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Golden Rule for Nonprofit Leaders
Golden Rule for Nonprofit Leaders Tue, Sep 30, 2014 In addition to being tasked with providing leadership during a time of major change, you are also confronted with the demands of delivering results in a difficult economy. These two circumstances can cause a lot of frustration. Read More

Is Volunteer Leadership a Joke?
Is Volunteer Leadership a Joke? Sat, Aug 30, 2014 Every position should have a job description as well as performance expectation. Have an honest conversation about expectations and amount of time required. Make sure each individual is comfortable about the task at hand, and is satisfied that he or... Read More

Preventing Meddling Board Members
Preventing Meddling Board Members Wed, Jun 25, 2014 Properly vetting board candidates up front to determine if they will be a good fit will help prevent involvement issues later. Read More

Is Customer Service Important to Nonprofits?
Is Customer Service Important to Nonprofits? Wed, May 28, 2014 Nonprofits are facing increasingly difficult circumstances influencing their ability to achieve their mission. They can benefit from several important lessons identified during my observations at Paschal’s and my follow-up conversation with the regio... Read More

Board Members are Volunteers, Too
Board Members are Volunteers, Too Fri, Apr 25, 2014 Are your board members feeling the love? Don’t make the mistake of overlooking their value. Read More

NASCAR Governance Lesson for Nonprofits
NASCAR Governance Lesson for Nonprofits Sun, Sep 29, 2013 Ensuring the credibility of a nonprofit is the primary governance role of its board. Read More

Invest in Planning for Payoffs
Invest in Planning for Payoffs Wed, Jul 03, 2013 If winging it is your plan, too, then my advice is this: Don’t be surprised at your inability to be as affective as you’d like. Read More

Is your volunteer recognition working?
Is your volunteer recognition working? Thu, Apr 18, 2013 Customize your volunteer recognition programs to the personality of your stars, and they’ll be more apt to stick around to do more great work for your organization. Read More

Nonprofits: Think Like the Cows
Nonprofits: Think Like the Cows Fri, Oct 26, 2012 Often we get so focused on the work to be done, we don’t take the time to better understand either those we help or those who help us help them. As a result, collaboration and support may be less than desired. Read More

Avoid Membership Renewal Mistakes
Avoid Membership Renewal Mistakes Sat, Aug 25, 2012 When you follow best practices for membership renewals, you’ll likely find your members excited and energized to stay on your team. Read More

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