing their Mission and Vision. It is a long recognized part of the direction-setting process and generally gets the thoughtful attention…

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The First Steps in Strategic Facility Planning

The temptation that most club boards have in their enthusiasm to begin planning a needed facility program is immediately hiring the architect. Board members think they know what their club needs, so off they go,…

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Get Managers & Members on the Same Menu

Why do 71% of club managers say their club’s dining offering is one of their members’ favorite places to dine, when only 40% of members actually agree with them? Why the disconnect? Is it possibly…

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A Membership Survey – The Essential First Step

Whether it is developing a long-range strategic plan, attracting new members, retaining existing ones or gaining approval for a major facility project, the best first step is always a membership survey. While it may be…

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5 Essential Steps for Successful Club Facility Programs

Our new 5 Essential Steps for Planning & Approving Successful Club Facility Programs is a handy and effective resource for any manager and/or board member Whether you are just starting out or well into the…

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