The Balance Needed to Protect Your Nonprofit’s Vision

Most nonprofits have to balance many, many priorities and obligations, especially if they have Medicaid contracts or contracts with the state’s Department of Family and Children Services or the Department of Juvenile Justice. Between raising funds and doing the work and protecting the people you serve and protecting the employees and volunteers who help you do […]

Do You Bail Your People Out? Rescue Management Diminishes Employee Accountability

The following is a guest post by John R. Stoker, author of the new book Overcoming Fake Talk. The post was originally published on FEBRUARY 26, 2014 at www.dialogueworks.com Do You Bail Your People Out? Rescue Management Diminishes Employee Accountability I recently had a VP tell me that she had assigned one of her directors […]

Creating a Culture of Care

Nonprofits are businesses on a mission, usually driven by a heart to care for people, a cause, or some type of non-human creature. The nonprofit might be a conduit of funds, a hands-on mental health provider, a school, a sports organization, or an arts and culture organization, but at the core, there is a deep passion for […]