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Cultivate Curiosity

Cultivate Curiosity

Remember this cute little guy?  He was so curious, always discovering new things for us to learn about… and sometimes getting into trouble. Curiosity is almost always the beginning of new things… inventions, art, and so on. Someone asked: what if …? Benjamin Franklin...

Death by Meeting

Death by Meeting

There is no quicker way to lose a board member’s interest or passion than a poorly run board meeting. We’ve all been a part of that snoozer meeting that should have ended 30 minutes prior. We’ve also had the opportunity to experience a meeting that energizes and puts...

FLOW

FLOW

by Cami Lewis Cami is not only PiP's Operations Catalyst, but also co-founder of DeBoHa, an online community gathering space for equipping you to live the life you want. Learn more about Cami and DeBoha. At the end of every shower, I squeegee the glass doors and walls...

Creating Order This Tax Season and Beyond

Creating Order This Tax Season and Beyond

Enjoy this blog post from Cami Lewis, PiP’s Operations Catalyst. One of the things that makes Cami so talented at what she does is her organizational skills. This woman is a wizard and if you’re anything like me, I need all the help I can get! This blog post is a...

Creating Experiences that Delight

Creating Experiences that Delight

What was the last all-star customer service experience that wowed you? Chances are you had to think about this for a while. Stand out experiences are rare these days, which makes them even more powerful when we get to be part of them. Experiences don't have to be bad...

Employee and Board Engagement: An Insider’s Perspective

Employee and Board Engagement: An Insider’s Perspective

[Blog post written by Cami Lewis, PiP's Operations Catalyst] I have had the opportunity to both work for a nonprofit as paid staff as well as participate on and eventually lead a nonprofit board. While both roles focus on furthering the objectives of the organization,...

Characters Who Capture the Audience

Characters Who Capture the Audience

Maybe it's because Valentine's Day is this month and love stories are on our mind here at PiP. Not your typical love stories, though. We're talking about stories where your target audience forms an attachment to one of the main characters in your organization's story....

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...