Use SOAP for Nonprofit Problem-Solving
Fri, Jun 12, 2020
Problem-solving formulas can be complicated and difficult to implement, but not if they're as clean as S.O.A.P. When you're struggling for answers to a challenging issue, apply this investigative method that doctors use for determining the best cours... Read More
COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
Nonprofit and association leaders are certainly in an unprecedented time and the situation is rapidly changing. In many ways, you're asked to be the calm in the storm. To assist you with the challenges this worldwide pandemic is creating, and to help... 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
Is Your Nonprofit Due for a Makeover?
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
Publix isn't standing still. They are constantly looking for ways to improve. Is it time for your nonprofit to consider a makeover? Here is a seven-question 'points of difference' checklist to stimulate your thinking. Read More
Hall of Fame Leadership Lessons
Wed, Aug 29, 2018
Would you like to reach Hall of Fame level of success? Then you will want to follow the right path. In my life I have been lucky enough to receive invaluable leadership lessons from personal and professional relationships with five individuals who ha... 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
Give Donors Red-Carpet Treatment
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
How would donors react if they felt like they received red-carpet treatment from your nonprofit? Would the outstanding customer service associated with such attention to detail and relationship building translate to increased donor engagement? Could ... 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
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