Archive | April, 2013

How Nonprofit Leaders Can Use Strategy and Technology to Enhance Organization’s Performance

Guest post by Harrison Coerver: Many membership organizations and not-for-profits are struggling to maintain their relevance in today’s fast changing environment.  Unprecedented competition, higher expectations, accelerating technology, changing preferences and time pressures are all converging to create a challenging landscape.  At the root of the problem: weak, hidebound board leadership. Given the strong role that […]

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Reverse Networking

One of the things I’m pretty good at is people watching.  I do it constantly – not in a creepy way – but because it can very interesting, comical, and teach me about the differences in people and how to better read, get along, and work with them.My biggest “pet peeve” in people watching, comes from the people […]

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How to Give Your Boss Bad News (the D.A.R.N. way)

Darn-it.  You screwed up.  Or, perhaps you trusted your team and now you have empowerment run amok.   You don’t want to blame… but you’re mad too.  Your boss will be ticked.  And worse, she might have to tell her boss.  It’s time to come clean.  How do you tell your boss the bad news? Bad News the […]

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