This is a resource that every troop leader should have. The Scoutmaster's Other Handbook will help you manage a troop, maintain your sanity, and make a difference. Going beyond the basics covered at training and in BSA publications, the book offers hundreds of field-tested ideas for building better Scout troops. It sells for $14.95 plus shipping and handling and can be ordered online at EagleBook Orders .
You can also get tips sent directly to your email (about every other week) by joining the "Scoutmaster Tips" Yahoo! Group site. Sign up through EagleBook Signup. It's free. The site has a great library of more than 100 useful tips that have been sent to subscribers.