Does it advance the mission?

Does it advance the mission?

Because associations are mission-driven, everything you do should be seen through the prism of this question: "Does it advance the mission?"

This applies to everything you do in your database, too.

  • Does the data you're collecting help advance your mission?
  • Does the software you're using allow you to extract and analyze data to help advance your mission?
  • Do your programs and services advance your mission?

Because if the answer is "no" then you need to ask yourself why you're doing it.

Wes's Wednesday Wisdom Archives

Some Things Just Take Time

September 16, 2020

Some Things Just Take Time I learned recently that an elephant’s gestation period is 18 […]

Sometimes It’s the Least Bad Choice

September 7, 2020

Sometimes It’s the Least Bad Choice Just like in life, sometimes when we’re making technology […]

Our Members Aren’t Tech Savvy

September 2, 2020

Our Members Aren’t Tech Savvy Having worked now in the association space for more than […]

Motion vs. Action

August 26, 2020

Motion vs. Action One key to successful data management is understanding the difference between motion […]

There is ALWAYS a Trade-off

August 19, 2020

There is ALWAYS a Trade-off I’ve written many times about trade-offs (you can read a […]

Little by little, a little becomes a lot

August 12, 2020

Little by little, a little becomes a lot “Little by little, a little becomes a […]

Why do we treat data management differently?

August 5, 2020

Why do we treat data management differently? A recent post on ASAE’s community read: “Looking […]

Don’t Forget Your Speakers!

July 29, 2020

Don’t Forget Your Speakers! A phenomenon I’ve noticed over the years is that my clients will […]

90% of your data is never touched a second time

July 22, 2020

90% of your data is never touched a second time I heard recently on a […]

Newton’s First Law

July 15, 2020

Newton’s First Law Part of Newton’s First Law states that “…an object in motion stays […]

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