Is Your Nonprofit Heart Healthy?
Fri, Feb 13, 2015
The symptoms of my health scare were low energy and being constantly tired. The cause was an artery with 99 percent blockage. The correction was insertion of a stent. The results: amazing. This experience has helped me see the parallels between a hea... Read More
Create a Culture of Nonprofit Creativity
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Leaders are looking for new ideas and solutions to difficult challenges. However, identifying innovative answers can be challenging. Just telling an organization to solve its problems by thinking outside the box isn’t especially helpful. What does th... Read More
Is Your Mission Statement Meaningful?
Thu, Mar 20, 2014
A wordy or vague mission statement offers no sense of identity and no clear direction for the organization to follow. Here’s a quick test to evaluate how effective your mission statement is: Can you repeat yours right now? Read More
Problems Don’t Fix Themselves
Mon, Jan 13, 2014
Regardless of how large or small a challenge is, putting off taking action only makes the situation worse. Here are five action suggestions for addressing an issue your organization may be facing... Read More
Can (or should) small nonprofits compete with the big guys?
Tue, Feb 26, 2013
Nationally known charities and causes can have a public relations or fundraising blitz that dominates all publicity outlets. Thousands of volunteers respond and huge amounts of money are collected. Meanwhile a local nonprofit with a purpose that is e... Read More