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...
Are You Mobile Minded?

Are You Mobile Minded?

Mobile mindedness sounds easy, right? I mean most of us are so connected to our cell phones, conjoined twins have gone through easier separations. It’s funny to think that we—the people who would rather risk our lives in a car than put our cells down—are sometimes the...
Millennials in Service

Millennials in Service

Admittedly, I didn’t engage in my first service project selflessly. I felt pushed into it like many other Millennials. Look at the scholarships available. Most of them require active involvement in service. Want to be competitive and well-rounded on your college and...