Bill Stierle – 4 Steps to a Low-Drama Team

Feelings are Only Indicators! The Four Steps to a Low-Drama Team – Bill Stierle   As we’re working on our nonprofit vision, we run into roadblocks. We get aggravated that teams aren’t performing the way we wish. We get frustrated when we’re learning new software programs. We get annoyed when Bob asks about bookkeeping issues…

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Elliot Jones – The Design Corner

– Elliot Jones   In talking about design for organizations, an important aspect of the classes I teach, credibility immediately comes to mind. How your website and material look makes or breaks your credibility. If you have a mishmash of uncoordinated content, or your website looks like you paid $15 for it, your credibility can…

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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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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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Nonprofits Going Social

KiKi L’Italien was our special guest on Tuesday, March 24, 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. KiKi L’Italien is the host of #AssociationChat and President of Amplified Growth, Inc., which supports associations and commercial clients in…

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The Millennial Takeover!

Jamie Grant and Maddie Notter of Culture That Works were our special guests for our Thursday Nonprofit Twitter Chat (http://twubs.com/nonprofitchat) on February 19, 2015. Jamie was our guest for Tuesday’s Nonprofit Exchange: Leadership Tools and Strategies webinar (February 19, 2015), our weekly webseries that is aired through Google Hangout and is also recorded as an…

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eLearning for Individuals and Organizations

Isaac Tolpin, Founder and CEO of ChooseGrowth, was our special guest for Tuesday’s Nonprofit Exchange: Leadership Tools and Strategies webinar (February 3, 2015), discussing “A New Era for eLearning.” Isaac is a leadership expert, speaker, and entrepreneur who has been successfully running businesses since he was 21. Isaac has an inexhaustible well of energy and…

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Engaging a Following on Social Media

Ken Rochon was our special guest for Tuesday’s Nonprofit Exchange: Leadership Tools and Strategies webinar (January 6, 2015) on “Building and Engaging a Following on Social Media.” Check out the video of our interview with Ken at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEepmhud0kc or https://plus.google.com/events/ccq3vne06ilk3jjfrffc3n6u4dk?cfem=1. Marketing Consultant Ken Rochon, of The Umbrella Syndicate (http://theumbrellasyndicate.com), gave himself a crash course in…

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