In 2008, at an event honoring a colleague, I was asked to say a few words to mark the occasion. On a whim I raised my glass and offered up what I referred to as the “Fundraisers Toast.” The goal of the Fundraisers Toast is simple… be deliberate about celebrating the achievements of professional peers. In […]
If you want to encourage a board culture that seeks out authoritative sources to help inform their governance role, you may want to consider giving a board member an article, blog post, or book (either physically, or on loan through an e-reader). Ask them to summarize the text at a future meeting. Here are some recommended resources….
Why don’t more nonprofits make an overt effort to incorporate diversity into their culture? Why doesn’t the topic of diversity come up when we talk about strategy at nonprofit staff meetings?
The Agitator cites two research studies regarding consumer brand loyalty and positive experience. The studies emphasize the need for an opportunity to directly interact with products. Tom Belford asks the question “How can you provide a some kind of “touching” and “experiencing” of your organization?” I often hear from people I respect that people give […]