Members’ Portal live

The website Members’ Portal was launched in March and now nearly 300 members have already registered. What you’ll find: Resources:  Discussions:  all current and past sorted by theme and in chronological order with links to the LinkedIn discussion Surveys:  all results of past surveys on topical aspects of club leadership and development Reviews: user ratings … Read more

The habits of highly effective clubs

The Network Forum – The habits of highly effective clubs; the 7Fs Framework – with Chris Gunn took place on 28 March. Chris is a successful fundraiser for Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club.  But as an academic at the University of Central Lancashire he has also completed doctoral research into the critical success factors in thriving … Read more

Can volunteer awards be useful?

I confess I was reticent when asked by the guys at The Cricketer online to help promote their LV Insurance Pride of Cricket awards scheme. You will know we have a media partnership and there’s a magazine/digital subscription discount offer for Network members registering on the FREE Members’ Portal  But nominations have been open since … Read more

Leadership or management? And what role can your coaches play?

Do you have: A clear vision for the Club A defined and agreed strategy A live action/development plan Allocated responsibilities for delivering the plan to those with the right competence/skill sets Can anyone genuinely respond 1,2 3 and 4 and claim that commitment to the vision is largely unquestioned, all who need to buy in … Read more