The Second Law

As a nonprofit leader you can have a significant impact on your community. […]

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How Is Your Moat?

Is there a defensible moat around your nonprofit’s castle? […]

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Community Impact

Your nonprofit’s level of community engagement can be measured and improved. […]

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Is Now the Time for Transformation?

It is important for nonprofits to make every dollar they handle important to the mission, the donors, and the community. […]

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Every Level of Decision Making Needs Client Input

Nonprofits exist to serve the community. They provide their service by changing the lives of their clients. Their alumni strengthen the community. […]

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The Wrong Client

Most nonprofits are open to accepting any client; however, being selective is better. […]

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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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Core Competence

In a highly competitive environment that is changing rapidly, focusing on core competencies usually results in a slow decline rather than long-term success. […]

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Job Descriptions

Do your nonprofit’s job descriptions empower your staff to be great or shackle them with work? […]

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Leveraging Diversity and Culture

It is tempting to have a single standard for doing everything. A universal standard creates a high level of efficiency. It also alienates everyone who is different from the standard. […]

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