Your Board Needs Fodder to Think Broader

Did you read that article about risk leadership? What about that museum that lost $11 million? How did that agency get the government to move the needle big time? Being able to reference new research – or outrageous nonprofit behavior – is a great way to engage board...

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Giving the Audience What They Seek

My colleague, Shoshana Fanizza, posted an interesting analogy in her blog, Specials for What They Buy.  Shoshana specializes in audience development for theatres and performing arts, but her insights are definitely relevant to more than cultural institutions. Her...

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Are You a Trusted Advisor?

Colleague Kay Keenan and I were having coffee this week, remembering times when we have spoken truth to power. Many people are advisors - consultants and coaches like Kay and myself, Interim Executive Directors, parents, teachers, co-workers. We are all in a position...

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