Following the success of two AFL clubs who were considered to be ‘in the wilderness’ and came to succeed in the last two seasons – Lessons to take note in your Rotary club.
The captain of the new Premiership group wanted the group to connect and work as a team. When each member of the team stood before his peers and openly spoke of his life, fears and goals, the renewed focus of the team members and respect for each other turned the club around.
Be involved in the community. You are measured by what you give back.
Develop a Business plan and above all ‘Believe in the path you are taking’.
I was fortunate to be a part of the North Melbourne Football club during the remaking of the club by a brilliant team and a coach who has forged lifelong lessons on his players, staff and members. In my classroom I had across the blackboard of the time ‘Mr. Barassi says’.
This was the years involving the drawn grand final and the book ‘The Coach’ written by John Power.
Anne Peace , Rotary Club of Bendigo South