Ken Davies, President of Alberta Biathlon and Chair of Biathlon Canada, recently shared with me a simple model for board leadership that he uses in the private sector. I immediately thought it could have application in sport, especially as some National Sport Organizations move to more … [Read more...] about Idea for Annual Calendar of Board Meetings
The recent Olympic Games were the ‘Socialympics’ and, as our colleagues at arnoldi mcpherson illustrated in their excellent report, there were more than a handful of social media issues that sport organizations needed to address. Though National and Provincial Sport Organizations (NSOs and PSOs) … [Read more...] about Does Your Organization Need a Social Media Policy?
By Dina Bell-Laroche and Rachel Corbett. Okay, so Dina and Rachel got to thinking about what it takes for organizations to perform at a high level. Most of us working in sport have a good idea of what athletes and coaches need to be their best – these are our prescriptions for what sport … [Read more...] about Strategic Management + Good Governance = High Performing Sport Organization
Through social media, information can reach a greater number of people more quickly and more directly and this has consequences for sport organizations. A side effect of the pervasiveness of social media is the requirement for greater organizational transparency. Understand that communicating … [Read more...] about Strategic Options in Social Media – Addressing Member Negativity
Recently, I have come across a number of interesting articles (both research-based and mainstream) that might be of interest to those leading strategic planning processes within their sport organization. I am intrigued with the concept of simplifying strategic planning so that it does what it is … [Read more...] about Strategic Planning – A Better Way for Sport Leaders
I attended the Sport Leadership conference on November 18th-20th and was treated to some great presentations about social media. One of the main themes was the position, and I share it, that organizations need a plan before they jump into social media. Using social media should be a part of the … [Read more...] about Coaches – Not Just Organizations – Should Have a Social Media Strategy