Hot Nonprofit Trends for Summer 2023

Hot Nonprofit Trends for Summer 2023

During summer, it feels like time stops for just a moment. The longer days, the warm breezes and sweet fragrances in the air allow time to slow down for reflection. You can sit by a beach or lake and just gaze into the water, being present and enjoying the ease of...

Back to the Future: The Social Sector in 2053

Back to the Future: The Social Sector in 2053

“Back to the Future” is coming to Broadway in New York this weekend. (My husband and I had a blast watching it in London last year.) With all the discussions about AI and Chat GPT, we thought we’d contemplate the future of the social sector along with some of the...

What Nike Can Teach Us about Nonprofit Values, Change Management and Trends

What Nike Can Teach Us about Nonprofit Values, Change Management and Trends

Summer brings us blockbuster movies, and this summer is no different. I for one cannot wait. One recent movie that I really enjoyed was “Air,” which tells the story of the rise of Nike and how its basketball division landed Michael Jordan as its ambassador. (It’s now...

Addressing Nonprofit Challenges to Avoid Organizational Decline or Failure

Addressing Nonprofit Challenges to Avoid Organizational Decline or Failure

Every nonprofit right now is feeling a bit unsteady. We have gone through a collective earthquake – with the initial shock and many aftershocks of the pandemic, which now include inflation and an economic downturn. It is natural to feel a bit “wobbly” in the face of...

How to Review Nonprofit CEO Performance

How to Review Nonprofit CEO Performance

Governance expert John Carver was famous for saying “organizational performance is synonymous with chief executive performance.” In other words, if an organization is performing well, the CEO must be good. And if an organization is performing poorly, it is the CEO’s...

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for an Executive Transition? A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Succession Planning

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for an Executive Transition? A Quick Guide for Nonprofit Succession Planning

In John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address, he said: “The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are...

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