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Partnering with Darkness to Light to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

September 11, 2014Alec Green

I have always believed that storytelling is the most impactful means of communication. It is how we learn. It is how we affect change. It is how we develop emotional connections. We are proud to debut a short documentary on Darkness to Light (D2L...

Be a Coach - Not just a Manager

August 01, 2014Jocelyne Durando

Effective Feedback Meetings

PS - I Love You

July 07, 2014Justin Wedell

Fortunately (or perhaps unfortunately, depending upon your taste in movies), this post is not a reflection on the questionable film of the same title. No, this post is all about Performance Support (PS) - a learning model that some have heard of, few have engaged, and many...

It’s Not You, It’s Me – Nonprofit Capacity and the Pro Bono Bottleneck

June 17, 2014Justin Wedell

“Water, water, everywhere,
and all the boards did shrink;
water, water, everywhere,
nor any drop to drink.”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner...

Your Training Program Needs a Performance Review

May 21, 2014Justin Wedell

For most nonprofit leaders, training is a means to an end, intended to serve as a vehicle for individual and organizational improvement. Verifying whether or not your prescribed training actually achieves this objective however, is an entirely different and more complex consideration. How can...

Great Teachers Teach Great Expectations

May 06, 2014Justin Wedell

May 6 is National Teacher Day. Take a moment to #ThankaTeacher that has made a difference in your life or your community.

Will your next CEO be ready in 2 years?

April 24, 2014Jocelyne Durando

Succession Management establishes a foundation to ensure your organization has the right talent, in the right position, at the right time. Effective Succession processes allow any organization to respond quickly to change, and to overcome the loss of key talent and leadership.

Our Top 3 Nonprofit Management Books

April 24, 2014jlam

Did you know that April 23 was World Book Night? An annual event, volunteers pick up selected titles (each year a new list of...

Impact Grant Profile: Cindy McElhinney from Darkness to Light

April 17, 2014Alec Green

April is child abuse prevention month.  According to the U.S. Department of Justice, ...

Performance Management for Nonprofits: Focus on Feedback

April 16, 2014Gayle Loving

Performance management gets a bad rap. This is primarily because most employees (and managers) don’t think about performance management until it comes time for their annual review.

All too often, the only tangible benefit of the annual review process is that that everyone stays on their...