Building and Maintaining a Community is a Process!

– Todd Greer   We constantly read of organizations that do ‘community building.’ What does that mean? How does the community remain intact after it is built? ‘Community management’ and ‘community building’ are terms that have become part of the lexicon for a wide variety of organizations, from nonprofits to coworking spaces, and for membership…

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Living Your Strengths, Not Your Weaknesses

Dr. Al Winseman, Senior Learning Consultant for Gallup and author of Living Your Strengths, was our guest on Nonprofit Exchange on June 9, 2015. We focused on the importance of understanding and acting on the greatest strengths that we have as individuals and as organizations. Too often, many of us in all sectors, but especially…

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Creative Care of Stakeholders

– Sandy Birkenmaier Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., published a piece in his newsletter this week on why senior citizens should live in jails and criminals should be housed in nursing homes. It was meant to be humorous, but there is often a very fine line between humor and philosophy. Dr. T spoke of how seniors in…

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Active Membership Pays!

Sales of gym memberships and exercise equipment rise significantly every year around January 1st. We all know this is true because most of us have made a New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. But what happens when February comes around and the sky is gray and it is just too cold, or we…

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Why Millennials Matter

Joan Kuhl was our special guest on March 17, 2015, on “The Nonprofit Exchange,” SynerVision Leadership Foundation’s (@SVNPOFoundation) weekly webseries that is aired through Google Hangout and is also recorded as an iTunes podcast. Joan Snyder Kuhl is the founder of Why Millennials Matter, an international speaker, and author of First Globals (with John Zogby) and co-editor of The…

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Coworking in the Nonprofit World

  Every Tuesday at 2 PM (ET), SynerVision Leadership Foundation (@SVNPOFoundation) hosts “The Nonprofit Exchange” a weekly webseries that is aired through Google Hangout and is also recorded as an iTunes podcast. To extend the conversation to a broader audience, we also host #nonprofitchat on Twitter with the same focus each Thursday at 9 PM…

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