What Are You Reading?
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
Anyone in a nonprofit leadership role is wise to seek out and read resources that will help them grow in knowledge, identify solutions and get creative! Check out the books I'm picking up this month. Read More
Make a Plan to Plan
Wed, Nov 28, 2018
Pre-planning provides a more organized approach that will make your activity more effective through efficient the use of time, which people will appreciate. Planning on the front end creates an intentional approach that stimulates enthusiasm among pa... Read More
Nonprofits Must Adapt
Mon, Jun 25, 2018
Is your organization willing to honestly assess its performance, challenge current practices, and take action on changes needed for a sustainable future? Read More
Want to Improve Board Performance? Take these Five Steps
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Changing board performance culture is also much more complex than simply announcing to board members, “I declare a new culture!” A successful transformation takes time and a focused process. Here are five steps to make your board revitalization happe... Read More
Recruit Board Members with Purpose and Process
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Do you have an effective process for recruiting board members? Take it from the pros: It's worth the effort to secure the right board members for the right job. It starts by refusing to settle for less than what your organization needs. Read More
Articles You Selected as Most Popular
Wed, Dec 28, 2016
You voted by your interest and dedicated reading of my blog, and the results are in! Check out my five most popular articles, and start the New Year off with focused strategies to help make your nonprofit more effective than ever before. Read More
Are Nonprofit Best Practices Stupid?
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
Why continue to do what doesn't work? Evaluate your practices to see if they are producing positive outcomes. If they're not, change them. My speaker colleague Stephen Shapiro has insight how to do just that. Read More
Is Nonprofit Planning an Oxymoron?
Mon, May 30, 2016
Audiences of nonprofit leaders indicate that few of them engage in strategic planning, yet they know the benefits. Why? It's a puzzling situation. My own experience that planning is a mission tool in the nonprofit tool box and its reinforced by two s... Read More