For nonprofit leaders balancing nonprofit program reliability and innovation is a core component of thinking strategically about program expansion.
Nonprofits Need to Invest in Research and Development (R&D) As I continue my journey of helping nonprofits design and deliver strategies that help them achieve greater impact, I am increasingly convinced that nonprofit organizations need to intentionally invest in Research and Development (R&D). At the same time, I am surprised at how few nonprofits are […]
A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington’s Nonprofit Excellence Awards presentation. The event recognized local nonprofit agencies and community partners for excellence. I always welcome the opportunity to attend such events because I believe such gatherings give insight into the heart and soul of the local nonprofit community. As […]
This blog post is a mild risk because it focuses on leadership deficits rather than strengths. Innately, we don’t like to acknowledge our weaknesses. Yet, at this moment in time, when resources continue to decline and social needs continue to grow, nonprofit leaders must be driven by evidence and not self-deception. I offer these five principles, hoping that the as a reader that you will invert them into the positive practices. Forward thinking organizations are