3 Steps for Successful Member Retention

In a recent study of the 4,000-plus private clubs in North America, GGA Partners™ found that almost nine in 10 clubs are full and experiencing significant wait-list growth. […]

https://ggapartners.com/2024/07/3-steps-for-successful-member-retentionboards/ 4 Priorities for Private Club Boards

“When the ox is in the ditch, there is much work to be done.” In most private clubs, the “ox” is a troubling or confounding situation that could – or should – have […]

https://ggapartners.com/2024/05/4-priorities-for-private-club-boardsased-strategy-planning/ Addressing Board Transparency

ADDRESSING TRANSPARENCY THREE FACTORS CRITICAL TO HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PRIVATE CLUB BOARDS As society becomes more open and increasingly skeptical, club members demand greater […]

https://ggapartners.com/2024/04/addressing-board-transparency/ The Brave New World of Online Voting

If the noise associated with the 2020 and 2024 national elections is any indication, there is no shortage of public distrust of electronic voting systems, which have been around […]

https://ggapartners.com/2023/08/brave-new-world-online-voting/ Executive Sessions: What, When, How, and Why

How many private club boards include executive sessions as part of their board meetings? Not enough, in our view. Although executive sessions can play an important role in a […]

https://ggapartners.com/2023/08/executive-sessions-what-when-how-why/ Getting to What Matters in Member Satisfaction

“There is no way to make every member happy. No matter what a club does, someone will always be unhappy. Some members will never be satisfied.” These are all common […]

https://ggapartners.com/2023/08/getting-to-what-matters-member-satisfaction/ How a Club Works: Back to Basics

When our children were young, they had an endless stream of questions, often beginning with the words “how” and “why.” One day, we bought them a book entitled, “How […]

https://ggapartners.com/2023/08/how-a-club-works-back-to-basics/ Revisiting the Board Policies Manual

During the Hundred Years War, the English army laid siege on Harfluer, France, and blew a hole in its fortification. After King Henry’s troops tried and failed in an initial […]

https://ggapartners.com/2023/08/revisiting-the-board-policies-manual/ An Anatomy of Two Committees

Of all the club committees, none is more important that the nominating committee and none is less important than the executive committee. You may think it a radical thought, but […]

https://ggapartners.com/2022/09/anatomy-two-committees/ Corporate Policies and Best Practices for Proper Club Committee Alignment

More and more, private clubs are looking to corporations for policies and best practices in governance. For example, private clubs have realized the benefits of modeling the […]