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

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Engagement is measured by the customer

May 27, 2020

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Yes, you do have a process for that

May 13, 2020

Yes, you do have a process for that When I work with clients on pretty […]

“Correct your mistakes before they become your habits”

May 6, 2020

“Correct your mistakes before they become your habits” Yet another great quote from James Clear: “Correct […]

Sometimes it’s a process issue

April 29, 2020

Sometimes it’s a process issue When I work with clients on developing a needs list […]

First ask: “How will I use this data?”

April 22, 2020

First ask: “How will I use this data?” Whether it’s during data conversion, adding a […]

“We run the report three times and get three different results.”

April 15, 2020

“We run the report three times and get three different results.” “We run the same […]

How do you know if you’re making progress?

April 8, 2020

How do you know if you’re making progress? We all want to improve our data management, […]

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