10 STRATEGIESTO KILL NLAABIA STATECHAPTERBYC .P. UZUEGBUC. U. IWUOHAM. C. NWOSU
STRATEGY 1Don‟t participate beyondpaying your dues. Let„them‟ handle things.Then complain that themembers have no voice inthe association
STRATEGY 2Decline alloffices, committeemeetings andappointments – YOU ARETOO BUSY. Then offervociferous advice on how
STRATEGY 3Even then, if appointed tothe executivecommittee, don‟t work –it‟s a courtesyappointment. Thencomplain that theassociation has stagnated.
STRATEGY 4If you do attend generalbody meetings, don‟tinitiate new ideas. Thenyou can play “DevilsAdvocate” to thosesubmitted by others.
STRATEGY 5Don‟t volunteer yourtalents – that‟s egofulfillment. Thencomplain that you arenever asked and neverappreciated.
STRATEGY 6Don‟t rush to pay yourdues- these are toohigh anyway! Thencomplain about the poorfinancial management.
STRATEGY 7Don‟t encourage othersto become the members– that‟s selling. Thencomplain that themembership is notgrowing
STRATEGY 8Don‟t read and respondmail from theheadquarters – it is notimportant. Thencomplain that you arenot kept informed.
STRATEGY 9Don‟t inform about yourchange in job and address– it is „their‟ duty to findout. Then complain thatyou are not receiving themail and bulletins.
STRATEGY 10But, if by chance yourassociation grows well, in spiteof your non-contributions …Grasp every opportunity to tellthe younger generation howtough it was and how „we‟ workedin the old days to bring theassociation to its present level ofsuccess.
CONCLUSIONOn the contrary noblecolleagues, these 10strategies are what youSHOULD NOT do at all ifyou want NLA Abia StateChapter to live and notdie.
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