On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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The New Millennium: Awakening How we operate and present ourselves
governance structure (board)
public appeal (name)
retention (member value)
efficiency (admin & operating costs)
Planning for the future
The New Millennium: Awakening
Background Work Mission
What’s with all this stuff?
How does it fit together?
… and what’s it going to do for us?
Vision 2020 Mission Vision Values
Background Work To create a new future What we have to work with Where we hope to get to Where we’re starting from
Connecting the Dots - Parts Strategies
what we want to become & do
what we stand for
Strategies (Vision 2020)
what we do
why we exist
what we have to do to get there
Action Plans (tactics)
Connecting the Dots - Process
guidance based on conclusions
Member Input (Linkage)
nature of Association
how to get there
We looked at
what we are
why we exist/who we’re helping
what we stand for
what we care about
What that told us
values & priorities have held constant
Is that all good? Are we backing it up?
Connecting the Dots What do they mean? Vision 2020 identified important components Translate to tactics? Where we need to go? MVV ‘Cornerstones’ Reflection of where we are?
We compete for members as surely as companies compete for customers The Landscape
Clear identity and niche
Alternatives with tailored options
Nimble and relevant
Through historical changes
Hurts ability to promote and operate effectively In Contrast
Cumbersome decision-making structure
Slow to change
Entrenched in tradition
Time to shift from repairing to building At the Crossroads
At the Crossroads
- where we want to be
- where we will need to be
- what will work, or just our comfort zone?
… and over to NVP Dave & ND James …
‘ 30,000 Foot’ Questions What type of organization? Primary motivation of members? Local autonomy? Quality control? Future of major programs?
Making it Work 1. Requires communication, cooperation & trust 2. Being member-driven carries obligations for leaders & members 3. Delegation of decisions to leaders doesn’t mean a loss of voice 4. Positive energy & commitment
Get On Board! Discuss the big questions Find our direction & GO Leave the excess baggage behind A call to members: Focus on the future!
21 st Century Kin
We will be shaped by
Making a difference starts with changing the lives of individuals
WHO WE ARE WHAT WE DO
We’re losing our sense of community
Reaching our Potential
We haven’t reached our potential,
… because we don’t yet understand our potential
The community’s greatest need just may be
The Groundswell of Community Trending of young people to hands-on community involvement
You can help change the world!
(but not by social networking alone)
Corporations are engaging social capital
Companies taking Notice
In the words of Hal “… the Kinsmanship we originally planned…the heartwarming satisfaction of helping the other fellow; of serving our community’s greatest need, wherever there are Kinsmen clubs…”
In the words of Hal “… I suggest a rededication, now, to the inspiration of Kinsmanship…”
Quality people in it for their community, not what’s in it for them
Respectful, caring for & helping each other & those less fortunate
Mentoring & engaging youth
That Kin might look like…
20,000 strong and growing
600 vibrant clubs
supported by National, as a catalyst & champion of Kin’s mission
That Kin might look like
Mission, Vision, Values not statements bylaws or procedures a belief system excites inspires not for one day COMMITMENT
… in the power of individuals to make a difference We Believe … that you’re never too young or too old, to get involved … that a stronger Canada starts with stronger communities … that the world can be a better place … that if we work together, anything is possible
… We Believe. Do you?
May not be for everyone Powerful Life Changing