November 19, 2019
Nonprofit execs are some of the smartest, most innovative, courageous, and determined people on the planet.
They not only attempt to make the impossible happen; a touch of insanity causes them to commit to run...
October 15, 2019
I have yet to meet a nonprofit organization that isn’t concerned about its finances.
And since the sector is largely human resource dependent (i.e., for most nonprofits, the biggest share of the budget is empl...
September 17, 2019
Like most people who blog, I’m fascinated to see which of my posts attract the most hits.
(My all-time high was north of 2,500, which made me feel good even though it couldn’t compare to Taylor Swift batting an...
August 15, 2019
Many people I know are having a Howard Beale – “I’M MAD AS HELL AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE” – moment.
Call me crazy, but I think this is especially true of the 12.3 million Americans who work for nonp...
July 18, 2019
Hey nonprofit leaders, can we talk honestly about you and your board?
If you’re good at your job, you’re an adept problem-solver.
You have a deep understanding of the issues or services you provide, and think b...
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