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”

The shape of a glass can influence how much we drink

It may be too late into this pandemic to share this research. It turns out that the shape of a glass can influence how much we drink. Sloped glasses canContinue reading “The shape of a glass can influence how much we drink”

I see you: Creating online social connection

We can create social connection in our online learning and leading if we are intentional in how we do it. Here are 3 ideas for helping people feel seen and connected.

A story makes meaning.

If I had a dime for every time I saw “storytelling” mentioned in a nonprofit context, I would be staycationing this summer with a white wine lawn fountain and drone-deliveredContinue reading “A story makes meaning.”

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