Nonprofits seeking ways to overcome the financial impact of Covid-19 need to look beyond belt-tightening and begging for money to the money they already have. So says Sean Hale, Austin-based finance and operations consultant for nonprofits. In his 3-part series, Sean will share with us three habits that nonprofits can use to address financial challenges now.
Clarity, Courage and Calm under Chaos – crucial leadership traits now
As the world faces so much uncertainty and many difficult decisions are having to be made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, now more than ever people are looking to their leaders for direction. What traits are leaders like those in our nonprofit community needing to draw on at this critical time?
Meetings not getting you the outcomes you want? If not, try something new
Are you getting the outcomes you want from the time you’re spending in meetings? If not, read our guest blog creator Chrysanthemum Marketing Raye Ward’s possible solution. Raye suggests that you try Liberating Structures, a set of tools that cultivates a focused purpose and broad participation. https://chryscomm.com/2020/02/26/meetings-arent-getting-you-where-you-want-to-go-try-something-new/
STOP, don’t cancel your event – at least not yet
Nonprofit leaders, STOP, don’t cancel your planned events, at least not before you’ve explored the benefits of going ahead with a creative alternative on that same date. There are many potential upsides to consider.
Managing anxiety or fear
In this unprecedented and uncertain time, here are three simple questions to ask yourself that may help in managing anxiety or fear. Over the years, I have learned to ask myself these questions when dealing with challenging times, whether major crises, worrying moments or sleepless nights caused by being overwhelmed.
Online meeting success in a time of change
At a time of social distancing, following our simple guidelines for online meeting success could help make online interactions efficient and effective, keeping everyone engaged.