Strategic thinking is even more crucial in these uncertain times. There are some immediate questions for an organization’s board and executive staff to be asking now, the most important of which in my view is “So What?” If you can’t answer “so what?”, leaders need to go back to the drawing board.
Many nonprofits are busier than ever as they respond to Covid-19 but don’t necessarily have the strategic tools in place to deal with the enforced change. Those that take extra time to respond strategically will come out stronger on the other side.
Mission and values, when applied properly, become key ingredients for nonprofits’ attaining financial success, whether in an emergency like Covid-19 or not. Austin-based finance and operations consultant for nonprofits Sean Hale presents the second in his 3-part series on the habits that nonprofits can use to address financial challenges now.
Are you getting the outcomes you want from the time you’re spending in meetings, whether they are virtual or in-person? ? If not, read our guest blog creator Chrysanthemum Marketing Raye Ward’s possible solution. Raye suggests that you might like to try Liberating Structures, a set of tools that cultivates a focused purpose and broad […]
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.
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.