The big idea is elusive, at best, and can take years to develop. So, the best organizations develop a consistent pattern of small gains and progress while they’re looking for the big idea. This is the key to progress.
Author’s note: This is the second in a series of articles regarding the mistakes I’ve made in developing our foundation over these first 14 years. A friend recently sent me a book titled, “Success Always Begins With Failure”. I love that title and hope that my failures shared will give you some tips for your own giving journey. [more]
This is my first article for our new website. I intend to dedicate most of my first year of writing for the site to sharing what I’ve learned as I grow in service to others.
In business, as well as in life, we are awash in data and starved for information. Great business plans focus on developing a few manageable goals versus solving all organizational problems in one plan. [more]
Particularly during times of declining revenue, non-profit executives are challenged to identify and build new revenue sources. And, unlike business, they must do so while maintaining their commitment to their service mission. [more]
Complex problems are best solved by simple, if sometimes difficult approaches. The most important of these is getting good people and respecting their work. [more]