Posts by LaCharla

Board Meetings: Pick Up the Pace!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in BLOG, Nonprofit Boards

Board Meetings: Pick Up the Pace!

Your board of directors, by design, makes formal decisions through its voting process. That typically means your board has to meet to discuss important matters first.

Simple right?

Sometimes yes. Sometimes no.

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Quick Tips for Nonprofits

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Change, Nonprofit Boards, Nonprofits

Quick Tips for Nonprofits

How do you like to learn? Reading? Listening? Doing?

We have different learning preferences, and so I want to give you information in multiple formats. That’s why I’m launching my Quick Tips! for Nonprofits video series. Each video is less than 2 minutes long and offers one idea you can put to use right away.

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Powerful Grant Writing

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Fund Raising, Nonprofits

Powerful Grant Writing

Grant writers are in great demand these days. Mission-driven organizations typically survive on contributions and grants, and the competition for those dollars is fierce.

So everyone wants a grant writer who can come in and work so

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5 Team Building Lessons You Can Learn From a Marching Band

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Leadership, Nonprofit Boards

5 Team Building Lessons You Can Learn From a Marching Band

Today’s post takes a lighthearted look at team building.

Back in the 1990s, we heard a lot about building and managing teams. And we heard phrases like “team player” and “There’s no ‘I’ in team” enough to make us scream.

Or maybe that was just me….

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Are We Redefining Work-Life Balance?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Change, Leadership, Nonprofits

Are We Redefining Work-Life Balance?

Now with three generations in the workplace, many organizations are struggling to adjust. Many older organizations are still led by Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964). And the rising number of younger workers has put pressure on the old ways of doing business.

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