The Deconstructed Conference

I have served on the team producing the Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good since its inception in 2014. This conference was held in person in Yakima for sixContinue reading “The Deconstructed Conference”

Nonprofit Radio Show: Sunshine for Small Nonprofits

Nancy Bacon and Sarah Brooks co-host the Nonprofit Radio Show, a podcast designed to give small, rural nonprofits regular opportunities to learn and connect on topics that matter.

Hard out it of to is understand order words.

Good instructional design puts information in an order that makes sense. It taps into the right emotions. It centers what you will see or hear different afterwards.

The Case for Graphics and Design

“It don’t care what it looks like. The content is there.”“I’m not good at graphics. I use PowerPoint templates to create a slidedeck.”“I’m a bullet-point junky. I can’t live withoutContinue reading “The Case for Graphics and Design”

Tools to plan for that next disaster

In April 2021, my colleague Margaret Meps Schulte and I released a new nonprofit resource: Disaster Planning for Nonprofits. Sponsored in Washington State by the Non Profit Insurance Program (NPIP),Continue reading “Tools to plan for that next disaster”

The hard questions a strategy answers

Who has time for a strategy? We are so busy working, pushing out programs, or delivering on our mission. A strategy of any kind is a luxury that we justContinue reading “The hard questions a strategy answers”

What? How? Why it matters.

I recently joined a webinar on an important topic and found myself talking out loud to the very able presenter, who couldn’t hear a word I was saying because ofContinue reading “What? How? Why it matters.”

3 Tips to Produce Memorable Nonprofit Learning

On Wednesday, we launched a new “Disaster Planning for Nonprofits” curriculum. An emergency planner in attendance ended our session with an unsolicited endorsement: “That was a really good class. YouContinue reading “3 Tips to Produce Memorable Nonprofit Learning”

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