Large Nonprofits Approaching Crisis

Large Nonprofits Approaching Crisis

Forward thinking nonprofits are engaged in ongoing planning and the larger and more complex the nonprofit is, those conversations must include frank conversations about restructuring, breaking up and focusing on the organization’s core competencies.

Nonprofit Crisis: Time to Look in the Mirror

For a nonprofit approaching a crisis, it is important to assess your situation and have a disaster planning conversation.

Nonprofits Need to Invest in Management Systems

Nonprofits Need to Invest in Management Systems

Nonprofits on the leading-edge and those making the greatest difference, are the ones who are constantly asking themselves “where do we need to invest to make a greater impact.” Investing in your management systems is often the difference between staying stuck where you are today and achieving more tomorrow.

Nonprofit Responding to Strategic Trends: Shape, Adapt, or Reserve

Nonprofit Responding to Strategic Trends: Shape, Adapt, or Reserve

The bottom line is that the most effective nonprofits I know, do not hesitate to invest in planning and thinking strategically. Conversely, those nonprofits with an uncertain future choose to focus on the immediate rather than the long view. The future is coming and inaction is not an option. It is up to the leadership of nonprofits to Shape, Adapt, or Reserve. The choice is yours.

Nonprofit Strategy – Nouns Are More Useful Than Adjectives

Nonprofit Strategy – Nouns Are More Useful Than Adjectives

Taken together, when a nonprofit organization thoughtfully engages in the development of strategies focused on values, competencies, impact, leverage and sustainability, I have confidence that the adjectives of new and better will follow. However, starting with new and better may not necessarily lead to the stronger foundations of an organization. So when it comes to developing nonprofit strategy, nouns are indeed more useful than verbs.