Why Innovations Fail

Good execution will guarantee the success of any innovation. […]

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Necessity Is the Mother of Innovation

When is the right time for a nonprofit to innovate? […]

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The Pause that Refreshes

Periodically a nonprofit should pause, pivot, and proceed. […]

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Solving Big Problems

Unless you want to surrender the uniqueness of your nonprofit, you need an innovative solution to your big problems. […]

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Finding Innovative Solutions

Most nonprofits have long histories and highly experienced staff. However, history and experience seldom drive innovation. […]

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Transformation – Why Does It Matter?

There are two times to transform a nonprofit. The first is when a budget deficit occurs. The second is when the senior leader changes. […]

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The Value of Innovation

Nonprofits exist to solve society‚Äôs problems. Therefore, we should measure the value of their innovations based upon the community or human impact. […]

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Innovation Constrained

Each of us tries to do our jobs a little better every day. However, that rarely provides a competitive advantage for our organizations. […]

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Hurdles to Innovation

There are four hurdles faced by every innovation. Which one is keeping your nonprofit from stepping forward? […]

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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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