Are you productive or effective?

Are you productive or effective?

As 2020 came to a close, not only did I do the happy dance (didn’t we all?!),  but I also took some time to get organized for the year ahead. From time to time people tell me that I’m organized. If I don’t furrow my eyebrows or look at them like an alien, I almost...
Your Shared Leadership Agenda: Fewer Sleepless Nights in 2021

Your Shared Leadership Agenda: Fewer Sleepless Nights in 2021

What keeps you up at night? As a nonprofit leader, we’re guessing it isn’t just one thing. Cash flow issues? Staff morale? An unengaged Board? Donor retention? Technology headaches? Program and service delivery when demand has increased exponentially? Or perhaps...
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...