Your Voice, Your Solution for dealing with difficult people
How do you get a critical member to work well with the rest of the club? Rotary Images
W elcome to Rotary International’s problem-solving forum. Each month, Rotarians are asked for their ideas and strategies to address challenges they deal with every day.
Provide your input to help create a Rotary knowledge base of best practices and new ideas that will help Rotarians around the world improve their clubs and their service to the community.
Please use the comments section to share your solution to the problem described below. Return to this page before the end of the month to read solutions from your fellow Rotarians. Comments may be used in abbreviated form in other RI publications, including the Rotary E-Learning Center.
Problem: Member is always critical of club plans
When asked for his opinion about club matters, one of your fellow members always has a negative outlook and is very critical. You do not want to ask him to leave, as he has always been an active member.
How do you handle this situation?
Past problems and your solutions: