When you go to a restaurant you peruse the menu for the items that suit your fancy at the moment. You narrow it down, ask about the specials and eventually select what will satisfy your nourishment needs. Maybe you decide on an appetizer to share; perhaps you splurge on dessert! I present to you a [...]
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Something has been on my mind. I want to be sure, as you're moving forward through a pandemic, economic collapse and racial tension, you have the best possible odds of success. Have a look at this short video. Think about who can work alongside you. You're not alone. Don't try to go it alone. It [...]
Are you tired of trying to find those elusive board members who are ready, wiling and able to serve? I’m noticing that many nonprofits are working on building their boards now. The good news is they are doing it intentionally. And being selective. The pandemic and challenge of racial equity have a bright side. They [...]
In recent weeks we white folks have been trying to educate ourselves, we’ve been listening to gut wrenching stories to understand the narrative, to learn how we can do more than just post the hashtag Black Lives Matter and be powerful allies. We may feel emotions from rage to shame to deep sadness and everything [...]
The pandemic has forced many organizations to drastically adapt their business models to survive and serve. Naturally, you needed to focus on immediate survival. It’s tough to look into the future when things are so unstable. However, recovery planning needs to consist of the longer-term view too. It’s time to move from confusion to [...]
This is not your typical rodeo. No one has been here before. We’re all seeing how the nonprofit sector is being leaned on to fill the gaps during this pandemic. To serve working parents, support essential workers, find ways to serve their clients when no contact is allowed. It’s impressive and it’s scary. And it’s [...]