Well, maybe not everything, but it gave me a good background for lots of topics and I credit some experience helping run my Masonic lodge with success on the test and with the CAE Kickoff class. I had already been part of financial audits, setting budgets, reviewing financial reports, and seen the necessity for transparency.
I wrote this piece about how experiences as a Freemason helped me in my professional career. When you work in the membership-based organization business, a Masonic lodge can give you a different perspective on some things. In my case, it helped me earn a valuable professional credential.