In a slight reworking of the Lewis Carroll quote, Mary Robson made it clear to all at the Area 7 club officer training – if you don’t know where you are going, how on earth can you get there? In the first part of the COT, Mary shared the secrets of goal setting, both for individuals and teams. Then the Presidents and VPEs went off with Malcolm Warden who shared the secrets to being an outstanding VPE – automate the boring stuff using the D71 website, and then focus on really adding value through tracking and encouraging members to achieve their goals. The other officers focussed on public relations with an inspirational talk by Ben Jackson who got each club thinking not just about how to promote their own clubs, but also the other clubs in the county.
A valuable evening, congratulations to new Area Governor, Martyn Howden for making it all happen!