The New Strategy in Strategic Planning: Talk to Those Affected by the Work
This example illustrates how listening to the needs of constituents can guide process decisions and improvements as a way of meeting and a..
Nurturing Renewable Human Capital in the Nonprofit Workplace
Each hire brings with it social, cultural, and intellectual capital.
A Lesson in Change Management from the Gates Foundation
This story has many juicy bits about how organizations have to think when making major operational changes.
Who Brands Your Nonprofit? Who Tells Its Story and How?
If organizations want greater community ownership of the cause, then they need to allow staff, volunteers, participants, and the greater p..
The Role of the Board in Nonprofit Strategic Alliances
This webinar discusses the role of the board in crafting various types of strategic alliances between nonprofits, from the formal to the v..
Nonprofit Governance and the Power of Things
A key purpose of this article has been to show how alternative perspectives can help illuminate and open up the way we..
How Coaching Can Develop the Next Generation of Leadership
In this advancing practice session, we’ll explore three practice shifts for leaders and coaches.
Doing More with More: Putting Shared Leadership into Practice
Essentially, the organizations found that they could do more with less (funds) by doing more with more (leadership).
How Nonprofits Can Prevent Metaphor Meltdown in Their Communications
Use a relatable concept when describing a more complex, abstract idea—but carefully test your preconceived ideas of what people know.
The Peril of Assumptions in Nonprofit Communications
Explanatory chains are one tool for ensuring advocacy messages don’t skip important links in a line of argument.