Best Practices Can Be Helpful

Sometimes best practices are helpful. Other times they are a hindrance. When you need best practice where should you look? […]

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When Are Best Practices Appropriate?

Best practices are what everyone else has proven will work. Therefore, they are the right thing to do when you want mediocrity (to be the same as everyone else). […]

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Best Practices Versus Being Successful

If never making a big mistake is the definition of success, using best practices is a great insurance policy. Best practices are the actions that have been time tested to be safe. However, in a rapidly changing society, best practices are always going to lag and innovation is the best way to increase sustainability. […]

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When Is Best Practice Bad Practice?

Two examples of best practices that often hurt nonprofits are: relying too much on policies and procedures, ensuring that certain groups of individuals are represented on the board. […]

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Strategic Thinking

Here are seven steps to make it easy for you. […]

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To Be a Business or Not

There is a long-standing debate over whether nonprofits should be like businesses or exempt from the rigors of business analysis. We think they should be treated like businesses and here is why. […]

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