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Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
WHEN I WAS GROWING UP, my parents worked very hard to instill the value of sharing. I probably wasn’t the best student as I was happy to share things like my broccoli, but not so much my ice cream. It was more of a selective sharing that I prac­ticed. And now when I try to teach my children the value of sharing, it has a whole new meaning to more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
A Club Is a haven of refuge and accord in a world torn by strife and discord; Is a place where people of quality gather to have fun and make friends; Is a place of courtesy, good breeding and good manners; Is a place expressly for camaraderie, merriment, good cheer and good will; It humbles the mighty, draws out the timid, and casts out the more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
FOR AN EMPLOYEE to be exempt from overtime compensation, three requirements must be satisfied: He must be paid on a salary basis, and He must earn a minimum amount of salary each week, and He must meet the appropriate primary duties test covering “white collar” employees. In May, the Department of Labor (DOL) finally released its new Overtime more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
SUPERIOR PRIVATE CLUBS are very diligent in matters of governance. Those clubs know the truth of Peter Drucker’s admonition, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” In fact, culture in private clubs is governance. Poor governance under­mines effective strategy and excellent governance creates great possibilities. The National Club more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
FOR SOME IN THE CLUB INDUSTRY, the term “Millennial” has al­most taken on the air of a four-letter word as the generation composed mostly of twenty-somethings remains a bit of a mystery. With headphones permanently implanted and eyes that are seemingly unable to break the invisible chains of their mobile devices, this generation gave birth more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
IN THE SUMMER OF 2010, my family had just purchased a home in Alexandria, Virginia, and we were looking forward to our third child’s arrival. In short: We were busy. The last thing on our minds was how to spend our free time. Thus, my first experiences at Belle Haven Coun­try Club, which was just a few minutes away from where we were more»
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
Published Thursday, July 14, 2016
The phones lines at the National Club Association have been lighting up with private clubs asking specific questions related to member discipline. The across the board inquiries highlight the need for a comprehensive review on the law governing member discipline and how clubs can avoid potential liability. Clubs that are not member-owned, such as clubs more»
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