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TSB 059: Stop Being Your Team's Superhero (and Let Them Shine Instead) capacity building communication leadership management nonprofit the saturday boardroom workplace culture Feb 17, 2024

Let's face it, running a nonprofit can be like juggling flaming bowling pins blindfolded on a unicycle. You wear a lot of hats: strategic visionary, budget magician, cheerleader, conflict...

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TSB 057: When Goodbye Is A New Beginning: How to Give A Pink Slip capacity building communication leadership management nonprofit the saturday boardroom Feb 03, 2024

I didn’t sleep a wink the night before. I kept thinking about what I was going to say, how I would keep from crying, and would she hate me when it was all over.

Mindy was my colleague, and my...

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TSB 056: Is Your Nonprofit's Strategic Planning Budget On Point? budget capacity building leadership management nonprofit strategy the saturday boardroom Jan 20, 2024

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This week's tip:  A plan without a budget is folly.


Hello changemakers and nonprofit leaders!

Today, I'm diving into a topic that's crucial yet often tricky to...

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TSB 052: Painless Strategic Planning for a Reality-Driven Roadmap capacity building nonprofit strategy the saturday boardroom Dec 09, 2023

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This week's tip:  You can unlock the power of a strategic plan by summarizing prioritized strategies into a concise 1-page roadmap.


Picture this: crafting a strategic...

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TSB 051: Answering the Question All Funders Have capacity building fundraising leadership nonprofit strategy the saturday boardroom Dec 02, 2023

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This week's tip:  Crystallizing your nonprofit's unique mission and impact goals with a well-defined theory of change not only answers funders' questions but becomes the...

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TSB 028: 10 Essential Elements of a Nonprofit Strategic Action Plan capacity building governance growth leadership nonprofit strategy the saturday boardroom Apr 29, 2023

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This week's tip: Before you implement your newest strategy, make sure you have an action plan in place. 

As a nonprofit leader, you are constantly implementing new...

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TSB 025: Nonprofit Governance: Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls board development capacity building governance growth leadership nonprofit the saturday boardroom Apr 08, 2023

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This week's tip: You can avoid the pitfalls of nonprofit governance with this guide. 

As a nonprofit organization, your success largely depends on your leadership...

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TSB 021: Back to Basics: Seven Nonprofit Capacity Building Strategies capacity building growth leadership nonprofit restructuring the saturday boardroom Mar 11, 2023

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This week's tip: Here are the seven basic strategies for strengthening your organization's ability to plan, implement, and sustain programs that create positive...

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