This week our Rotary club viewed the webinar hosted by Fiona Biedermann,( Rotary Seaford, SA) on "Steps to Success"- summarised in  the 3 "C's"of successful leadership: Communication
Fiona explored the Environment of Rotary clubs, eg, what typifies the culture of your club, how do we treat each other, speak to each other?
                                                                                what's on show to our members, and our visitors?
                                                                                do you give newcomers your full attention?
Structure of your club: what are your systems and processes within the club?
                                      How are decisions made? How do you communicate? What is the club's criteria for choosing projects, dealing with challenges, exploring new ideas?
                                      Explore where having more structures in place might simplify the things you do in terms of public image, projects, communication, fundraising, coordinating events
                                      Implementation: Members are more engaged when they know what's expected of them- how do you spread the workload, & involve everyone?
Tips for success: Asses areas of your club where the challenges exist: What needs to be changed? 
                                                                                                                 What needs to be expanded?
                                                                                                                  What contributes to your success?
The overall message was "be innovative - try something new"
& a quote from George Bernard Shaw  " Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything." 
This is a very brief summary of Fiona's talk, but Rotary members may wish to go to "Rotary on the Move" August edition as sent out by Sec Geoff Aug 15.