Volunteers are eager to work when they have a good time. New auction games and raffles in your event is one way to add fun to the gala. But dang it -- in the video below, I allude to a Volkswagen project called The Fun Theory Project. I don't describe it well. So BEFORE you watch my video, it's worth it to watch one or two of these videos. You'll love 'em! The Fun Theory Project - Stairs over escalator The Fun Theory Project - Motivating construction workers The Fun Theory Project -
Happy Valentine's Day!Want to show some love to your volunteers? Those team members sitting on your benefit auction committees would love it if you respected their time. Here are seven tips for running meetings that people WANT to attend.Listen to the podcast below.
Happy Valentine's Day! Want to show love to your volunteers? Those team members sitting on your benefit auction committees would love it if you respected their time! To that end, here are some tips to keep your meetings running smoothly. Before the meeting ... 1. Ask each committee chair for a time estimate of her remarks. Ask how long she'll need to update the group on her respective responsibilities, whether that's invitations, sponsorships, or baskets. Depending on where you are in
Scheduling a meeting or teleconference can be an almost impossible chore. Which is why I think this little-known online tool is one of the best benefit auction secrets to learn. It makes it significantly easier to schedule a meeting with your auction committee.Listen to the podcast below.
With everyone so busy, it's difficult to coordinate a meeting with your auction team. We've all been the victim (or unwilling participant) of one of those nightmarish scheduling sessions. Someone suggests a time for your 4-person committee to meet, but one of the women can't make that hour. Another time is set-up, and someone else is unable to come. When (finally!) a date and time is found to be all-clear for everyone, someone realizes they forgot a commitment (or a last-minute emergency