Category Archives: Board & Staff Development

Posts about helping people work smarter and work together to realize your nonprofit’s mission.

Is Your Entire Staff Part of the Team?

I called the office of a nonprofit organization and asked to talk to the development director. “She’s not here,” said the person answering the phone.  “Call her back later.”  And then I heard the click of a hang up. Clearly, this person did not feel that development had anything to do with her.  She didn’t… Read more

The Board Dilemma

The board is responsible for fundraising/  Or so you are told. They will identify, cultivate, and–yes!–solicit donors. Only yours do not. You ask them to bring 5 names of people who could support your organization. They bring not a one. You ask them to call their friend and set up a meeting. You wait, and… Read more