We have just experienced the annual fundraising marathon of non-profits in our area. From January to May, almost every weekend is filled with conference room dinners, donations, table sponsors, silent auctions, live auctions, and of course a few slideshows to pull on our emotional strings.
Are these fundraising events bad? No, not at all. They […]
The New Year is upon us. 2014 is only hours away and as I read and reflect on the life of organizations I am struck by the fact that the word change is consistently used in their rhetoric. New Years Resolutions revolve around change. But I wonder what would happen if we shifted […]
I hear it all the time that consultants are a waste of time and money. They sweep in, “interview” the staff, make suggestions and allow you to have a half day “freebie” while you hear their yet again spiel on “communication” and “relationships” and “appropriate” work behavior. Sigh.
Why is […]