Do you Mastermind? A tool for successful nonprofit leaders.

How the whole can be greater than the sum of its parts.

People have participated in mastermind groups in the United States since the time of the Declaration of Independence’s creation.  Mastermind groups consist of people who come together regularly to set goals, intentions and action plans to become something greater than what they already are.  In some ways it’s an accountability group, but it is also so much more.  It is also a group of great minds that contribute to each person’s ideas to give them more clarity, power and impact. Read More

Recruit and Retain a Strong Nonprofit Board of Directors in 2014 – Step 2

Step 2 -Plan for the success and sustainability of your organization.

  After you have assessed your organization’s and your board’s status and needs, which was discussed in the last blog post titled ‘Recruit and Retain a Strong Nonprofit Board of Directors in 2014 – Step 1’, it is important to plan for your organization’s success and sustainability.  It is important to first determine what type of planning has your organization engaged in at this point in time?  Are you in need of some sort of formal planning?  Has your organization participated in any level of strategic planning?  The status and needs of your organization will help determine what level of formal planning you should complete. Read More