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Your Nonprofit Business Model: Is It Really That Healthy?

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Your Nonprofit Business Model: Is It Really That Healthy?

by Thomas McLaughlin It is difficult to talk about business models without sounding like a candidate for Wonk of the Year, but streetsmart managers know that the concept is at the heart of successful management. Strong business models bring programmatic and financial success, while weak ones bring irrelevance and even ruin. The idea is not

5 Challenges for the Nonprofit World in 2012

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5 Challenges for the Nonprofit World in 2012

by Suzanne Perry, Caroline Preston, and Nicole Wallace The still-troubled economy will loom large over charities in the coming year, but simply keeping the lights on won’t be the only problem organizations will face. All sorts of nonprofits, including deep-pocketed grant makers, are likely to struggle with the following issues and their fallout. Philanthropy and

Soaring Your Mission Through Leadership

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Soaring Your Mission Through Leadership

Written by Claudette G. Baker How often have you heard, as a leader you are only as effective as the weakest link? What does that say about your ability to lead and accomplish the organization’s mission?  Leadership of nonprofit organizations operating in the new normal environment requires more than passion.  Today’s nonprofit leaders have to

Are You a Good Board Member?

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Are You a Good Board Member?

Written by Claudette G. Baker Let’s assume the nonprofit board you are currently serving on did everything right to get you to agree to serve on their board.  That means in the recruitment process expectations – the 3Ts (time, talent, treasure) or 3Ws (work, wisdom, wealth) were covered in detail.  You said “yes” because you

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