How to Change Organization Culture – Without Resistance or Chaos

How to Change Organization Culture – Without Resistance or Chaos

For most nonprofits, organizational culture is an incredible source of strength and staying power. According to a Bridgespan study of 130 nonprofit management teams, “culture” rated as one of the top two organizational assets across the board. However, all too often,...
Crisis Communications: Be Aware, Be Prepared, Be Proactive

Crisis Communications: Be Aware, Be Prepared, Be Proactive

It’s not a matter of if, but when. As nonprofit professionals committed to doing “good,” we’d all like to think we’re immune to a public relations crisis. However, just like corporations, nonprofits are susceptible to catastrophes beyond our control, whether they are...
Why I Hate the Idea of Performance Reviews

Why I Hate the Idea of Performance Reviews

Many nonprofit employees say they dread performance reviews. And if you secretly survey them, I bet the vast majority would be happy to get rid of them altogether. In fact, I strongly believe the annual performance review is one of those practices from the business...
Lego Love: Building a Board Your Nonprofit Deserves

Lego Love: Building a Board Your Nonprofit Deserves

Over the years, I have had many conversations with executive leaders around the practice of finding and keeping talented board members. In fact, IPM Advancement has worked with countless boards in the nonprofit sectors and we’ve discovered that a large majority of...

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