PRESIDENT’S POST IBPA Business Plan 2011–2012: Where We’re Headed

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September 2011
by Florrie Binford Kichler

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PRESIDENT’S POST

by Florrie Binford Kichler

PRESIDENT, IBPA

IBPA Business Plan 2011–2012: Where We’re Headed

Prediction is difficult, especially about the future.Yogi Berra

“Will this (program, service, educational event, benefit) support IBPA members’ efforts to run their businesses efficiently and effectively?” That’s the litmus test that drives IBPA’s business planning process each year.

It’s also the biggest challenge. Certainly nobody will disagree that the answer to the question above would be a resounding “Yes” for an infinite number of programs and services.

Nor will anyone disagree that the financial resources needed to support those programs and services are finite. Balancing the program-service wish list against budget realities, while trying to anticipate a future that seems to change almost daily, if not hourly, is an ongoing task for your IBPA board of directors and staff. Rest assured that the overarching goal in IBPA business planning is to squeeze maximum value for our members out of every dollar.

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