We’ve all got an Achilles’ heel – that area of weakness and vulnerability in an otherwise strong and healthy entity. But for some, that Achilles’ heel may just be the single greatest point of greatest vulnerability.
Too many nonprofits suffer from multiple points of vulnerability: an underperforming board; a revenue stream lacking in diversification; an absence of an employee recruitment and retention plan; no strategic plan, or a failure to adhere to it; trying to be all things to all people, and so on. Having any, Read more
In the plants world, there are times of the year where you are and aren’t supposed to prune in order to yield more controlled and fuller future blooming. Fortunately, while pruning in the nonprofit sector isn’t limited to certain seasons, we can still reap the same benefits: a more intentional, stronger, fuller incarnation of ourselves in the future.
I regularly am told of boards’ and executive directors’ travails of working with individuals who aren’t producing as they should, are undermining the culture of the organization, are Read more