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The Take-Away, How to Make Your Events Unforgettable?

Why do we have one-time attendees at our events and never see them again? Delivering value goes far beyond just delivering content.

Governance Reboot in 2016 is Necessary

You have an ineffective Board of Directors and they know it and ask for help! This is the perfect opportunity to re-engineer decision-making in your organization and increase nimbleness and innovation.

Why Do We Waste Time At Board Meetings?

How many times do we say that we want our board of directors meetings to run more efficiently? Poorly run board meetings are the number one reason why there is a lack of focus around strategic issues.

The Case for Annual Board Orientation

Imagine starting a new job with a gamut of responsibilities and there is no orientation or manual. Volunteers accept a role but may not understand their duties as trustees and a fiduciaries on behalf of the membership.

The Biggest Mistake Any Nonprofit Should Avoid in 2016

A Harvard Business Article lists the 17 Fundament Traits of Organizational Effectiveness. The first and most poignant one is that “everyone [in your organization] has a good idea of the decisions and actions for which he or she is responsible.”

10 Free (or almost free) Technology Tools To Communicate, Build Your Brand And Gather Data

Nonprofit technology budgets are shrinking but the need for robust technologies is growing. Organizations with both small and large budgets can benefit from these 10 tools that can help collect data, improve communications and provide additional capacity.

Building a Sustainable Organization

A sustainable nonprofit organization is one that “…meets the needs of the present without compromising the well-being of future generations.” – United Nation’s Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: Our Common Future

Success in Succession, Planning For The Future

Imagine losing your organization’s chief paid staff person or executive director. An unexpected vacancy could take many months to fill and is very costly and disruptive to the organization.

Succession Planning Is More Than A One Time Event

Imagine losing your organization’s chief paid staff person or executive director. An unexpected vacancy could take many months to fill and is very costly and disruptive to the organization.

The Success or Failure of Your Event Experience Rests With Your Venue

Even though conferences and other face-to-face events were given the death knell as we ushered in the digital age, but there still is a need for live human interaction.

The Universal Language of Strategic Planning

A strategic plan is the universal language to success and performance of any organization, anywhere in the world.

The Top Three Worst Things To Avoid in 2016

As summer comes to a close, the march to 2016 begins. The difference between a successful 2016 and a disastrous one is how prepared you are in 2015 to tackle 2016 in your nonprofit organization.