Friday, May 15, 2009

When Will Wealth Meet Organizing?

My friends know that my biggest gripe about organizing is the stigma against business. I feel that organizing will not fulfill its total potential until organizers take business and entrepreneurism more seriously. It is a well known fact that power can be obtained two ways: by having the money, guns, and lawyers or by having the people. We've been focusing on the people for far too long and I think it is high time that we at least get some money and lawyers.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Membership Retention

I met with a bunch of student leaders and one of the reoccurring themes is the problem of membership retention. I believe the key to membership retention is membership selection. The ability to select willing and committed members will naturally increase your retention rate.