How long have we been talking about boring business meetings, poor food, lousy fellowship and run down Masonic buildings? The answer is since Chris Hodapp and friends published Laudable Pursuit, and that was way back in the 90s. But we don't seem to learn form our mistakes nor do we seem capable … [Read more...] about Mediocrity in Masonry…Shame on us!
Particularly in financial management. BRYCE ON NONPROFITS In 2014, a Vancouver Masonic Temple suffered through the embarrassment of an embezzlement of nearly $800,000 by its Treasurer. The Treasurer belonged to a Building Fund which housed various Masonic Lodges and youth groups. The … [Read more...] about The Need for Checks and Balances in Nonprofits
BRYCE ON MANAGEMENT - What does a tie represent in the workplace? (Click for AUDIO VERSION) To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the decline of men wearing dress ties to work. They quoted a Gallup Poll that … [Read more...] about Wearing Ties
Recently I was adding up the number of Board of Directors I have served on over the years for nonprofit organizations. This includes computer societies, fraternal organizations, homeowner associations, even Little League. The number was close to 40 where I have served in some capacity or other, … [Read more...] about Managing a Nonprofit Organization