A holiday gift that won’t add pounds, except to your brain

A holiday gift that won’t add pounds, except to your brain

The holidays are upon us (this really feels like the longest shortest year ever, doesn’t it?), and I’ve been contemplating a gift I could give to our loyal PiP clients, followers, and friends. Since I haven’t hit the lottery yet, the large donations will have to wait...
The Year of The Pivot and What That Means for 2021

The Year of The Pivot and What That Means for 2021

The year of 2020 has been all about the pivot. Pivoting our lives and our work places. Shifting our mindset. Changing the way we do most things—socializing, connecting, and learning to name a few. Nobody would argue that it’s been beyond tough. Change isn’t for wimps,...
What Can Strategic Planning do for You?

What Can Strategic Planning do for You?

In an earlier post, I wrote about strategic planning being a critical tool for your organization’s success. A strategic plan describes where your organization is going by laying out measurable goals and explaining why those goals are important. A strategic plan also...
Why Don’t You Do Strategic Planning?

Why Don’t You Do Strategic Planning?

Recently, Jim, a long-time friend who leads a nonprofit service organization, asked for my help with some program development work.  The project sounded interesting and fun, and as we talked Jim became increasingly animated as his excitement grew—that is, until I...
Having Goals Matters

Having Goals Matters

Let’s Make a Deal During the 1980s, the popularity of TV game shows declined so dramatically that networks would only commit to a 13-week run—and rarely kept tapes of the shows.  But in their heyday of the 1950s and 1960s game shows were a staple of both primetime and...