No one will blame you if “learn more parliamentary procedure” isn’t on your list of 2019 resolutions. But let’s hope “have more productive meetings” made the cut. If it did, here are five posts that will get you started.
Four Things Most People Get Wrong about Abstentions
To count or not to count the non-voters – this is the question. Find out what to do when members decline to vote.
Four Myths about Robert’s Rules and Quorum – And Why the Truth Matters
Why should you care about how many people attend a meeting? Learn the fine points of quorum and how it affects action-taking for your group.
5 Essential Facts about Closing Debate
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to shorten your meetings, then check out this post on how to properly say, “Let’s stop talking and vote already.”
Easy Fix – Ways to Make an Agenda Work for You
Good news for 2019 – you don’t have to follow the traditional Robert’s Rules order of business if you don’t want to. Read this post for ways to customize an agenda to the needs of your group.
What No One Tells You about Executive Session
Want to have a closed-door meeting? Here’s the low-down on what you can and can’t do in executive session.