Tag Archives: Change

Risking Obsolescence with Out a Story to Tell

by Ed Thompson, District Governor 5550 Why is it that superior technology does not always win out?  Why do some enterprises fare better than others?  Why do some charities become better funded and better known than others?   Is there a common … Continue reading

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On Growing Young Again: the Price of Change

by Brian Hall Over the last several years, we as Rotarians have faced a call to recruit younger members.  We’ve all been encouraged to embrace social media and to reach out to find young people to fill our ranks.  As … Continue reading

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New Generations can look at Rotary with new eyes

By Sakuji Tanaka, President, Rotary International Many of you know that we now have five Avenues of Service in Rotary. The fifth, and newest, is New Generations Service. There are many ways to serve through this avenue, and you will … Continue reading

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What is Exchange ?

“What is exchange?” Editor’s Note: The following article was sent to me by the 2010-11 District 5550 exchange student Maela Cataldi of France. She was hosted by the Rotary Club of Dryden.  In her words it is a “wonderful description … Continue reading

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Rotary’s Need to Take a Trip ‘Back to the Future’: Part 2, Removing Barriers

by John Borst Did you know that Rotary has had two presidents who have never been club president, district governor or a member of the board of directors before their year (s) as president? The first was Paul Harris in … Continue reading

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Shibumi: a way to greater diversity in Rotary leadership

Editor’s note: This reflection on Shibumi was originally written as a post at the Linkedin thread It’s Time for a Woman President in 2014-15! What do you think? It has been edited to appeal to a wider audience. By Emma Grace … Continue reading

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Headed for Extinction?

  Ron Nethercutt, ROTI (Rotarians on the Internet) past-chair (2007-09), Philippines I suspect that a large number of our readers have seen many changes in their lifetime. Some of these include airplane travel moving from propeller to jet engines, the development of … Continue reading

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