Nonprofits

Quick Tips for Nonprofits

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Change, Nonprofit Boards, Nonprofits

Quick Tips for Nonprofits

How do you like to learn? Reading? Listening? Doing?

We have different learning preferences, and so I want to give you information in multiple formats. That’s why I’m launching my Quick Tips! for Nonprofits video series. Each video is less than 2 minutes long and offers one idea you can put to use right away.

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Powerful Grant Writing

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Fund Raising, Nonprofits

Powerful Grant Writing

Grant writers are in great demand these days. Mission-driven organizations typically survive on contributions and grants, and the competition for those dollars is fierce.

So everyone wants a grant writer who can come in and work so

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Are We Redefining Work-Life Balance?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Change, Leadership, Nonprofits

Are We Redefining Work-Life Balance?

Now with three generations in the workplace, many organizations are struggling to adjust. Many older organizations are still led by Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964). And the rising number of younger workers has put pressure on the old ways of doing business.

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One Overlooked Cause of Workplace Clashes

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Leadership, Nonprofits

One Overlooked Cause of Workplace Clashes

It’s a good thing boxing is not allowed at the office. Otherwise, more workplace squabbles would lead to busted noses.

OK, maybe not. But bad blood can wreck morale and derail productivity. And while team squabbles may have any number of causes, here’s one you may not have considered: your team’s hard wiring…

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2 Ways to Stay Sane Through Organizational Change

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in Change, Leadership, Nonprofits

2 Ways to Stay Sane Through Organizational Change

In my last post, I encouraged you to be proactive and prepare your organization for change. Because sooner or later change will come.

Now I want to offer you two tips for coming through organizational change with your sanity intact…

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No Time For Change?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Change, Leadership, Nonprofits

No Time For Change?

We know Change is coming. So why are we caught off guard when it shows up? Maybe we’re too busy to think about it. Or maybe we expect Change to stay away until we’re ready for it.

We cruise along with our heads down, hustling to complete that ever-bloated To Do list, until we’re smacked in the head by Change…

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