November is celebrated as Rotary Foundation Month and we should be very proud of all that we have accomplished. Be reminded that our donations go a far way in assisting the rotary programs. With that said, you are all encouraged to make your contribution now, if you have not yet done so.
Rotary Foundation Mission: The mission of the Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty.
Rotary Foundation Motto: Doing Good in the world
You are all invited to join us on the following Saturday mornings:
November 14 – Heather Geluk
November 21 – Training by Club Trainer John Fuller
”It is only when we accept that everyone has value that we will liberate the energy and imagination and momentum we need to create the best beyond measure!”
Successful groups in a study cited in the video had three characteristics –
Exhibited high degrees of social sensitivity to each other.Groups with greater empathy to one another seemed to do better.
Gave roughly equal time to one another.No one voice dominated.Neither were there any passengers.
Had more women in them.
A very interesting talk – and very helpful when one considers any organization and how to be successful.
Biography of Margaret Heffernan.
MARGARET HEFFERNAN is an entrepreneur, Chief Executive, author and keynote speaker. She was born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University. She worked in BBC Radio for five years where she wrote, directed, produced and commissioned dozens of documentaries and dramas.
Her TED talks have been seen by over 3 million people. She is a Trustee of the London Library and sits on the Council of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as well as one the boards of several private companies. Margaret blogs for the Huffington Post in the US and the UK and for Inc.com. and mentors senior and Chief Executives. Her motto: "Let's not play the game, let's change it."
Wednesday’s attendees included Keturah, Lesli, Denis, Lou, Kitty. Amarylis and Henriette were able to join about 7:40 (6:40??).
One of the great questions of the day was, “What time is it?”
Why not plan to join us at another Wednesday HHH when you can. Please mark it on your calendars!
10 reasons the old guard don’t accept new young leaders:
1. Arrogance. New young leaders have not earned a place at the table.
2. Fear. The old ways feel safe to the old guard.
3. Control. The need for control motivates old guard to keep others out.
4. Position. Love of position makes old guard protect their position.
5. Inexperience. New leaders don’t have enough experience to lead.
6. Halo effect. Old guard likes to keep it with people they are like.
7. Old boys. Better than having different thinking.
8. Condescending. Old guard thinks it is wiser and right. They know best.
9. Threatened. New young leaders challenge the status quo.
10 Comfort. We have always done it this way syndrome.
ANNUAL FUND is the primary source of funding for all Foundation activities. Our annual contributions help Rotary Clubs take action to create positive change in communities at home and around the world. Our gift helps strengthen peace efforts, provide clean water and sanitation, support education, grow local economies, save mothers and children and fight disease.
Through our annual Sustaining Member contributions of $100 or more, the Rotary E-Club of the Caribbean, 7020 has been a 100% EREY contributor since we were chartered in 2013. Let us continue to support The Rotary Foundation (TRF) through our annual donations.
We have been and continue to “Be a gift to the World”.