Is the executive director’s position now more perilous than in years past? While many feel perfectly comfortable working without an employment contract and/or a yearly evaluation, others think these measures add clarity to the relationship between staff and elected leaders. As the current generation of EDs retires, will contracts and evaluations become standard practice? Some say yes.
From original plays to film festivals, here’s a look at how bars across the country are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
Does CLE require sitting in a conference room and listening to a lecture? Maybe not. If you’re thinking of mixing business with pleasure by offering a CLE/vacation trip or by incorporating the educational message into a drama or skit, check out what some of your colleagues have done. Can you make money by jazzing up your CLE offerings? And what are some do’s and don’ts?
How do you know if you’re effectively leading your staff? Try asking 12 simple questions, says Allan B. Head, chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Bar Activities and Services, and executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association. Are you engaging the hearts, minds, and talents of those you supervise? Would you like to find out?