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Rules of Order - Demystified
 
Quorum Dilemmas (Part 1)     NEW
 
This Math Does Not Work     
 
The Requisition
 
Surprise Quotes from Robert's Rules of Order (RONR)
 
'Meeting Behind Closed Doors?' (Part 1)
 
'Meeting Behind Closed Doors?' (Part 2)
 
'Meeting Behind Closed Doors?' (Part 3)
 
'Calling the Question' (Part 2)
 
Seconding a Motion: Myths versus Facts
 
Can an Amendment Introduce an Entirely New Option?
 
Do Rules Enable Effectiveness or Impede It?
 
It's Like Pushing the PAUSE button
 
Is it OK to Raise a Voting Threshold?
 
An Emphatic Tone or Definitive Knowledge?
 
Common Myths about Nominations and Elections
 
Must the Chair Be Neutral?
 
A Trick Question     
 
Are Term Limits Advisable?     
 
Re-visiting a Previous Decision
 
Pay me Now or Pay me Later   
 
Go Learn the Rules?   
 
Dont's Sign That Blank Cheque !!   
 
Vanishing Quorum as a Strategy   
 
Approval in Principle: What Does it Mean?   
 
Can the Chair Say No?   
 
A Script For Nominations and Elections   
 
Should Negative Motions Be Allowed?    
 
Should Proxy Voting Be Allowed?  
 
Does an Ex-officio Member Vote?   
 
Calling the Question   
 
What does a Tie Vote Mean?   
 
Avoiding Nasty Surprises at a Meeting 
 
Can the Chair be "Challenged"?
 
Just What Is a Registered Parliamentarian?
 
Using Rules of Order Sensibly and Intelligently
 
Participation Guidelines for Large Meetings
 
What's Arising from the Minutes?
 
Is a Motion to Receive a Report Necessary?
 
A Rescue from those Confusing Amendments

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