Nonprofit services have become an integral part of our society and we depend upon their good works everyday. With this in mind, executive leaders and governance volunteers need to dedicate greater effort to improving their organization's financial health and succession planning. We can all agree, we need healthier nonprofits to help create healthier communities.
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Are you Cultivating Nonprofit Innovation?
To adopt an innovative mindset requires leadership that empowers staff and volunteers to solve problems that matter most to executing an organization's mission. Nonprofits stewarding a curious culture, where staff are permitted to question assumptions and constructively challenge the status quo more often produce better innovative results.
Attracting Millennials to the Nonprofit Sector
We are living in a time organizational culture is everything, and everything represents culture. Nonprofit organizations should be vigilant with their own people as much as the communities they serve. If organizations are operating contrary to authentic equal respect and value for all - Millennials will read the BS meter and walk.
Building Capacity in your Nonprofit
When nonprofits thrive in a healthy ecosystem and are deliberate in capacity building over time, it strengthens a nonprofit's ability to deliver its mission.
Stuck In The Muck?
Are you feeling like your nonprofit organization is stuck in the proverbial muck, making little to no progress? Maybe one or more of the scenarios ...
Find Your Management Mojo Thru Outdoor Adventure
An outdoor adventure experience can be a profound metaphor for the process of navigating an organization in today's global business environment. Whether you are traversing a river, canoeing a lake or hiking in the back-country, an organized expedition...
Are You Exercising Your Employee Health Benefits?
Nonprofits could take a page from the human resource strategies that are emerging in the for-profit sector and make greater investment in their employees’ wellbeing. As Millennials enter the workforce the private sector is responding by ...
Is Your Non Profit Board Suffering From Poor Health?
Below I have shared common signs of poor board health. While a board may be suffering from one or a few of these indicators, the board should measure their performance against all indicators....
Does Your Non-Profit Board Have The Right Chair?
Regardless of your organization’s size, the Board of Directors can be more effective in setting strategic direction, mitigating risks, guiding executive leadership, mustering resources and providing responsible governance if they have the proper leadership. Organizations with a robust, well executed selection and ‘on-boarding’ process can help elect the right Chair.
Make Workplace Diversity and Inclusion A Priority
Making a difference and solving societal problems of our time are tenets shared across our charitable sector. These principles are woven into the tapestry of our collective work, yet we have much more to do to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. I admit it’s not easy...